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.

  • November 15, 2017
  • February 21, 2018
  • May 16, 2018
  • August 15, 2018

KLRU Community Advisory Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

KLRU Community Advisory Board Members 2017-2018

Denise Hernandez, Travis County District Attorney’s Office, Chair

Alka Bhanot, Indie Meme, Chair Elect

Jeff Knight, Exercise Scientist, Secretary

Alice Adams, Journalist-Advocate

Melissa Ayala, Waller Creek Conservancy

Maria Patricia Barajas

Devyn Collie, Author/Actor/Aviator

Alicia Dean, City of Austin Communications and Public Information Office

Dr. Phillip Eaglin, Changing Expectations

Charles Foster, COA Park Adopter and City Planner

Mitchell Fuller, Consultant

Gil Garcia, Aceable

Monserrat Garibay, Texas AFL-CIO

Trey Hamlett, Agriculture

Christine Hoang, Color Arc Productions

Shadia Igram, Muslim Space

Katie Kizziar, Thinkery

Sumaiya Malik, Writer, Austin South Asian Newspaper, Co-founder AADi

Robert Malina, Frost Bank

Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer for the City of Austin

Pramod Patil, Philanthropist, Commissioner (AAQLC), iACT

PJ Raval, Filmmaker, UT Austin, OUTsider

Erika Reyes, Facebook

Ted Rutherford

Gissela SantaCruz, Austin American-Statesman

Andrea Genevieve Townson, Upbeat Marketing

Yasmin Turk, HOPE for Senegal

Sandra Vera-Summers, City of Austin

Monica Maldonado Williams, GivingCity

Richard K. Yuen, Ph.D., Lonestar Psychological Services

KLRU Members

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.