Community Advisory Board
KLRU is a community-licensed station managed by a Board of Directors. Further community input comes to the station through our Community Advisory Board.
Meetings are the third Wednesday of the Month (unless otherwise noted) every 3 months. All meetings are at KLRU (unless otherwise noted) and start at 5:30 p.m.
- May 15, 2019
- August 21, 2019
- November 20, 2019
KLRU Community Advisory Board Members
Alka Bhanot, Indie Meme, Chair
Trey Hamlett, Agriculture, Chair Elect
Charles Foster, COA Park Adopter and City Planner, Secretary
Alice Adams, Journalist-Advocate
Melissa Ayala, Waller Creek Conservancy
Juanita Budd, Austin Free-Net
Kathleen Vale Castillo, Texas Department of Community Affairs
Mitchell Fuller, J.L. Powers & Associates
Gil Garcia, Aceable
Montserrat Garibay, Texas AFL-CIO
Jenny Hawkins, Seton Healthcare
Denise Hernandez, Travis County District Attorney’s Office
Christine Hoang, Color Arc Productions
Shadia Igram, Muslim Space
Martin Kareithi, Capital Metro
Jeff Knight, Under Armour
Stephanie Locke, SAFE Alliance
Tandera Louie, Educator
Sumaiya Malik, Writer, Austin South Asian Newspaper, Co-founder AADi
Robert Malina, Frost Bank
Joe Morin, Principal, Morin Associates
Pramod Patil, Philanthropist, Commissioner (AAQLC), iACT
PJ Raval, Filmmaker, UT Austin, OUTsider
Erika Reyes, Facebook
Gissela SantaCruz, Austin American-Statesman
Andrea Genevieve Townson, Upbeat Marketing
Yasmin Turk, HOPE for Senegal
Sandra Vera-Summers, City of Austin
Cletus Wilkins Jr, Ph.D., Motorola (Retired)
Richard K. Yuen, Ph.D., Lonestar Psychological Services
Bill Stotesbery, CEO and GM
Lori Bolding, Chief Operating Officer
About the CAB
The KLRU Community Advisory Board is composed of up to 30 individuals who reflect the diverse interests, concerns, organizations, issues and populations of the Central Texas community. The CAB helps guide KLRU in a variety of ways. Membership in the CAB is open to anyone who lives in the designated market area for KLRU and who has demonstrated an interest in KLRU. Members are selected by the existing CAB after being nominated by the staff, or the CAB, or they may nominate themselves. The role of the CAB is to provide a link between the community-at-large and the staff of KLRU. Members elected to the CAB commit to serve a two-year term.
The duties of the CAB are:
- Act as a liaison between KLRU and the community.
- Raise community awareness about KLRU, its programming and its services.
- Advise KLRU on issues of importance in the community where KLRU may have an impact.
- Encourage community involvement in KLRU projects, activities.
- Ensure that the content of the programming reflects the community.