Mission and People


OUR MISSION STATEMENT

WJFF Radio Catskill is an independent community voice of the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania. We connect listeners through locally focused and globally aware programming in order to inform, entertain, and inspire our communities, and promote understanding among people of diverse social, cultural, economic, and political backgrounds.

OUR VALUES

Radio Catskill is committed to these core values to carry out its mission.

Compassion and Inclusivity

We believe that communities of neighbors, listeners, volunteers and staff can be better when we come together. We support each other, participate in good faith, listen with care, make space for others, and deliver honest feedback.

We achieve more and are more successful in serving our communities when we are inclusive, open and welcoming.

We believe in equity and inclusion in the stories we tell and in the ways we treat each other. We invest in our people and help them chart their way. We have courageous conversations.

Curiosity and Creativity

We seek to foster the search for the truth, grounded in facts.  We explore and explain the “why” with our audience.

Creativity and the arts are vital to our communities and are a hallmark of our service. Our programming celebrates the power of music and culture to enrich our lives!

Stewardship and Sustainability

WJFF has a long history of environmental stewardship and commitment to renewable energy.

We are dedicated to protecting and celebrating our precious rivers, forests, farms and mountains.

WJFF By Laws

Click to view or download the WJFF AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS 2022 (Adobe Acrobat .pdf format).

Amendments to the by-laws:
April 25, 2022
June 22, 2020
January 9, 2019

WJFF Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026

Click here to view WJFF’s Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026.

Policies & Communications Act Compliance

Additional information, including WJFF’s most recent Station Activity Survey (SAS), most current IRS 990, information on obtaining copies of WJFF’s Annual Financial Reports and the station’s policies regarding open meetings, open financial records, CAB, EEO as well as donor list and political activities requirements can be found here.

Radio Catskill is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

Federal Tax ID#22-2792167


Our People

Staff

General Manager: Tim Bruno

Program Director: Jason Dole

Multi-Platform Content Producer: Patricio Robayo

Interim Office Manager: Kit Hulit

Board of Trustees

Kirsten Harlow Foster, President

Sally Stuart, Vice-President

Kathy Geary, Secretary

Duncan Cooper, Treasurer

Members: Jeff Barnes, Dale Blagrove, Amy Brightfield, Barbara Demarest, Leif Johansen, Leila McCullough, Judith Schwartzstein, Clay Smith, Mike Williams

The Radio Catskill Board of Trustees usually meets once a month. Specific dates and times are posted on our website under the Community tab. Meetings are open to the public and time is allotted for public comment. For more information email: board@wjffradio.org.

Minutes from WJFF’s Board of Trustees meetings can be found here.

Executive Committee

Kirsten Harlow Foster, President

Sally Stuart, Vice-President

Kathy Geary, Secretary

Duncan Cooper, Treasurer

Minutes from WJFF’s Executive Committee can be found here.

Nominating and Governance Committee

Minutes from WJFF’s Nominating and Governance Committee can be found here.

Finance Committee

Minutes from WJFF’s Finance Committee can be found here.

Audit Committee

Minutes from WJFF’s Audit Committee can be found here.

Personnel Committee

Minutes from Personnel Committee meetings can be found here.

Development and Community Outreach Committee

Minutes from DCOC meetings can be found here.

Facilities and Operations Committee

Minutes from WJFF’s Facilities Committee can be found here.

Strategic Planning Work Group

Amy Brightfield, Tim Bruno, Colette Ballew, Dick Riseling, Douglas H. Sandberg, Duncan Cooper, James Lomax, Kristina Smith, Leila McCullough, Michael Williams, Sandra Oxford, Clay Smith, Sally Stuart, Thane Peterson
Minutes and Reports from the Strategic Planning Work Group meetings can be found here.

Program Advisory Committee

Valerie Mansi, chair, David Dann, Nick Forte, Judy Rosen

The Program Committee is an advisory committee reporting to the Program Director. The committee meets quarterly to review station programming and program proposals. For further information, email: pc@wjffradio.org.

Minutes from Program Committee meetings can be found here.