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WCBU Community Advisory Board

The WCBU/Peoria Public Radio Community Advisory Board functions as an advisory body for station staff and management and to Bradley University, WCBU's licensee.

The Board also represents the station in the community and is involved in fundraising activities. Meetings are open to the public. Meetings are currently being held via Zoom, with the link posted below prior to the meeting. Typically meetings are held on the Bradley Campus in the Global Communications Center in Reading Room 103. Schedules, agendas, and meeting minutes can be found below. 

Interested in joining WCBU's Advisory Board? Click here to apply.
Click here to submit feedback to the board.
Click here for the board's bylaws.
Click here for a fact sheet about the board.
Twitter: @WCBUCAB
WCBU Advisory Board Facebook Page 

Current Board Members

  • John Lamb, Chair
  • Jennifer Essig, Vice Chair
  • Diane Hahn, Recording Secretary
  • Becky Doubleday
  • Lenora Fisher
  • Tom Mellor
  • Sara Netzley
  • Todd Popham
  • Jim Runyon
  • Bill Shock
  • Jessica Thomas
  • Kiran Velpula
  • R.C. McBride, WCBU General Manager (ex officio)
  • Melissa Libert, WCBU Development Director (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Armstrong, WCBU Development Director (ex officio)
  • Ryan Denham, WCBU Content Director (ex officio)

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 4:00 P.M. (via Zoom) |Agenda|Minutes
  • Wednesday, March 9, 4:00 P.M., location TBD |Agenda|Minutes
  • Wednesday, May 4, 4:00 P.M., location TBD |Agenda|Minutes
  • Wednesday, July 13, 4:00 P.M., location TBD |Agenda|Minutes
  • Wednesday, September 14, 4:00 P.M., location TBD |Agenda|Minutes
  • Wednesday, November 9, 4:00 P.M., location TBD |Agenda|Minutes

Past Board Meetings