Advisory Councils

Valley Public Radio's two advisory councils serve as an important resource to the station, providing programming feeback and reflecting the interests of KVPR listeners. The Community Advisory Council represents the Fresno/Merced/Tulare area, while the Kern Advisory Council represents the Kern County area.

KVPR - Community Advisory Council

Lynne Ashbeck

Joanne Bazarian

Paul Betancourt

Jeremy Clar

Virginia Coningsby

Diane & Jim Durando                     

Jean Fennacy                    

Bruce Gibbings

Dr. Anna Hamre

Emma Hansen-Smith

Lisa Lee Herrick

Neal Howard

Ty Kharazi

Jeanine King

Dr. Malcolm MacDonald

Nikiko Masumoto

Jim Meyers

Michael Osborn

Jerry Palladino

Connie Parker

Debrah Prewit  

Ren Ramshaw

Ramona Rios Llamas            

Gayle Takakjian-Gilbert

Jennifer Ward

Taylor Whelan

Tina Wyneken

James Ypma

Kern Advisory Council (KAC):

Frederica & Ray Barney

Sue Deininger

Ariel Dyer

Julia Gonzalez

Jessica Jarrels

Eric & Yvonne Pennestri

Jim Varley

Upcoming meetings:

Advisory Councils meeting, July 20, 2021, 5PM (closed session due to COVID-19)