WORT is holding an election for two (2) open Participating Member seats and one (1) open Listener Sponsor seat on the Board of Directors of Back Porch Radio Broadcasting, Inc. to serve 3-year terms, concluding at the Annual Meeting in June, 2024. Persons from under-represented communities and those who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
A Listener-Sponsor Member is anyone who has donated at least $40 in the 12-month period prior to the application deadline (May 15th, 2020 through May 14th, 2021).
A Participating Member of WORT shall be any person who has voluntarily performed at least five (5) hours of work in each of three (3) consecutive months between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. —Article II: Section 2.1 (a) of the WORT Bylaws. Participating Member status is held over from prior year if current work hours are not met due to Covid-19.
If a person is both a Participating Member and a Listener Sponsor, they must run as a Participating Member.
All Participating Members’ names should be included in the Voter List. If you are not on this list, you may petition to have it added so that you can run and/or vote by filling out a petition. Email Doug Holtz at firstname.lastname@example.org if unsure whether you are on the list or to request a petition.
Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday, May 14th to ensure consideration. To request a paper application, call the station at 608-321-9597 and leave a detailed message.