KWMR is owned and operated by KWMR, a non-profit, charitable corporation organized pursuant to Section 501(c)3 of the IRS code.
As with any corporation, KWMR has a board of directors. It is the board that sets the direction and tone of the station, forms committees to address things like general policy and emergency preparedness and fundraising. The board is made up of people from the local community, usually folks of long residency with strong ties to the area. They often serve or have served on other boards of directors as well.
Current Board of Directors
Kristen McDonald, President, Inverness Park
Augusto “Gus” Conde,Vice President, Inverness Park
Miguel Kuntz, Treasurer, Inverness
Aaron Ely, Secretary, Point Reyes Station
Lynn Axelrod, Point Reyes Station
Sharron Drake, Inverness Park
Robin Livingston, Point Reyes Station
Jennifer McFarland, Point Reyes Station
Creta Pullen, Bolinas
Cathy Richards, Inverness
Danny Vitali, Point Reyes Station
KWMR complies with the requirements of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting that its meetings of the membership, the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee are open to the public. Certain portions of the meetings may be closed to consider confidential business, legal and personnel matters and otherwise as permitted by law. All meetings are announced on KWMR’s website.
If you would like us to email you at least seven days before each meeting with the specific dates, times and locations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on the notification list. Notice is communicated by email to any individuals who have specifically requested to be notified; if a person does not have an email address, the notice will be made by letter, fax or phone. KWMR makes on-air announcements quarterly, using the same text as above.
KWMR Monthly Board Meetings and Programming Committee Meetings
KWMR holds board meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, at 6 PM, at the Public Safety Building and Fire House, Point Reyes Station, 4th and B Streets. Board meetings are not held in August or December.
Programming Committee Meetings are held at 5PM on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, at the Public Safety Building and Fire House, Point Reyes Station, 4th and B Streets.
The 2020 KWMR Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 21 at 5:30PM. This will be immediately followed by a joint meeting of the KWMR Board and KWMR Community Advisory Board at 6PM.
The KWMR Community Advisory Board
Members of the Community Advisory Board (CAB) seek to assist KWMR in fulfilling its goal to inform, inspire, educate and entertain its viewers by presenting distinctive programming for diverse audiences throughout West Marin, the region and the nation. CAB members monitor and evaluate public radio programs and content and give voice to underserved segments of the West Marin community.
Mark Buell, Bolinas
George Clyde, Marshall
Dave Cort, Lagunitas
Chris Desser, Marshall
John Gouldthorpe, Point Reyes Station
Susan Hayes, Inverness Park
Jack Kramer, Point Reyes Station
Ted Lyman, Point Reyes Station
Alexander McQuilkin, Woodacre
Dan Morse, Inverness
Harriet Moss, Sausalito
Muriel Murch, Bolinas
Carla Ruff, Inverness/San Francisco
The KWMR Founding Board 1995 – 1999
Donna Sheehan – Founder
James Stark – Founder