04December2016

Minutes
Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
July 12, 2016, 3:30 pm
Healy Senior Center, Redway CA
 
I.Call to order
Murphy called the meeting to order and read the mission statement.
II.Roll call
 
BOARD-APPOINTED:  Christine Doyka, Treasurer Sarah Scudder, 
Mark Marchese
MEMBER REPS:  Secretary Rob Bier, Cody “Comfy” Dillon, Maria Savage
PROGRAMMER REPS:  Vice President Jimmy Durchslag, President Dan Murphy
 
STATION MANAGER:  Jeanette Todd
 
ABSENT:  Zack “Doopi” Gonzalez
 
III.Approval of May and June minutes
Murphy moved approval of both sets of minutes.  Doyka seconded.  Passed unanimously.
IV.Approval of agenda
Scudder moved approval.  Marchese seconded.  Passed with seven yeas, one abstention.
V.Open time 
Bettye Etter praised the work of retiring Station Manager Jeanette Todd and urged that programmers be required to perform volunteer service.
Also in attendance were Jama Chaplin and Betty Miller.
VI.Management report
Consensus was reached on conducting CPB diversity compliance at a fall Board retreat/orientation.
VII.Old business
Sponsorship of a grass roots radio conference was discussed, with consensus in support of holding such an event in 2017.
The Rivendell project received considerable discussion.  Scudder moved formation of a financial plan for it through 2017.  Doyka seconded. Passed unanimously.
Todd was directed to develop some options for employee benefits with price tags for the Board’s consideration.
VIII.New business
a.Todd presented the idea of RCR producing a five-day-a-week version of Free Speech Radio News.  Durchslag expressed strong reservations.  Bier and Dillon voiced support.  Todd was encouraged to pursue the idea in her own time and to report back to the Board.
 
b.A draft of the annual audit is in hand.  Board agreed to respond to Todd by 5:00 pm, Tuesday, July 19 with approvals and/or queries.
 
c.Bier moved adoption of a revision, with his suggested change, of Policy Manual Section 6.4, Advisory Committees.  Durchslag seconded.  Passed unanimously.  The amended policy follows:
6.4 Program Selection and Review Council (PSRC)
To ensure adequate community representation in the selection of programming on RCR, a Program Selection and Review Council (PSRC) will consist of RCR Program Director(s), Program Assistant(s) and a minimum of 5 active programmers or listeners.
Programmer Representatives on the Board of Directors, other Staff or Volunteers may be solicited to help recruit new members to the PSRC. 
Applicants for membership on the PSRC should apply to it for review.  Applications will be put to a vote by the council.
The Station Manager shall oversee the ongoing participation of the PSRC in programming decisions.
Input, such a comments or complaints regarding programming will be forwarded to the PSRC for review.  Input shall be documented in programmer files by the Program Director(s).
 
d.Murphy moved tabling the six-month budget review.  Bier seconded.  Passed unanimously.
IX.Closed session – personnel
The Board discussed ongoing employee reviews.
Durchslag moved and Murphy seconded removal of Emma Nation a member of the northern Community Advisory Board (CAB), telling her not to affiliate herself any further with RCR and that the Board continued its willingness to meet with her about the matter.  Passed unanimously.
X.Committee Meetings
 
Minutes
Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
June 15, 2016, 1:00 pm
Redwood Playhouse, Garberville CA
 
I.Call to order  Murphy read the mission statement.
 
II.Roll call
 
BOARD-APPOINTED:  Christine Doyka, Mark Marchese
MEMBER REPS:  Secretary Rob Bier, Cody “Comfy” Dillon, Maria Savage
PROGRAMMER REPS:  Vice President Jimmy Durchslag, Zack Doopi Gonzalez, President Dan Murphy
 
ABSENT
Treasurer Sarah Scudder
STATION MANAGER:  Jeanette Todd
 
III.Approval of May minutes
In view of the fact that most members had not seen the draft May minutes, Bier moved to table approval until the July meeting.  Murphy seconded.  Passed unanimously.
IV.Approval of agenda
Dillon moved the addition of Board orientation to the list of upcoming meetings.  Bier seconded.  Passed unanimously.   Bier moved approval of the agenda.  Murphy seconded.  Passed unanimously.
V.Open time 
The following individuals spoke:  Jama Chaplin, Betty Miller. 
 
Murphy thanked the two for taking the time to express their concerns and support for Redwood Community Radio.  He said that the Board had formed a committee to address issues raised by the so-called “Concerned KMUDers” and expected to have a report by the July meeting.
VI.Management report
In Todd’s absence, attending the annual meeting of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, there was no discussion of her written report.
VII.Discussion and questions for management
VIII.Consent calendar
a.Syndication 6.2
b.Removal of a CAB Member 2.5.2
Bier moved approval, Murphy seconded.  Approved unanimously.
IX.Finance committee report
In the absence of Scudder, there was no report.
X.Old business
a.CABs
This item was moved to the closed session because of need to discuss individual performance.
 
b.Security Lighting
Murphy said he would take personal responsibility for moving the project forward.
 
c.Rivendell, Staff Updates/ Reports
Murphy moved to table.  Bier seconded.  Passed unanimously.
XI.New business
a.Employee Benefits Program- discussion
Durchslag suggested the station manager hiring would be a sweeter deal with some kind of health benefits.  Dillon suggested the Executive Committee come up with a way to develop and explore options.  Agreement by consensus.
 
b.Hosting GRC KMUD 30th Anniversary 
Discussion was mostly positive concerning sponsoring a Grass Roots radio conference in 2017.  Todd will be asked to explore what such an effort would require.
XII.Closed session – personnel
a.Personnel- Performance Evaluation Reports, follow up.
b.Station Manager Hiring
c.CABs
XIII.Committee reports
a.Hiring Committee
b.Pledge Drive Committee
c.Development Committee
d.Policy Committee
e.Community Input Committee 
 
Minutes
Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
May 10, 2016, 3:30 pm
Healy Senior Center, Redway CA
 
I.Call to order  Murphy read the mission and vision statements.
II.Roll call
BOARD-APPOINTED:  Christine Doyka, Treasurer Sarah Scudder
MEMBER REPS:  Secretary Rob Bier, Cody “Comfy” Dillon, Maria Savage
PROGRAMMER REPS:  Vice President Jimmy Durschlag, Zack Doopi Gonzalez, President Dan Murphy
STATION MANAGER:  Jeanette Todd
 
III.Approval of April minutes
The April minutes were approved as submitted unanimously.
IV.Approval of agenda
The agenda was approved unanimously.
V.Nomination and seating of new director
Murphy nominated Mark Marchese for the open Board-appointed seat.  Scudder seconded.  There being no other nominations, Marchese was approved unanimously and took his seat immediately.
VI.Open time 
The following individuals spoke:  Suzelle, Jama Chaplin, Betty Miller, James “Duff” Ficklin, Pamela Parson, Agnes Patek, Donna King, Robie Tenorio, Isabella Vanderheiden, Michael McKaskell, Frenchy, BR Graham, Paul Encimer.  Also present were:  Mark Sternfield, Simon Frech, Tom O’Neil, behr, Brittany Hutcherson, Hilary Hacker, Dian Griffith, Andy Feretto, Cynthia Click, Nathan Hosning, Ruby Guillette, Jack Frybulous. 
All speakers addressed issues of the station’s mission and performance.  Most spoke from notes.
Murphy thanked the group for taking the time and effort to express their concerns and support for Redwood Community Radio.  He said the Board would confer and provide a response.
VII.Management report
VIII.Discussion and questions for management
IX.Consent calendar
a.Appoint Siena Klein to central Community Advisory Board
Murphy moved approval, Durschlag seconded.  Approved unanimously.
X.Finance committee report
XI.Old business
a.Syndication policy
Murphy moved approval with top extra paragraph moved to top of policy.  Savage seconded.  Approved unanimously.
b.CABs
Murphy moved to table.  Durschlag seconded.  Approved unanimously.
XII.New business
a.Station sustainability and focus
Murphy proposed ad hoc committee to address sustainability and focus.  Seconded.  Passed unanimously.  Murphy moved to name Marchese as chair of this committee.  Bier seconded.  Passed unanimously.
b.Fundraising financial controls
Scudder moved that the Board direct the Financial Committee to do research and start to outline policy and financial controls.  Seconded.  Approved unanimously.
Scudder moved to eliminate Simon Frech’s credit card and to add his name to the KMUD card.  Murphy seconded.  Approved unanimously.
c.New schedule for policy manual updates
Murphy moved to table.  Doyka seconded.  Approved unanimously.
d.Review of Policy 2.5.2, Appointment or Removal of CAB Member
Durschlag moved approval.  Murphy seconded.  Approved unanimously.  This will go to the consent calendar.
XIII.Closed session – personnel
XIV.Committee reports
 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at KMUD, 1144 Redway Drive, Redway CA. If you plan on attending a meeting, it would be wise to confirm in advance that no changes from this schedule have taken place.


Board of Directors Tuesday, Dec. 13, 3:30 pm, Healy Senior Center, Redway
Development Tuesday, Nov. 29, 3:00 pm
Policy Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11:00 am
Finance Tuesday , Nov. 29,1:00 pm

KMUD STATION MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
 
BASIC FUNCTION:  The Station Manager is responsible for the overall management of the station and is expected to work in collaboration and cooperation with the staff, independent contractors, the Board of Directors, volunteers and membership.
 
SUPERVISED BY AND REPORTS TO:  Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
SUPERVISES:  All paid and contract staff.
Salaried full time (40 hours per week) position.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
 
Management:
•Emphasize teamwork and consensus building in decision making and all aspects of staff coordination.
•Make and implement decisions regarding the operation of the station including personnel, contracts, legal requirements, finance, and maintenance.
•Implement hiring and firing, training and evaluation of paid staff.  Create, modify or eliminate positions, job descriptions or contracts, within the expenditure limits established by the Board for total staff costs and total contractor costs. 
•Participate as an advisor to the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.  Submit written reports and recommendations to the Board at the monthly board meetings.
•Participate in other committees, including Finance, Development, Pledge Drive and Policy.
•Hold regular meetings with staff and contractors as well as plan board/staff meetings, board trainings, and board/staff retreats including strategic planning.
•Help mediate and resolve disputes between staff members, staff and public and listen to/respond to complaints from all.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
 
Operations:
The priority for the Station Manager is oversight of operations with delegation of tasks to the Staff, Volunteers and Programmers whenever possible.
•Oversee the maintenance of buildings, equipment and grounds. 
•Responsible for outreach for and promotion of KMUD, its programs and events, including: public speaking, press releases and advertising in all appropriate media, and production of program guides, newsletters (internal and external), and website.
•Merchandising, creation of KMUD Merchandise for sale or promotions.
•Oversee and supervise staff with responsibilities for station daily operations.
 
Finance:
•Responsible for the financial affairs of the station, including oversight of development, grants, book-keeping, underwriting, budgeting, purchasing, sales and other relevant financial matters.  The Board will decide issues of extraordinary circumstance; for example, land sales.  
•Recommend auditor candidate(s) to the Board; work with Board on auditor’s contract.
•Work collaboratively with financial staff to:
- prepare timely and accurate financial reports required by the Board of Directors, local, state and federal agencies, and by lending and grant-making institutions.
- facilitate the completion of the annual audit required by CPB.
- prepare a draft annual budget along with the Finance Committee.
•Provide a monthly narrative report analyzing the financial situation for the Board.
•Oversee the public posting of designated financial reports one week before the monthly Board meeting. 
 
Development:
•Oversee the coordination of all fundraising and outreach activities.
•As part of the Development Committee, plan yearly calendar of fundraising events.
•Oversee pledge drives in coordination with the Pledge Drive Subcommittee.
•Search for and secure public and private grants.
 
SALARY: $42,000.00 per year

To apply send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Aug. 12, 2016.

Redwood Community Radio / KMUD is hiring a Development Coordinator. The deadline to submit your application package is Friday July 29th at 5pm. 

Please see the job description and details below. You may also download the job description as a pdf.

Redwood Community Radio / KMUD

Job Title: Development Coordinator Reports to: Station Manager Employment Status: Full Time Hours: 40 per week- salary position

General Description: The Development Coordinator will ensure the sustainable growth and financial health of the organization. This will be done by increasing revenue at KMUD Community Radio through a variety of means, including, but not limited to: major donor identification and cultivation, capital campaigns, annual campaigns, special events, online fundraising, underwriting contracts, bequests, in-kind giving, as well as serve as the primary Underwriting Representative. The Development Coordinator will also generate promotional materials, press materials and press relationships for KMUD. This position requires extensive work with volunteers, including members of the Development Committee. As in all positions at KMUD, the Development Coordinator will work very closely and interdependently with other staff.

The Development Coordinator will ensure that the fundraising strategies are in alignment with KMUD Community Radio's mission, goals and policies.

Qualifications

The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications:

  • Proven development experience in the non-profit sector, preferably with major donor fundraising work, as well as large event planning.

  • Excellent knowledge of technology and appropriate software, including database management, spreadsheets and electronic communication, including online giving.

  • Ability to delegate responsibility and ensure accountability

  • Ability to produce accurate and timely reports, with research and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work with graphic artists to produce print materials.

  • Highly self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple projects and work according to specific deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to train and supervise volunteers.

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as necessary.

  • Ability to work effectively with socio-economically, racially, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, ability to participate in public speaking events.

  • Ability to work with a diverse population within KMUD’s multicultural, cooperative, progressive organization.

  • Ability to model respectful, inclusive, responsible behavior that is consistent with KMUD's mission and KMUD Family Rules.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Create and implement annual development plan and strategy.

  • Develop and present KMUD’s overall development efforts to meet annual budget requirements.

  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors.

  • Develop and grow our individual donor base; manage multiple annual Pledge Drives, cultivate major gifts, and special thank you gifts (premiums).

  • Work closely with the Membership Director, and Board of Directors to address lapsed memberships.

  • Create and maintain press kit, underwriting literature and paper promotional materials.

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy, including building relationships with other media.

  • Work closely with Development Committee, and Finance Committee to develop and promote annual funding campaigns and signature events.

  • Work closely with Development Committee, Finance Committee and Station Manager to develop annual funding plan.

  • Must be willing to follow and fully understand FCC and IRS rules regarding Underwriting language and execute messaging on KMUD following the letter of the licensing law.

  • Train and lead volunteers to support fundraising and marketing efforts with the KMUD Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Develop and manage Board fundraising.

  • If directed, develop and coordinate culturally appropriate fundraising events in our multiple communities.

    Salary

    Range $32,000- $41,600 annually. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Introductory Period

    There is a three-month introductory period. This period is not to be construed as a contract. This means that employment can be terminated, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time during or after the introductory period, at the option of the organization or at the option of the employee. The employee shall be evaluated before the end of the introductory period, and within 30 days of the annual anniversary of the employee’s hire date. Employees of Redwood Community Radio are reviewed on an ongoing bi-annual basis.

    Benefits

    This position offers paid vacation, sick leave, an annual personal day and at least 11 paid holidays per year, in accordance with KMUD Employee Benefits Policy.
    Annually KMUD observes a 2% cost of living annual increase (COLA). The COLA is applied on January 1st of each year.

Working Conditions

KMUD has a small paid staff and about 400 volunteers. KMUD has regular membership drives. They require a substantial amount of time and coordination. The atmosphere is animated and stimulating. The ability to work in this kind of environment is essential.

Workplace expectations at KMUD radio include: effective verbal and written communications, conflict de-escalation, skillful volunteer relations and utilization, capable project management, work-area organization, response to phone calls and correspondence, teamwork and cooperation with other employees, volunteers, and Board members; furtherance of KMUD mission, goals and values; meeting attendance and participation; capable departmental budgeting and punctuality.

KMUD is currently implementing a strategic plan through 2020. All positions have responsibilities specified in that plan.

Equipment Used & Physical Working Conditions

Computer (mac and pc), voicemail, copier, fax. Applicant must be able to remain in a stationary position approximately 50% or more of the time. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Applicant must have ability to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.

Applicant must also be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs regularly, and be prepared to move and haul various sized equipment for use in live special events. Hauling of equipment is a normal part of working at KMUD.

Equal Opportunity Employer

KMUD Community Radio is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, class, creed, physical or mental disability.

KMUD observes all state and federal law concerning employment.

To Apply:

We must receive a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and a writing sample no later than 5:00 pm PDT on July 29th 2016. We'd prefer receiving your application (ideally as one attachment) emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., but you may also mail/deliver your application to:

KMUD Radio - Development Director Hire, P.O. Box 135 Redway, CA 95560

MINUTES
Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
April 12, 2016, 3:30 pm
Healy Senior Center, Redway CA
 
Dan Murphy called the meeting to order, reading the mission and vision statements.  Sarah Scudder was appointed stacker.
 
Present: Board-Appointed Representatives: Christine Doyka, Mark Marchese, Treasurer Sarah Scudder
Members’ Representatives:  Cody “Comfy” Dillon, Vice President Siena Klein, Maria Savage
Programmers’ Representatives:  Secretary Jack Frybulous, President Dan Murphy
 
Station Manager Jeanette Todd
 
Absent:  Programmer Representative Jimmy Durschlag
 
Approval of March minutes
The March minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
Approval of agenda
Murphy moved to amend the agenda by adding the seating of new members next, followed by discussion of the appointed representative seat and appointment of officers.  Passed unanimously.  Todd asked Board to strike the syndication and policy manual items from Unfinished Business, noting that the Policy Committee had not met to consider either item.  Agenda, with changes, passed unanimously.
Seating of new directors
Murphy thanked Marchese, Klein and Frybulous for their service to RCR.  Member Representative Rob Bier and Programmer Representative Zack Doopi Gonzales took their seats for three-year terms.  Appointment to the open seat was deferred to the May meeting, with Mark Marchese currently the only candidate for the position.  The following were tentatively appointed officers by unanimous votes, confirmation of that to come at the Board retreat:  President, Dan Murphy; Vice President, Jimmy Durschlag; Treasurer, Sarah Scudder; Secretary, Rob Bier.
Open time 
Jama Chaplin challenged a comment made by Frybulous at the March meeting to the effect that new motions could be made at any time.  She pointed out that this would defeat the whole idea of an agenda, calling that a social contract with the membership that could only be altered by action of the full Board.  Murphy acknowledged the error.
Management report
Todd reported that the pledge drive was off to a good start, due in part to overlapping the last day of the silent drive with the first day of the on-air drive.  She said tickets for the Amy Goodman event were moving slowly, although the meet-and-greet was doing well.  Todd reiterated her concern about the large amount of staff time it is taking to implement Rivendell, suggesting that it may be necessary to reconsider the worth of the entire project.  She also repeated the need for Board packet items to be completed and submitted to her earlier.  
Finance Committee report
Scudder noted that personnel expenses are running ahead of budget for several reasons, notably due to the staff time being expended on Rivendell.  She said that topic would be taken up at the April Finance Committee meeting.  Although due Jan. 1, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting payment actually arrived in November and was partially expended before the end of the year.  That was repaid, but the CPB figure shown for Jan. 1, 2016 may not be accurate.  If so, it will be corrected.  Bookkeeper Dian Griffin needs to provide better, more timely reporting to Scudder and the Board.  Murphy said those issues could be addressed in the impending new contract with Griffin.  Dillon suggested finding volunteer help for her.  Scudder noted that Harry Jasper, former administrator at Joseph Phelps Community Hospital, has expressed a willingness to assist with finances.
Unfinished business
Security lighting.  David Katz has volunteered to provide lights, similar to those he has installed at Solar Suites, across the street from KMUD.  The grounds committee will take up particulars of the work at its May meeting.
Mural.  Chad has been delayed by personal affairs, but is enthusiastic about the project and will provide a drawing of his proposed design, perhaps by the May Board meeting.
New business
CABs and Face Book.  The northern Community Advisory Board has created its own Face Book page.  The consensus from discussion was that this is not desirable; it divides RCR’s interests and public presence.  Northern chair Emma Nation will be asked to removed the KMUE page and do all posting to the existing FB page.
 
Committee meeting schedule
Board of DirectorsMay 10, 3:30 pm, Healy Senior Center
Development April 26, 3:00 pm
ExecutiveApril 18, 11:00 am
PolicyApril 20, 11:00 am
FinanceApril 26, 1:00 pm
Board talk showApril 13, 7:00 pm
MediationApril 21, 1:00 pm
 
VISION Statement - Redwood Community Radio envisions a community of listeners who, guided by the example of RCR programming, work together to create better, more just and sustainable world systems, to ensure that all humans and other living species on earth move toward a higher quality of life, and are able to survive challenges in the times ahead.
MISSION - Redwood Community Radio will encourage a communication center of open airways (KMUD) for all voices to inform, educate, entertain and inspire the listening community through quality programming.
 
MINUTES
Redwood Community Radio - Board of Directors
Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 – 3:45
Healy Senior Center – Redway, CA
 
I.Call to order: Meeting ground rules; opening comments from the President
Roll call:
board-appointed
Christine Doyka (departed 6:48), Mark Marchese, Treasurer Sarah Scudder (departed 6:44)
members’ reps
Vice-president Siena Klein, Cody Dillon, Maria Savage
programmers’ reps
Secretary Jack Frybulous, President Dan Murphy, Jimmy Durchslag (departed 6:16)
Station Manager
Jeanette Todd
II.February minutes were unanimously approved.
III.Approval of agenda – At Jeanette’s suggestion, Jack moved that Consent Calendar items B-E be removed and sent to Policy for consideration (unanimously approved). Dan’s motion that item C, Syndication policy, be removed from Unfinished Business, and agenda approval passed with identical votes: 8 yea’s, 1 abstention. The Board indicated its desire to move to New Business discussion of the Secretary’s motion to appoint a stack-keeper.
IV.Open time - Speakers will be assigned an amount of time not to exceed 5 minutes.
V.Closed Session – personnel
VI.Management report – Six new underwriters have signed up in the past ten days. JT expressed concerns about Rivendell expenses. [See the packet for more info from the Manager’s Report.] Cody’s motion that Finance should look into further Rivendell expenses passed unanimously.
 
VII.Consent calendar – Dan’s motion that item A (items B-E having been removed during agenda approval) be tabled passed unanimously.
A. The Board voted in Sept. to accept Policy’s recommendations regarding changes in Elections policy on a provisional basis. Does the Board wish to make those changes permanent? – Dan (29 Feb.): “We should vote on [this] after elections.”
B. As it has been superseded by newer policy, the following clause is stricken from Policy 4.6: “Regarding emergency fund sources, RCR shall: Set up and maintain a $20,000 line of credit with an acceptable financial institution.”
C. The following phrase is stricken from Policy 5.4.2: The Station Manager is responsible for all hires, except of course his/her own.
D. Policy 2.3.7 is deleted. It reads “Correspondence Secretaries. See Policy 2.1.5 on the two roles for Correspondence Secretaries.”
E. Policy 4.11, which currently reads - In order to use these funds, Management must submit a written proposal to the Board, including a repayment plan, and the Board must approve this proposal. - is re-written as follows: In order to use these funds, Management must first submit a written proposal and repayment plan to the Board.
VIII.Finance Com. report – CCUSH was again requested to make another presentation to the Board, this one having to do with non-profit (not personal) finances. The need for better financial information was again repeated. Dian has created a line for deferred income. Jimmy reminded the Board of phone calls should be made to unpaid pledgers before the next drive starts.
IX.Unfinished business
A. Strategic plan, check-in. (JT): Programming should be included, incl. time-slots. Exemplify the part of our mission about being the voice of the voiceless. Encouraging people to participate: programming that makes people upset (!) which makes us different from public radio.
B. Security enhancements, update: Maria will ask David Katz if he can recommend an electrician, and get more info about permits. Jeanette suggests putting in one light first, to see how it looks and functions.
C. Syndication policy [previously removed from consideration].
D. Procedures for Board decisions by email. Discussion included Sarah’s and Cody’s points that whoever initiates a Board poll should be the one at a distinct moment to know when to communicate the Board’s decision, or else delegate someone to do so.
E. Changes to Policy 5.4.3.1 - Management Evaluation. [For proposed changes, see Dan’s Feb. 29 email.] Dan moved to approve suggested changes. Christine seconded; unanimously passed [8-0].
 
X.New business
A. Mural project: storage containers. Dan wants to “let Chad loose”, and fund @ $400 [to come from Grounds budget] for materials. Siena asked for a design. 
B. Appoint to Mediation Committee: Margaret Lewis and Paul Encimer. The Board voted to confirm their seating, and did so, with 7 yea’s, 1 abstention.
C. Policy manual: access to, and procedures for updating. Jack stated he had no objection to use of Google docs, and that we use that as well as the Word-doc-based manual until we’re sure of the direction we want to move in. Cody moved to table, Jack seconded.
D. Jack moved a Board member be appointed at every meeting to take note of who is seeking the floor and call on them at the appropriate time. Dan seconded; it passed unanimously.
 
XI.Committee Reports
A.Programmers’ Reps. 28 Programmers attended. Jack and Zac took questions for about 45 minutes. The uploading of shows, among other things, was discussed.
B.Members’ Reps
C.Community Advisory Boards
D.Correspondence Secretary – Christine.
E.Development – Siena.
F.Pledge Drive [was made a standing committee 11/15] – Jimmy D.
G.Policy – Cody.
H.Building & Grounds – Dan.
I.Mediation – Christine.
J.Emergency Preparedness – Jeanette.
K.Management Evaluation – Dan.
L.Hiring – Jeanette.
M.Elections – Siena and Jimmy.
N.Networking – Jack.
 
XII.Schedule - Committee meetings 
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at KMUD, 1144 Redway Dr., Redway, CA.
If you plan on attending a meeting, it would be wise to confirm no changes have taken place.
A.Board of Directors 2nd Tues., at 3:30 (Healy Sr. Ctr.)
B.Development 1st Mon., at 3
C.Executive 3rd Tues., at 11:30
D.Policy 3rd Wed., at 11
E.Program Selection 2nd + 4th Tues., at 1:30
F.Finance 4th Tues., at 3
G.Board talk show 2nd Wed. (Apr., Jul., Oct., Jan.)
H.Board / Staff meeting3rd Tues. (Mar., Jun., Sep., Dec.)
 
This meeting started at 3:46 and [incl. a Closed Session] ended at 7:12 (3 h, 26 m).
Approved minutes submitted on 30 April 2016.
 
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Our Mission and Vision

Vision Statement: Redwood Community Radio envisions a community of listeners who, guided by example of RCR programming, work together to create better, more just and sustainable world systems to ensure that all human and other living species on earth move toward higher quality of life and are able to survive the challenges in the times ahead.

Mission Statement: Redwood Community Radio will encourage a communication center of open airways (KMUD) for all voices to inform, educate, entertain and inspire the listening community through quality programming.

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