Board of Directors, Staff and Committees

The activities, property and affairs of the Corporation shall be conducted and all corporate powers shall be exercised by and under the direction of its Board of Directors, who may exercise all such powers of the Corporation and do all such lawful acts and things as are required or permitted by statute, or by the Articles of Incorporation, or by these Bylaws, and the laws of this state.

Board of Directors

  • President – Jean Anne Lauer (2023-2025)
  • Vice President – V. Marc Fort (2022-2024)
  • Treasurer – Jerell Tongson (2023-2025)
  • Secretary – Joseph Hurt (2023-2025)
  • Samuel E. Cruz (2023-2025)
  • Ken McKenzie-Grant (2022-2024)
  • Jinkuk Nahidi (2023-2025)
  • Liz Ross (2022-2024)
  • Annie Wells (2022-2024)

The Board of Directors meets every 3rd Wednesday at 7 P.M. Contact the Board for access information. (Note: Elected members’ terms expire on October 31st of the final year displayed.)

Office Staff

KOOP’s Office Staff runs the day-to-day operational activities of the station and ensures funding, continuity and future operations. Contact staff.

General Manager – Federico Pacheco
Volunteer Coordinator – Kyle Trager
Bookkeeping/Data Management – Charlie Martin
Development Support Coordinator – Melinda Belles
Underwriting Coordinator – Michelle Manning-Scott
Chief Operator – T.J. Masters

Community Council

  • Chair – Lynn Cowles
  • Vice-Chair – Safaa Mahamid
  • Secretary – Sheila Simmons
  • Roscoe Overton 
  • Penny Jo (PJ) Pullus 
  • Alan Pogue
  • Richard Franklin
  • Richard (Zeke) Zelade
  • Greg Ciotti (CC consultant, effective 11/8/2022)

The Community Council meets every 3rd Tuesday at 7:15 PM. Contact the Community Council for access information.

Programming Committee

  • Chair – April Sullivan (2023-2025)
  • Vice Chair – Stephanie Robinson (2023-2025)
  • Secretary – TJ Masters (2023-2025)
  • Ted Branson (2022-2024)
  • Jeff Keen (2023-2025)
  • Kim Simpson (2022-2024)
  • G.R. “Rocky” White (2022-2024)

Contact the Programming Committee

(Revised 2024-01-17)