Board of Directors

The 2014 KFAI Board of Directors

Andy Arsham 2013-14

Gloria Castillo 2014-15

Susan Barrett 2013-14, VP Internal Affairs/Treasurer

Chris Dronen 2014-15

George Shannon 2014-15, VP Programming

Barbara Vaile 2014-15

Mary Bensman 2013-14, President

Wendy Gaskill 2014-15, VP Governance

John Slade 2013-14

Patti Walsh 2013-14

Alan Carlson 2014-15

Barbara “Blanche” Sibley 2013-14, Secretary

Samuel Tekleab 2013-14


KFAI's Board of Directors welcomes your input via email or web form.


Committee meetings are open to the public and are held at KFAI, Studio 5, 1808 Riverside Avenue, Mpls., MN 55454. 

These committees meet regularly at the times listed:

*Executive: First Monday of the month 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
*Program: Second Tuesday of the month 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The following board committees meet on a variable schedule; members of the public are welcome to contact the Board of Directors for the next meeting date and time:

*Internal Affairs 
*External Affairs: Marketing / Fundraising / Outreach subgroups 
*Governance, including Elections - See also the KFAI Elections page

Board meetings

Effective April 2014: The KFAI Board of Directors meets on the fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of January. In January 2014, the meeting will be held January 20th. Meetings are held at The Humphrey Institute of the University of Minnesota, 301 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55455, Room 186, at 6:30pm most months of the year. Meetings for several months (May, July, and August) will be in an alternate location to be announced on this page. Members of the public are welcome to attend. 

Minutes, reports, and materials

Minutes from the meetings are available through the links below.

KFAI Board Minutes and Materials (2008-2014)

KFAI Reports and Financials

KFAI Articles of Incorporation (PDF)

KFAI Bylaws (PDF)

KFAI Strategic Plan (PDF)

KFAI Strategic Plan Working group page (work concluded)

KFAI, Fresh Air Inc. Governance

KFAI, Fresh Air Inc. Whistleblower Policy (PDF)

KFAI, Board Orientation Packet