Student Media Board

Minutes

Nov. 12, 2007


Attending:

Jerome Ratchford (for Dr. Nancy King), Nicole Phillips, Tracey Brown, Amy Storey, Helen Herbst, Jennifer Kreitzer, Tara Demianyk, Joshua Azriel, Dr. Laura Dabundo, Michelle Azriel, Cedric Meyers, Dr. Heeman Kim (adviser to New Media Group), Zach Voss, Ed Bonza


Guests: Meg Gasaway, Carl Zornes, Chris Lewis (MDG)



The 2nd meeting of the 2007-2008 academic year was called to order by T. Brown at 12:31 p.m. 


Dr. Heeman Kim, adviser to our latest organization, the New Media Group, was introduced.


T. Brown and Z. Voss briefly discussed the new X server.


Chris Lewis, Asst. Director of the KSU Multimedia Development Group, had been invited to update the Board as to discussions with Comcast and what it might mean for a KSU TV Studio, OWL TV, as well as OWL Radio. Discussions are moving slightly forward, thanks in part to the new residence halls being constructed. MDG is also exploring satellite possibilities.


T. Brown called for the interviews to begin at 12:42, starting with Sentinel candidate J. Edens. C. Zornes was interviewed at 12:55 pm. At 1:05 pm the Board moved into closed deliberations.


After discussion A. Storey made a motion to select J. Edens as spring Sentinel editor. L. J. Kreitzer seconded. FOR: 9. AGAINST: 0. ABSTAIN: 1. Motion passed. Candidates were called back in and informed of the Board's decision.


OWL Radio PD interviews began at 1:18 pm. M. Gasaway was interviewed as the other two (2) candidates did not show. At 1:34 pm the Board moved into closed deliberations.


After discussion L. Dabundo made a motion to select M. Gasaway as the 2008 Program Director for OWL Radio. J. Ratchford seconded. FOR: 6. AGAINST: 0. ABSTAIN: 4. Motion passed. Candidate was called back in and informed of the Board's decision.


T. Brown discussed the SMB Bylaw revisions (Section 6-Student Media Board Membership; O & P: Assoc. Dir. role and student co-chair). Revisions passed.


SMB members discussed and decided the next meeting would be in January; members would be asked to reply to possible dates.


The meeting was adjourned at 1:58 p.m.


(Please review and let me know of any errors)