The 2024 election for the New Wave Corporation/KOPN Board of Directors will take place by mail in February.
If you are a member of the New Wave Corporation/KOPN who is interested in the future of the station and willing to work to help make positive things happen, please do consider running for one of the positions coming open on the board. Three elected positions will open, each for a term of 3 years. Terms will begin on February 20, 2024.
The Board typically meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm, usually at the station. Meetings are occasionally held via Zoom. Board members are expected to prepare for (by reviewing, and sometimes preparing, distributed materials) and to attend all monthly meetings. Access to a computer with email, an internet connection, and audio/video capacity is necessary. The roles and responsibilities of the board of directors are posted here. Please see the NWC Bylaws for additional information.
If you have questions and/or would like to request a meeting with a current board member, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates' statements will be mailed in mid-January with ballots to current members of the New Wave Corporation/KOPN. Ballots must be returned by mail or by hand in time to arrive at 401 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, MO 65203 by 5:00 pm on February 14, 2024.
Election results will be announced at the annual meeting and posted on the KOPN website.
To become a candidate for Director, please review the role and responsibilities of the board and prepare a brief statement (200 words or less) providing the following:
Please submit your statement to: email@example.com by January 4, 2024.
Additional directors may be appointed by the Board during the year. A member of the NWC may petition the Board in writing to become an appointed director by presenting a written request to the Board. To do that, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes your contact information and a statement of 200-words or less providing your reasons for wishing to serve on the board and how you see yourself contributing to its work, and a brief background summary of relevant knowledge, skills, and experience. Such requests must be submitted at least three days prior to the next board meeting if the petitioner wishes to appear in person before the board at that meeting. Appointed directors serve until the following election.
The Annual Members’ Meeting of the New Wave Corporation has been scheduled for 2:00 pm on February 18, 2024. Location to be announced--stay tuned!