Community Advisory Board
Article I - Name
The name will be the WRKF Community Advisory Board (CAB).
Article II - Purpose
The CAB has no governing powers. The purpose of the CAB is as follows:
• Provide advice with respect to whether the programming and other policies of WRKF are meeting the needs of the communities served by the station.
• Assist in obtaining financial support for WRKF, including identifying and approaching potential WRKF donors.
Article III - Membership
Members of the CAB must be WRKF members. The composition of the CAB will reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities it serves. The CAB members serve at the pleasure of the Station Manager.
Article IV - Community Advisory Board Members
I. Number and Tenure
The CAB will consist of up to four (4) members. Two members will serve a one-year term and two members will serve a two-year term. Members can be re-appointed for one additional term. Members cannot serve more than two consecutive terms. Terms will generally follow the calendar year.
Nominations for the CAB may come from any source and will be made to the CAB. Candidates must be WRKF members. The CAB will consider the nominations and endorse a slate for appointment by the Station Manager.
III. Filling Vacancies
The CAB may fill vacancies during the year to carry out a vacant term. The CAB will recommend a person to fill the un-expired term to the Station Manager who will make the appointment.
IV. Dismissal of CAB Members
Any CAB member who misses more than three (3) consecutive meetings shall lose his or her status as a member of the CAB. The Station Manager reserves the right to dismiss any CAB member upon consultation with the CAB at a regularly scheduled meeting.
Article V - Meetings
I. Open Meetings
All meetings of the CAB are open to the public.
II. Regular Meetings and Special Meetings
The CAB meets twice a year at the WRKF studios, 3050 Valley Creek Drive in Baton Rouge. Special meetings of the CAB may be called by or at the request of the Station Manager, the Board of Directors or any two CAB members.
The quorum for CAB meetings is the number of CAB members in attendance.
IV. Minutes of Meetings
Minutes of the CAB meetings will be recorded by a member of the CAB. Copies of the minutes will be kept at WRKF.
Article VI - Amendments
These by-laws may be altered, amended, or repealed and new by-laws may be adopted by a majority vote of the CAB. The proposed amendment shall be sent to each CAB member in writing at least ten days prior to the vote.