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Interim Pacifica National Board meeting
Los Angeles - March 8 - 10
agenda and info

DAILY REPORTS and Documents

The Saturday and Sunday meetings will be broadcast on WBAI at 99.5 FM. The broadcast times will be EST so the Saturday meeting will begin on WBAI at 12 noon and end at 9PM. The Sunday session will begin at 12noon and conclude at 4PM.

The meetings will also be webcast on www.wbix.org


Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:20:03 -0500
From: Leslie Cagan
Subject: Agenda for Pacifica National Board Meeting

Below is the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the Interim Board of Directors of the Pacifica Foundation. The meeting will be held in Los Angeles and is open to the public. In addition, plans are being put into place for a radio broadcast of most of the meeting as well as a web cast of the entire session. (As soon as that information is available we will pass it along.)

Please feel free to share this with other listserves and other people who might be interested. Thank you.

Leslie Cagan
Chair, Interim Pacifica National National


Virgil Middle School Auditorium
152 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles
(Northeast corner of Vermont & 1st St.,
approximately one mile west of downtown L.A. )
KPFK, Los Angeles: (818) 985-2711
Pacifica Foundation (888) 770-4944
David Fertig, Southern California iPNB rep: 626-798-3030 dfertig@workerlaw.net

6:30 pm Review and Adoption of Meeting Agenda
6:45 pm Adoption of Minutes from last meeting
7:00 pm Report from Board Chair
7:15 pm Report from the acting Executive Director time for Q&A/discussion
8:00 pm Archives Report
8:15 pm Affiliates Update
8:45 pm Adjourn for the evening

9:00 am Community Comments - general
9:30 am Station Reports:
- Steven Starr, interim general manager
- David Adelson, LAB chair
- community comment
- Jim Bennett, interim general manager
- Susan DaSilva, LAB chair
- community comment
- Duane Bradley, general manager
- Deb Shafto, LAB chair
- community comment
- Tony Regusters, interim general manager
- Sam Husseini, LAB chair
- community comment
- Valerie Van Isler, general manager
- Miguel Maldonado, LAB chair
- community comment

12:30 pm Lunch break

2:00 pm Finances:
- Report from Treasurer
- fund raising plans
- budget review
- community comment
3:30 pm Bylaws review and revision/LAB election
- guidelines - process
- for moving ahead on both
- community comment
5:00 pm Report on search for new executive director
5:30 pm Process for search/hiring permanent station managers
6:00 pm Adjourn for the evening

(Evening: trip to KPFK followed by a visit to and with dinner at the Archives.)

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Holman United Methodist Church 3320 West Adams Blvd., LA, CA 90018
6:30 Danza Azteca
7:00 Barbara Dane
7:30 The Watts Prophets
8:00 Yakshi
8 :25 Jerry Quickly
8:45 Spoken Word
9:10 ELA Sabor Factory
$5. Requested Donation
More if you can Afford it)(Less if you can't)

9:00 am Update on Democracy Now! negotiations
9:30 am On Air policy community comment
10:30 am National Office Location community comment
11:00 am Endorsement policy - specific requests for endorsements
11:45 am PNN stringers strike resolution
12:15 pm Board Business:
- our meeting schedule
- reports to the listeners
- proposal for a program
1:00 pm Meeting adjournment

After the meeting: Informal gathering at Venice Beach


Dear Compas,
Mansoor in L.A. has been notified that 19 of us are arriving in L.A. on American Airlines flight #1, shortly after noon on Friday. He also has a list of all those who need a place to stay. At this point, you should be contacting him directly with any further concerns. His number is:
& his e-mail is:

He said that if you're planning to stay in someone's house, you should bring a sleeping bag. He's hard to reach by phone but pretty easy to reach by e-mail.


Date: Wed Feb 20, 2002 5:41 am
Subject: Fw: Info re: iPNB Meeting in Southern California


Contact: David Fertig 626-798-3030


On March 8-10, 2002, for the first time in four years, the Pacifica National Board will meet in Southern California. The meeting will be held at Virgil Middle School Auditorium, located at 152 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90004. The auditorium is on the northeast corner of Vermont & 1st Street, approximately one mile west of downtown Los Angeles.

The meeting schedule is roughly as follows: Friday March 8 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm), Saturday March 9 (9:00 a.m. to 5:30 pm) and Sunday March 10 (9:00 am to 1:00 pm).

There will be substantial opportunity for public comment. There will also be some closed/ executive sessions, the scheduling of which has not yet been determined. The agenda will be distributed shortly. Ample free parking is at the Virgil Middle School parking lots north-east of the campus at Council and North Juanita Streets.

We've arranged for lodging at the nearest union hotel, the Radisson Wilshire hotel, located at 3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90010. Telephone: 213- 381-7411 Fax: 213-386-7379 (www.radwilshire.com) The hotel is approximately 1.3 miles from the meeting venue. Some discounts will be available at the hotel for attendees. Contact them soon.

Pacifica's contract with the L.A. Unified School District requires that we seek to have the following notice given (orally or printed in at least 8-point type) in conjunction with any announcement of the meeting at Virgil Middle School:

"Use of these school premises has been granted pursuant to the provisions of sections 17400 et seq. of the California Education Code to the Pacifica Foundation from the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. The Board of Education does not sponsor or take responsibility, nor does it necessarily endorse any of the activities, statements, or opinions which may be expressed at this meeting or activity."

interim Pacifica National Board Meeting
March 8-10, 2002
(Friday evening 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5:30 pm, and Sunday 9 am to 1 pm)
Virgil Middle school Auditorium
152 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90004

For further information contact either of the following:
KPFK Radio: (818) 985-2711
Pacifica Foundation (888) 770-4944
David Fertig, Southern California iPNB rep.: 626-798-3030

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