WRFI Board Meeting Minutes — April 2021

WRFI Board Meeting Minutes — April 12, 2021, 6-8pm



Joseph Haefeli

Joe Romano

Chantal Thomas

Pamela Tan

Felix Teitelbaum

John Young


Not Present:

Stephen Cope

Carlos Gutierrez

Godfrey Simmons




AGM role/search

News Director role/search

Further conversation about WRFI and anti-racism.


AGM role/search

  • Review of job description (shared document)
  • Include some language from board-approved anti-racism statement (shared document)
  • ACTION ITEM: Joe will make suggested edits using suggested edits and share with the Board for vote.
  • ACTION ITEM: Personnel Committee will take the lead on screening initial candidates and setting ups.


News Director role/search

  • June 1: posting


Further conversation about WRFI and anti-racism

  • Felix reached out to: Black Hands Universal
  • Felix reached out to Southside: Chavon Bunch
  • Felix reached out to Civic Ensemble Re-entry program: Julia Taylor
  • ACTION ITEM: reach out to organizations
    • Village at Ithaca (Pamela)
    • Ithaca Children’s Garden (John)
    • Reuse Center (Felix)
    • BLM (Stephen)
    • Geneva Women’s Assembly (Stephen)
    • MRC (Joe)
    • Southside Community Center
    • Groundswell (Pamela)
    • Cornell Prison Project connection (Stephen)
  • ACTION ITEM: Read article Jum Warritay suggested for discussion at May meeting.
  • Find out what history has been erased (Color of Law)