Minutes of the KPFK Local Station Board Meeting of 12/15/07
(A copy of minutes with location, convene time, and attendance was approved and
is being searched for. -TLG)

The LSB convened, then moved to closed session.


Minutes of the KPFK Local Station Board Meeting of 12/15/07 (cont'd)
[DRAFT - Subject to LSB Approval]

The meeting was re-convened at 4:57 pm after a 50-minute closed session. Terry
Goodman was appointed Secretary Pro-Tem for the remainder of the meeting.

There was discussion regarding the draft job posting for the General Manager
position as amended and approved by the General Manager Search Committee on
12/06/07 and then revised on 12/13/06 by incorporation of amendments suggested
by HR Consultant Dominga Estrada.

Motion from Margaret Prescod (as amended on the motions of Ian Johnston and
Yosh Yamanaka) that the text of the second sentence of the draft paragraph on
"Responsibilities" of the draft GM job posting announcement which reads
"Working with the staff, the Local Station Board (LSB), and the community, the
General Manager is responsible for monitoring and guiding the station" be
struck out and replaced with the text "Working collaboratively with the Local
Station Board (LSB), the station staff, and the community, the General Manager
is responsible for monitoring and guiding the station and for implementing
and/or responding in a timely fashion to PNB and LSB resolutions."
Motion passed by a show of hands.
Y: 9; N: 0, A: 2

Motion from Margaret Prescod (as amended on the motion of Sherna Gluck) that
the text of the first sentence of the draft paragraph on "Financial
Accountabilities and Responsibilities" of the draft GM job posting announcement
which reads "In collaboration with Pacifica's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and
Executive Director (ED), prepare the station's annual budget and present to
KPFK's Local Station Board and the Pacifica National Board (PNB) for review and
approval" be struck out and replaced with the text "In collaboration with
Pacifica's Chief Financial Officer (CFO, the Executive Director (ED), the Local
Station Board (LSB), and Staff, prepare the station's annual budget and present
it to KPFK's Local Station Board and the Pacifica National Board (PNB) for
review and approval" and that the text of the third sentence of this section
which reads "Prepare station budgets and reports for revenue and expense
oversight, and ensure that station maintains a balanced budget (plus or minus 5
percent) within Board and National Office guidelines" be struck out and
replaced with the sentence "Prepare reports for revenue and expense oversight
and ensure that the station maintains a balanced budget (plus or minus 5
percent) within Board and National Office guidelines."
Motion passed by a show of hands.
Y: 10, N: 1, A: 1

Motion from Margaret Prescod, that a new item number 23 be inserted after item
22 in the section on "Community Relations" of the draft GM job posting
announcement, with subsequent items renumbered appropriately, and that the text
of this new item read "23. Develop and implement an outreach strategy to
increase listenership to and membership in KPFK, paying particular attention to
underrepresented communities."
Motion passed without objection.

Motion from Margaret Prescod that the text of the paragraph on "Skills and
Abilities" in the section on "Qualifications" of the draft GM job posting
announcement be amended to insert the sentence "Ability to work with diverse
communities" immediately following the sentence "Ability to think clearly and
manage multiple changing priorities."
Motion passed without objection.

Motion from Sherna Gluck that the text indicating the application deadline near
the end of the draft GM job posting announcement which reads "Open until
filled/date" be struck out and replaced with the words "January 31, 2008 or
until filled."
Motion passed without objection.

There was general satisfaction with the job posting announcement as amended,
but no vote on the matter. The remaining items on the agenda were postponed by
adjournment.

The meeting was adjourned without objection at 5:26 pm.