The purpose of the Board is to help create positive community awareness of station and its activities, to actively advocate the mission of the station; and to advise and implement strategy for securing revenue for the future sustainment of the radio station. A central key role will be to aggressively promote and champion fundraising opportunities for the station.
The WCLK Advisory board conducts at least two meetings a year in spring and fall. All meetings are open to the public.
DUTIES: In coordination with the stations’ staff, the Advisory Board will support the policies and goals set forth each year for the station by the licensee and station management through:
- Regular attendance at Board meetings throughout the year.
- Active participation in the achievement of the station’s overall fundraising, membership and revenue goals.
- Active participation and assistance with the station public relations events and promotion activities.
- Raising the visibility of station in corporate and civic communities of Metropolitan Atlanta and through educational and cultural sectors of the community.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Board member is to be an active listener and a current member of Jazz 91.9 WCLK. She/he must demonstrate a strong commitment to ensure the financial well-being of the station and to promote a positive image within the communities that the station serves.
She/he acquires enough background on the subject of broadcasting, particularly public radio, to be informed and conversant. She/he will be well-versed in radio and jazz programming and will be WCLK’s advocate in the community. She/he will apply her/his broad understanding to the specific needs and concerns of the station.
WCLK Advisory Board Meetings:
WCLK holds quarterly Advisory board meetings.
WCLK Advisory Board
Richard Dent, Entrepreneur
John Hall, Owner
Buckhead Wine Storage
Earnest J. Davis III, President
Donald P. Edwards, Owner
The Law Office of Donald P. Edwards
T. K. Keels, Entrepreneur
Hugh E. Rowdan
Director of Marketing, Sponsorships & Programming
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Sheryl Sellaway, LLC.
Sheila L. Tenney
Harold Watkins, CEO
Nedra N. White-Shaw
Alliance of DeKalb County
WCLK Advisory Board Bylaws: