KPOV Board of Directors

Read the most recent approved monthly Board meeting minutes here.

Current KPOV Board Members: (click on a name to send them an email)

Rick Miller (President)
Rick is a business owner focusing on the sales of hardware and plumbing to retail stores in Southern and Central Oregon.
He is a singer/ songwriter and past president of Central Oregon Songwriter’s Association. Rick has been involved with KPOV since 2005. He hosts a show on KPOV, Center Stage, which focuses on Local and Regional musicians.
Michael Funke (Vice President)
Michael has been an active part of the Bend and KPOV community. At KPOV he has hosted talk shows, local news shows, and founded a long running music show. His involvement earned him the 2008 volunteer of the year. In Bend he has volunteered or been on the boards of many non-profits. He brings professional experience in writing, organizing, mobilizing, and fundraising to the board.
Ingrid Lustig (Treasurer)
Ingrid is a self-employed visual artist and non-profit consultant/grant writer. She has many years of experience in non-profit and arts administration.
  Judy Petullo (Secretary)
Judy works at Landsystems Nursery as the Accounting Manager; She volunteers at VegNet Bend and hosts a show on KPOV, All Things Vegan.
John Adamson
John is, and has always been, a passionate fan of music. His professional background is in law. But, in his personal life, he’s traveled extensively to see literally hundreds of concerts, has a vast music collection, and believes supporting local artists is important to a community. He has also been on rotation as a DJ for Variable Velocity for over five years.
Linda Heuser
Linda Heuser is a retired Willamette University professor of sociology. She has been committed to community building in her teaching and service work throughout her career. She looks forward to her involvement at KPOV and the ways she can help to strengthen community and democracy through independent, non-commercial radio.
Eric Lehto
Eric has both large company and start up experience in the business world. He ran M&A deals at McKesson Corporation and was VP of Membership at CSAA, with 4.5 million members. He is currently COO at web-based information company in the medical devices industry. Eric loves non-commercial radio and hosts the Rhythm Trip show on KPOV as dj Thure (his first name).

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KPOV Founding Board members celebrate in the broadcast studio June 26, 2005, the day we went “on air”.