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Advisory Councils

KVPR's two advisory councils serve as an important resource to the station, providing programming feedback 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.

Community Advisory Council (CAC):

Mitra Bennett

Joanne Bazarian

Paul Betancourt

Jeremy Clar

Virginia Coningsby

Diane & Jim Durando                                        

Bruce Gibbings

Thilani Grubel

Dr. Anna Hamre

Emma Hansen-Smith

Lisa Lee Herrick

Neal Howard

Ty Kharazi

Jeanine King

Myrna Martinez Nateras

Nikiko Masumoto

Michael Osborn

Jerry Palladino

Debrah Prewit  

Ren Ramshaw

Ramona Rios Llamas

Dr. Sammy Siada            

Gayle Takakjian-Gilbert

Jax Ward

Taylor Whelan

Tina Wyneken

Dr. Maria-Elena Young

James Ypma

Kern Advisory Council (KAC):

Miguel Castellanos 

Sue Deininger

Ariel Dyer

Juan Escobar

Patrick Evans

Julia Gonzalez

Eric & Yvonne Pennestri

Luis Rodriguez

Jim Varley

Recent / Upcoming open meetings:

Advisory Councils meeting, January 24, 2023, 5:30PM