KUSP's Governing and Advisory Boards


KUSP Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the operation of KUSP. Regular meetings of the Board of Directors take place on the fourth Monday of every month (except for a combined November-December meeting on the first Monday of December). These meetings are open to the public. For exact dates, times and locations, check kusp.org and listen for on-air announcements the week before the meeting.

Kelly O'Brien - Board President, COO, Sensortech Services LLC
Sabrina Eastwood - Board Vice-President, Promotions Manager, UCSC Arts Division
Guy Lasnier - Board Secretary, Writer/Editor
John Morrison - Board Treasurer, Retired IT Professional
Gregory Becker - Contractor, U.S. State Department
Audries Blake - Development Assistant, UC Santa Cruz
Cathie Royer - Marketing Programs Manager
Jane Doyle - Photographer and Teacher
Terry Green - KUSP General Manager
Jeff Dayton-Johnson - Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Emily DuBois - Retired Attorney
Esmeralda Montenegro Owen - Communications Director, Hartnell College
Linda Saranto - Retired Educator

CLICK HERE to send a message to the members of the Board of Directors.



KUSP Community Advisory Board

The KUSP Community Advisory Board represents the interests of listeners and community members in KUSP’s coverage area. It provides feedback to the Board of Directors and the KUSP staff about the station’s programming and strategic direction. The Community Advisory Board meets four times a year. These meetings are open to the public. For exact dates, times and locations, check kusp.org and listen for on-air announcements the week before the meeting.

Mary Adams - Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Monterey County
Mussie Berhan - Environmental Health and Safety Consultant
Mark Bernhard - Chiropractor
Anna Castillo - Educator
Myles Corcoran - Construction Consultant
Sonia Deetz - Retired Nonprofit Manager and Educator
Patrice Edwards - Publisher, Times Publishing Group
Tom Honig - Freelance Journalist, Former Editor, Santa Cruz Sentinel
Heidi Hopkins - Retired Environmental Policy Director
Brad Kava - Chair, Journalism Department Cabrillo College
Jann McCord - Psychoanalyst / University Professor
Patricia Noel - Psychologist
Jason Scorse - Director, Center for the Blue Economy Monterey Inst. of International Studies
Nikki Silva - Radio Producer / Museum Curator / Exhibit Consultant
Laura Sutherland - Travel Writer
Patrice Vecchione - Poet, Author, Artist, Teacher
T. Mike Walker - Artist /Writer

CLICK HERE to send a message to the members of the Community Advisory Board.


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