January 10, 2013
Present: Barry Barak, Tedi Gillespie, Scott Troy, Claudia McClintock, Cliff Sprinkle, Michael Piontkowski and Travis Reed. Minutes by: Jason Smith
Beginning at 6:15 pm, Tedi gave the ED and Staff Reports.
1) The meeting was called to order at 6:34 pm.
2) Approval of Board Minutes.
The minutes of the November 13, 2012 KAFM Board of Directors meeting were approved.
3) 2012 Year-End Budget to Actual report.
The 2012 year end budget to actual report was reviewed. The year ended under budget.
4) 2013 Budget Projection.
The 2013 budget was presented by the ED. There are no big changes to the 2013 budget other than the 30% reduction of CPB grant funding.
5) SWOT Threat #1: External Debt.
a) Board Driven Fund Raising.
i) Car Raffles.
ii) Radio Room Concerts – Boyd is coordinating possible concerts with staff.
iii) Poker Run – Mickey will prepare a proposal.
iv) Direct Donations – Board, Programmer, Website.
b) Grants – Tedi is working with a grant writer looking at sources we have not considered before.
c) Proposal – Permanent Board Fund-raising Committee.
This would be a board fund-raising committee made up of board and non-board members. There was much discussion of the need form such a committee which resulted in a motion; “To form a board fund-raising committee made up of board representatives and non-board representatives with the objective of retiring the line of credit debt.”
The motion was moved, seconded and passed having been approved by all members present.
6) Board Membership Recruitment.
a) Cliff Sprinkle's term is up in 2013.
b) Two Open Seats.
7) Committee Updates.
a. Executive Monitoring.
The Executive Monitoring Committee will meet Janurary 22 to complete the 3rd quarter review.
b. Real Estate.
Barry said that he would be looking into the possibility of loan modification in 2013.
c. Capitol Improvements.
Tedi talked about the progress being made on the booth renovation plans and about discussions with builders concerning permit requirements.
We did not have time to get to finance.
Jason discussed plans to evaluate the Rivendell DJ software and how it might be implemented in the broadcast booth.
f. CAB Meeting has not been scheduled.
8) Mission Statement Revision.
The board discussed the language of the current mission statement. Barry presented a possible edit to the language to better relay what it is that we do at KAFM. It was moved that the mission statement for Grand Valley Public Radio be changed to read; “KAFM is a member-supported, volunteer-oriented community radio station dedicated to excellence and diversity in musical, cultural and public service programming. KAFM fills a vital role in the Grand Valley of Western Colorado as an accessible forum for the presentation of music, arts, culture and information by and for the local community.”
The motion was seconded and was passed by all members present.
9) Other Business.
No new business.
10) Meeting was adjourned at 8:07 pm.