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Hi, this is Susie Moreno I have served on the KPFT Station board for four years. During that time I have been an active member in service to KPFT listeners, programmers and all those who support Pacifica’s Mission. I have also been a listener member for many years.

My professional background is in the health profession where I am a dedicated caregiver. I am also committed to building progressive communities and so I have volunteered with the Deplechin Children’s Center where I worked with abused children, Stephen Ministries and Hospice. I have work for other organizations and have been doing community volunteer work since I was a teenager when I helped start a Junior GI Form chapter in west Texas.

Many know me to be an independent thinker. I support and work to uphold the Pacifica’s values on education, integrity and inclusiveness. I bring a sense of calm and pragmatic thinking to the board. I listen to my fellow board members, station members and programmers with an open ear. If elected, I will continue to lift up these values and be a voice for KPFT listeners and the greater Houston Community.

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In what ways are the station moving in a positive direction, that you would want to continue or perhaps improve?
I have promoted and witnessed people at KPFT move forward at building a more respectful and tolerant environment. I will continue to help nurture better working relationships as KPFT moves forward.

In what ways are the station moving in a negative direction, that you would want to stop or change? What changes would you work for?
Divisiveness, yes that is what seems to manifest its self within KPFT and so seems to moves the Station in a negative direction. I will work to bring respect and I will continue to promote and display Mutual Respect for all to help develop a better environment.

What key experience, connections, skills or traits would you bring to the Local Station Board to advance the station's mission?
I bring a willingness to reach out, to speak out, guided by facts in order to bring a diverse group of people from different socio-economic, education and cultural backgrounds together. I am a licensed Vocational Nurse. I have also worked in the banking sector in the Securities, Collections and Finance Departments. My collective volunteerism spans a life time and covers areas in public health, environmental justice, equal protection, civil rights and free speech. I have also worked on several political campaigns and other grassroots organizing efforts.

What ideas do you have for helping the station and the Pacifica Foundation meet the financial challenges currently being faced?
I would like to see programmers from each Pacifica Station collaborate on a National Event. This could be a promotional event to highlight and showcase programs from each Pacifica Sister Stations. It is time for a national convening of all our programmers, listeners, staff and supporters to meet and collaborate as a unified community to help further our mission.

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