Community Advisory Board

The NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board (CAB) meets regularly to offer perspective to the management team and to report to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees on NPR Illinois performance in two areas:

  1. Do programming and policies meet the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served by the station?
  2. Make recommendations that advisory board deems appropriate to meet such needs. Comments to report to UI Board of Trustees on NPR Illinois performance.
  3. Facilitating sustainability through fundraising, memberships, underwriting, grants and contracts.
  4. Serving as ambassadors on the behalf of NPR Illinois at the local, state, and federal levels.

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
March 3, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Suggs Performance Studio, NPR Illinois Studios
2340 Theodore Dreiser Lane, Springfield

A G E N D A

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
September 8, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago

1.  Welcome.

2.  Introductions.

3.  Management Update.

a.  Budget

b.  Strategic Plan Evolution

c.  Advocacy Initiatives

4.  Editorial

a.  Top issues? – meeting state/community needs?

b.  Education

c.  Statehouse

d.  Ideas

5.  Advisory Board 

a.  CPB Requirements

b.  Board Expectations Review

 

6. New Business

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
March 10, 2016

Attendees:

  • Chuck Scholz, Chair 
  • Deanie Brown
  • Sean Crawford
  • Jamey Dunn
  • Kathleen Dunn
  • Randy Eccles
  • Bethany Jaeger
  • Rachel Lattimore
  • David Racine
  • Kent Redfield
  • Dick Schuldt
  • Karen Witter

Phone:

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
March 10, 2016, 3-5 PM
UIS, Public Affairs Center, Pearson Conference Room (PAC-563), Springfield

  1. Welcome.
  2. Introductions.
  3. Management Update.
    1. Budget
    2. Regional Journalism Collaborative
    3. McCormick Foundation Grant
    4. Education Advisory Convening
  4. Editorial
    1. Top issues? – meeting state/community needs?
    2. Ideas
  5. New Business
  6. Next Meeting Confirmation -  June 9, 2016, 3-5 PM, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Chicago

Advisory Board Minutes - December 2015

Dec 10, 2015

 

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
December 10, 2015

Attendees:

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
December 10, 2015, 2:30-4:30 PM
UIS, Public Affairs Center, Conference Room E, Springfield

ATTENDANCE:  Mary Sue Barrett, Bethany Jaeger, Dave Kohn, Diane Lopez Hughes, Karen Witter, Eric Hadley Ives, Lawrence Msall, Corrine Wood, Cindy Canary
Ex-Officio:  Sean Crawford, Jamey Dunn, Randy Eccles, Rachel Lattimore, David Racine
Phone:  Kathleen Dunn, Kent Redfield, Dick Schuldt, Alysia Tate, Jay Travis, 

Welcome:  Randy Eccles welcomed the board.  Roll call was completed.

WUIS / Illinois Issues Advisory Board Meeting
September 10, 2015, 3-5 PM
Union League Club, Chicago

  1. Welcome.
  2. Introductions.
  3. Management Update.
    1. Merger progress.
    2. Illinois state budget effect.
  4. Bylaws vote.
  5. Board Role:  What do we want to be? (Strategy counsel, advocates, funding conduit).
  6. Editorial.
    1. Top issues? – meeting state/community needs?
    2. Ideas.
  7. Committee reports
  8. New Business

Community Advisory Board Home

MISSION:  NPR Illinois explains Illinois. 

We deliver in-depth multimedia news reports, expert analysis on statewide issues, plus informative engagement events -- all upholding the philosophy and integrity of public journalism.  

Our programs and storytelling reflect the quality of life across Illinois in context with the nation and the world.

This meeting was held as a conference call when many members couldn't make it to the meeting in Chicago.  The change to a call was promoted on this site.  No members of the public attended.

A G E N D A 

  1. Welcome
  2. Introductions
  3. Bylaws/Merger - Quorum Votes
  4. Resignations/Emeritus
    1. Valerie Denny (R --> E)
    2. Jeff Mays (R --> E)
  5. Story Ideas
  6. 40th Gala planning
  7. Committee reports
  8. Management Update
  9. New Business