The meeting started at 6:00pm at the Morehead State Public Radio (MSPR) office.
Steve Middleton, MSPR Advisory Board (CAB) Chair welcomed returning members and guests.
New members included for a three (3) year term:
All Community Advisory Board members had a photo taken in the studio. Paul Hitchcock stated that this photo would be emailed to all board members and included in the local paper and website.
A.) Minutes for previous meetings were reviewed and discuss by the board.
- Sarah made the motion to approve the minutes from November 09, 2016. Molly seconded the motion. And the motion passed.
Paul Hitchcock stated that he would speak about the Quarterly Program Report out of order and would like Guest Comments to take place next.
Courtney, a senior at Morehead State University attended this meeting, as a guest. She spoke about her position at the station. She is currently the co-anchor for Mountain Edition and upon graduation would like to work in radio. The board thanked Courtney for sharing her work and passion with them.
Old Business Continued
B.) Quarterly Report was presented by Paul Hitchcock. No questions were noted by board members.
A.) 2017 Community Advisory Board Award was discussed. Only one student submitted for the award this year. All board members voted in favor.
B.) CPB Diversity Report was reviewed by Paul. This report must be completed yearly. Nona asked how many Radio Eye radios were given out. Paul stated that he did not know but would report back to the board.
C.) CPB Station Activity Survey- Paul completed report and gave a review of what has been completed to the board. Paul stated that several items were due next Wednesday, February 15,2017 that he would complete, such as the outreach information, awards received and goals for next year. This information will be available online after submission.
D.) MSPR Operating Budget for FY 16/17 was discussed by Paul. The board was given the budget to review. The CAB members discussed underwriting and budget cuts.
E.) Fundraising- currently working on “Pay-It-Forward” Campaign. If an individual makes a donation, they can allot messages to be given to a 501-C. Sarah made the comment that she felt the amounts needed to be adjusted. The board agreed to change the amounts. The below amounts were agreed upon.
There were no closing comments during this meeting. Steve closed the meeting at 7:18pm
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 6:00pm.