Month: April 2019
Excellent Article on Murdoch Empire
An April 7th, the New York Times in the magazine, wrote an excellent article on the influence of Rupert Murdoch on world and U.S. media. The issue was titled, “Planet Fox” and it is a good read.
This Thursday 4/25/19
Mid-Coast Radio Project and The Friends of Community Media Sponsor the April 25th
KKFI ASCERTAINMENT FORUM
Thursday 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 39TH & Main (rear door) Annex Room
M.C. Richardson Coordinator and Consultant
Teresa Wilke Ascertainment Background Kathy Peters Mission/Philosophy
Benita Morrow : KKFI’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Kansas City”,
Affairs, and KKFI’s “Urban Connections”
Dr. Joahn Hall MD MD. Home Care LLC
Neil Rudisill Health Initiatives Manager, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
Elisa Redworth Farmers Market Manager, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
Larry Lester Noirtech Research, Inc.
Karen P. Boyd, Executive Director, Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council
Kent T. Diggs, President, Northeast Kansas City Historical Society
Mike B. Rollen, Community Garden
Quiema Spencer, President Heartland Women In Trades
Lewis Duiguid, Free- lance Writer
Diane Euston T. Green Kent
Save the Paseo, Mami Currie Hughes-Rogers
Pat Harris-Shelby, Habitat for Humanity Kansas City
LaDonna Ali, Central Bank of the Midwest
Ben Sharda, Executive Director Kansas City Community Garden
Rob Reiman, Director, Fruit Trees Kansas City Community Garden
Mike Wilkens, MD, Rural Womb Doctor
Jamie Lemons, Singer
“GOD BLESS THE CHILD “ 6:15 p.m.
Jazz Jams, SINGER
“SOME WHERE OVER THE RAINBOW” 6:45 p.m.
Jamie Lemons SINGER
”WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES” 7:25 p.m.
NEXT KKFI ASCERTAINMENT
COMMUNITY FORUM – JULY 25,2019
SHOW ME STATE SAYS
SPEAK UP AND SIGN UP
TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS, PARTCIPATING
PROGRAMMERS. AND SPONSORS
2019-2020 FCM Board Election Results
On April 21st the annual meeting of the members of Friends of Community Media took place. 11 attended. The goal was to elect board members to fill the expiring seats of M.C. Richardson, Richard Thompson, and Spencer Graves. Elected to fill those seats were Lynn Marie Norris, Spencer Graves, and Richard Thompson.
The FCM board of directors consists of 7 board members, 3 elected in one year and 4 elected in the next year. Current board members continuing to fill their final year for their 2-year terms are Craig Lubow, Greg Swartz, Susan Saracheck, and Tom Crane. Their seats will be up for election in 2020.
Also elected was Bill Clause as membership chairman who will help FCM grow its membership this year.
Following the annual meeting of the Friends of Community Media members, the new FCM board of directors elected officers of the board for 2019-2020. Elected as chair, was Tom Crane; vice-chairs Craig Lubow and Richard Thompson; treasurer, Greg Swartz; and Secretary, Spencer Graves.
Friends of Community Media Annual Meeting Agenda
AGENDA FOR 2019 ANNUAL MEMBER AND ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
4/21/10 AT THE KKFI ANNEX ROOM 3:30 PM.
The annual meeting of the Friends of Community Media 501(c)3 corporation consists of two meetings, the meeting of the membership of the group which will elect the 2019-2020 board of directors, and after adjourning, the new 2019-2020 board will meet to elect the officers of the board of the corporation.
Annual dues of $10.00 are paid to the FCM treasurer before the beginning of the meeting.
Call to order 3:30 PM when a quorum is established.
The Friends of
Community Media statement of purpose is read:
The mission of Friends of Community Media is to promote non-commercial community-based media of all types, to educate citizens on the nature of the media, and to encourage all media to be responsive to the public in coverage.
A quorum for the carrying out of the annual meeting consists of the attendance of a majority of the members from 2018-2019. New members may be voted in according to the bylaws to vote in the 2019-2020 election of the board.
Members who are eligible to vote have attended meetings in the past year and have paid their dues before the annual meeting begins. New members who have been voted in will establish the new quorum of the membership for the coming year.
TREASURER REPORT – Validation of membership
SECRETARY – Minutes from the 2018 annual meeting 4/12/18. Additions/corrections.
Election of the membership chairperson –
According to the bylaws:
Sec. 11 The membership chairperson shall be elected at the annual meeting. The corporation secretary or a designee by members shall be responsible for taking minutes, the corporation secretary is responsible for keeping official copies.
Sec. 12 The presiding membership chairperson shall serve for one year, and may not serve more than two consecutive years as membership chairperson. In the absence of the chairperson at any membership meeting, the members attending shall select another person to preside over that same meeting. The membership chairperson shall sit ex-officio without vote on the board of directors.
FCM ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA – Page 2
for board members. The relevant bylaws
ARTICLE VI–BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sec. 1 The property and business of the corporation shall be managed and controlled by the board of directors. The outgoing board of directors shall provide financial accounting of the corporation to the incoming board of directors after each election of a new board at the annual meeting of the corporation.
Sec. 2 The board of directors shall consist of seven directors, four directors in even years and three directors in odd years. The board of directors shall be elected by the members at the regularly scheduled annual membership meeting which shall take place immediately before the annual board of directors meeting. Each member of the board of directors shall serve for a term of two years.
Nominations for FCM membership committee opened: Relevant bylaw:
ARTICLE IV—MEMBERSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Sec. 1 Classes of members: The membership of the corporation shall have one class of members.
Sec. 2 The membership committee shall be a standing committee chosen by the membership. In the absence of a membership committee the entire FCM board shall act as the committee. The membership committee shall establish specific criteria for membership in FCM. Minutes shall be kept of membership committee meetings, and shall be appended to the minutes of the FCM board of directors.
Sec. 3 The membership committee shall be composed of three members consisting of at least two-non-board members. Any person interested in becoming a member of the FCM shall submit a completed approved membership form to the secretary of the corporation and shall be retained in the FCM Corporation’s repository of official records in the office of record of the corporation.
of the 2019-2020 FCM board of directors. Relevant bylaw:
ARTICLE VI–BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sec. 2 The board of directors shall consist of seven directors, four directors in even years and three directors in odd years. The board of directors shall be elected by the
members at the regularly scheduled annual membership meeting which shall take place immediately before the annual board of directors meeting. Each member of the board of directors shall serve for a term of two years.
FCM ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA – Page 3
Board members serve for 2-year terms. There is a 7 member board of directors. In 2018 year, 4 seats were filled and this year there are 3 seats to be elected with terms expiring for M.C. Richardson and Spencer Graves and Richard Thompson completing a 1 year term for a board member who resigned.
Setting a schedule for the required 4 yearly member meetings for and monthly potluck social events.
MEMBER MEETING ADJOURNED
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE FCM BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SECRETARY: MINUTES FROM THE 2018 ANNUAL BOARD MEETING READ – ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS
ELECTION OF OFFICERS – Chair – Vice Chair(s), Treasurer, Secretary
SCHEDULE THE REQUIRED QUARTERLY BOARD MEETINGS
BOARD MEETING ADJOURNED
Design Contest From APC
The power of images to challenge religion-based hate speech online – From the Association for Progressive Communications.
Annual Meeting in 2 Weeks
Friends of Community Media will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, 4/21 at 3:30 at the KKFI Annex Room, 39th & Main, rear door. $10 annual dues will be needed and the board of directors for 2019/2020 will be elected. Decorated eggs and candy will be welcome.