Is a comment from www.anngarrison.com/ saying that the PNB vote On Phone to 'fire' Executive Director Summer Reese
was 11 to 'fire' and "7" opposed?
The vote was actually 11 to 7 because of low PNB attendance, lack of notice that Summer Reese's
employment would be put to a vote, and several Board members leaving the meeting in outrage.
Yee's employee Jose Luis Fuentes is the author of the motion to fire Reese
And the small majority rules ? - only 12 of 22 PNB member group - suddenly determined that Summer Reese
was no longer employed - even if she
was hired in a January 2014 legal contract ?
..... Pacifica's corporate counsel Terry Gross of Gross, Belsky and Alonzo, resigned from his position at the end of March after refusing to represent the board of directors in matters relating to Reese's attempted termination.
"in recent interviews Ms. Reese has recounted a stunning conversation she had on this subject with Dan Siegel, the Oakland, California lawyer who brought another of the lawsuits in the "take back Pacifica" mobilization of ~2000, and who has been a protagonist in Pacifica's factional wars ever since (particularly those occurring at KPFA) ........
Some of these KPFK
- LSB members who only very recently were elevated to PNB
are included in the ousting, outing of Summer Reese
3 of our 4 voted by phone to expel her
When Reese left the national headquarters on April 3rd to assist with the legal initiative, some board and staff members attempted to obstruct national office operations, but 22 community members responded to a call for assistance.
workplace at 3:30 in the afternoon without incident.
Director- Summer Reese
who had worked at that job as an interim ED for many months before without notice of a problem.
On April Fool's Day, it was used again by alleged board chair Margy Wilkinson in a letter to Executive Director Summer Reese which informed Reese of her much-rumored termination by the board.
A copy of the fake letterhead can be found here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/9y4yf2vk80q2o9f/Fake+Letterhead.pdf
Listen to a KPFK interview with Summer Reese
a few nights ago, produced and interview by Roy Tuckman and Eben Rey, available on Soundcloud.
This is a sound room expose for an interview between 2 KPFK late nite staffers and Reese, Pacific Executive Director, a few nights ago, providing more direct information of the conflicts, firings, illegalities, confrontations and all that is "happening" in the Pacifica headquarters located in Berkelely adjacent to the KPFA radio station.
Summer Reese has long been a KPFK local station board member and also a Pacifica National Board member, recently hired officially as Executive Director after working many months as an interim at PNB.
then a strange and unclarified series of events occurred that claimed Summer Reese
was "fired" by a telephone vote of PNBers with a 1 vote majority ????
Facts are elusive and attacks are highly prevalent on the internet, easily disguised as 'the whole story' but barely intelligible.
Further dramatic interludes recently indicating that Summer Reese
was padlocked out of the PNB offices alongside of KPFA's
has been described as having cut the padlock, entered the working premises with a number of her
supporters and is working there, as contracted.
"...a one vote majority of the Pacifica National Board
(PNB) attempted to fire the network's top executive, Pacifica Radio Foundation Executive Director Summer Reese
, near midnight at the end of a conference call, with no discussion allowed.