The KKFI Board of Directors (4th Wednesdays, 5:30 – 8 PM):
The Board of Directors of Mid-Coast Radio Project, Inc. are elected by Active Members and Programmers at their annual meeting. There are fourteen members in total, consisting of thirteen director and an ex-officio member of the board. Eleven of the directors are elected by the Active Members to serve staggered three-year terms, and they are limited to two consecutive terms. Of the other three members, there are two Programmer Representatives elected by Programmers to serve one-year terms as directors. The Active Member Chair, elected by the Active Members, is an ex-officio member of the Board.
For the current list of board members, please see the Board of Directors page.
Active Members elect five Standing Committees (Finance, Governance, Grievance, Membership, Programming) plus a Nominating Committee (per article VIII of the bylaws).
The Board appoints Ad Hoc Committees. As of August 2020, these are Board development; Communications & Development; Equipment, Facilities, & Technology (EFT); News & Public Affairs; Nominating; Station Location; Podcast; Personnel; Training; Strategic Planning; Outreach; Program Evaluation; Security.
Committees of the Active Members (May 2020):
Finance (3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 PM) – Greg Swartz (Chair); Mark Andruss, Marc Hill, Darnell Hunt, Carroll Iorg, Bill John
Governance (2nd Mondays, 6 PM) – Kathy Peters (Chair); Mark Andruss, Greg Swartz, Michael Hogge, Shicagolyn Hams-Scroggins, M.C. Richardson, Una Nowling
Grievance (meets as needed) – Judy Ancel (Chair); Craig Lubow, Michael Hogge, Lesley Pories, Darnell Hunt, Dutch Metzker, Patrick Patterson, LaDonna Sanders, Paula Bears, Lesley Pories
Membership (1st Wednesdays, 6 PM) – Lesley Pories (Chair); Valerie Andruss, Gwyn Collier, Darnell Hunt, Dutch Metzker, Darryl Oliver, Kathy Peters, Joe Quirk
Programming (3rd Sundays, 1:30 – 4 PM) – LaDonna Sanders (Chair); Judy Ancel, Joseph Jackson, Mark Manning, Robert Cornett, Marc Hill, Patrick Patterson, Fiona Nowling, Angela Johnson, Diana Ennis
Nominating (meets as needed) – Lesley Pories (Chair); Val Andruss
Ad Hoc Committees of the Board:
Board Development (meets as needed) — Lesley Pories, Marc Hill
Communication/Development (third Wednesdays, 6-7 PM) – Gwyn Collier (Chair); Valerie Andruss, Bill Sundahl, Greg Swartz, Geoffrey Allison, Ross Quinn, Rachel Berbiglia, Catina Taylor, Spencer Graves, Libby Hansen
EFT (second Saturdays, noon-3 PM) – Andy Beals (Chair); Eric Barr, Darrell Hoffman, David Dye, Spencer Graves, Cary McRoberts, Dutch Metzker, Phil Hauptman, Greg Swartz
News and Public Affairs (second Wednesdays, 5-6:30 PM) – Pat Riehle (Chair); Bill Clause; Greg Swartz; Judy Ancel, Spencer Graves, Craig Lubow, Carroll Iorg, Tom Crane, Susan Sarachek; Darnell Hunt
Station Location (as needed; contact the Chair with questions) – Kathy Peters (Chair); Craig Lubow (vice chair), Michael Hogge, Greg Swartz
Podcast (second Tuesday evenings – 6 PM) – Cary McRoberts (Chair); Ross Quinn, David Dye, Bill Sundahl, Greg Swartz, Catina Taylor, Sam Wisman, Jen Zaman
Personnel (First Tuesdays, 6:30 PM) – Fiona Nowling (Chair); Lesley Pories, Greg Swartz, Catina Taylor, Darnell Hunt, Mike Lytle
Strategic Planning (meeting time to be determined) – Bill Clause, Marc Hill, Darnell Hunt, Spencer Graves
Training (Third Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 PM) – Catina Taylor (chair), Cris Mann (co-chair), Spencer Graves, Darnell Hunt, Susan Sarachek, Michael Hoey, Fiona Nowling, Bill Clause, LaDonna Sanders, Patrick Patterson, Mike Lytle.
Board elections are held the first Monday in April. Additional election is held if a Board Member vacates their seat during the year. If you would like to apply for a position on the KKFI Board of Directors, please fill out this application.
The Active Members are the “shareholders” of Mid-Coast Radio Project, Inc. They have qualified for Active Membership through regular service to the corporation as volunteers. To apply for Active Member status, download this form. To be eligible for Active Member status, your volunteer hours must be verified by the Secretary of the Board.
For more information about volunteering, please see our volunteer page.