We Oppose the Recall of Tracy Rosenberg & We Urge You to Vote NO!
(To add your endorsement - enter your name in the comments below as well as how you’d like to be identified after your name — affiliations after names are for identification purposes only. We’ll update this page regularly in alphabetical order.)
Video Forum: Is the Recall Necessary? Sponsored by the Marin Peace and Justice Coalition, Febr. 2, 2012
Shahram Aghamir – Co-Producer, Voices of the Middle East and North Africa.
Nick Alexander - longtime reporter, producer; member of API (Asian Pacific Islander) Specials radio collective.
Teresa J. Allen – Current KPFT Houston Local Station Board, Pacifica National Board member both current and from 2002-2005.
Joseph Anderson - KPFA Listener.
Austin Airwaves – Jim Ellinger, Austin, TX.
Victoria Ashley - Councilor, Green Party of Alameda County.
Richard Becker - Western Region Coordinator, ANSWER Coalition – Act Now to Stop War & End Racism.
Khalil Bendib - political cartoonist and co-host of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa.
Mary Berg – Producer & Host, A Musical Offering, former Secretary of the PNB and KPFA LSB, and member of the Program Council, among many other things.
Rivian Berlin - former producer Women’s Magazine, Listener.
Dennis Bernstein – Executive Producer of Flashpoints.
Carolyn Birden - WBAI LSB and Pacifica National Board Member; former plaintiff in the “listeners’ lawsuit” to remove the old Pacifica Board in 1999-2001.
Max J. Blanchet – Former KPFA Local Advisory Board (LAB) and Local Station Board (LSB) Member.
Jeff Blankfort - co-founder of the original SaveKPFA in 1993 and of Take Back KPFA in 1995.
Gail Blasie - former KPFA LSB member.
Bonnie Bone – Early Morning Music Host, programmer, engineer.
Joseph Bolden – Poor News Network, Morning Mix.
Daniel Borgstrom – KPFA Listener, blogger at Daniel’s Free Speech Zone.
Tanya Brannan - KPFA Listener.
Gray Brechin - University of California Geographer.
Jean E. Brechan - KPFA (and Pacifica) Listener
Eric Brooks – Environmental, social justice, consumer, and global justice movement activist since 1985; currently Sustainability Chair – San Francisco Green Party.
Carol Brouillet – Community Currency.org, and Co-Founder, International Media Project.
Virginia Browning – KPFA Listener.
Donna Carter - KPFA Listener.
Linda Champagne – KPFA Listener.
Richard Clifford – KPFA Listener.
Coalition for a democratic Pacifica
George Coates – Producer, Twit Wit Radio.
Mitchel Cohen – Chair, WBAI Local Station Board, Brooklyn Greens.
David Cook - Longtime KPFA Listener.
Michael Costello – North Bay for KPFA Folio in Exile 2000.
Vicente R. Cruz II – Oakland Green Party Outreach Committee.
Gavin Dahl – KPFA Listener/supporter, Board Member community radio advocate and activist engineering outfit Common Frequency, News Director of Pacifica Affiliate Station KYRS in Spokane.
Susan da Silva - Former Chair KPFA LSB.
Justine Daniel - Social Justice Center of Marin.
Todd Davies – KPFA listener.
Afrikahn Jamal Dayvs - Ear Thyme.
Lisa Dettmer – Women’s Magazine KPFA.
Barbara and Barry Deutsch – KPFA/Pacifica subscribers since 1963.
Ivar Diehl – KPFA Listener, Occupier, Business Owner.
Ariel Dougherty - KPFA Listener.
Neil Dunaetz - KPFA Listener.
Laurie Edwards – KPFA Listener, Educator.
Bob English – Pacfica/KPFA Listener from the ’60s, active in the Coalition for a democratic Pacifica (CdP), Peoples’ Radio, KPFA Election Committee. UFW San Francisco Support Committee, SEIU 790 elected chapter rep/negotiation team, Public Employees for a Democratic Union 2006.
Carolyn Epple - Retired Professor, Sonoma State University.
Joseph Estrada - Full Circle.
Shawn Ewald - Co-Founder A-Infos Radio Project; one of the early activists in the original Free Pacifica movement in the ’90s.
Bonnie Faulkner - Producer, Guns & Butter.
Jane Fehlberg – KPFA Listener.
Isis Feral – Longtime KPFA listener, environmentalist, labor and disability rights activist.
Denise Ferry – KPFA Listener since 1982.
Anthony Fest – Producer, KPFA Weekend News, KPFA Local Station Board Staff Representative.
Vickie M. Fouts – KFCF board member.
Peter Franck – Former President of the Pacifica Foundation (1980-1984).
Ann Garrison - Reporter KPFA Weekend News and Host, producer, WBAI Afrobeat Radio.
James P. Geraghty - Marin Peace and Justice Coalition.
Maria Gilardin - Producer, TUC Radio.
Pam Gill – KPFA Listener.
Steve Gilmartin - KPFA Listener.
Terry Goodman – KPFK Listener/former LSB Member.
Lisa Gray-Garcia – Poor News Network, Morning Mix.
David Greene – First KPFA Elections Coordinator.
Noelle Hanrahan – Producer, Prison Radio.
Michael Hardesty – KPFA Listener
Roger D. Harris – Vice President, Task Force on the Americas.
Carol Harvey – KPFA Listener.
John Harwayne – KPFA Member.
Rose Hauer – KPFA Listener.
Chandra Hauptman – Former KPFA LSB and Pacifica National Board listener-representative.
Dave Heller - KPFA Listener.
Dolores Helman - KPFA Listener.
Jack Heyman – Former Executive Board Member ILWU Local 10, longtime labor activist.
Linda Hewitt – KPFA/Pacifica Listener since 1968; active in Coalition for a democratic Pacifica (CdP) and Peoples’ Radio.
Kane Hoffman – KPFA Listener.
Valerie Hood - KPFA Listener and phone room volunteer.
Mickey Huff – Associate Professor of History at Diablo Valley College, director of Project Censored, Co-Host with Dr. Peter Phillips of the Project Censored Show.
April Hurley – Listener, MD for the uninsured in Santa Rosa.
Mesha Irizarry - Executive Director, Idriss Stelley Foundation to Combat Police Violene, Co-Director, Education Not Incarceration, and Online Admin, Occupy Da’ Hood SF.
Jon Jackson – KPFA Listener.
Cynthia Johnson – KPFA Local Station Board member, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Ecumenical Peace Institute.
Xan Joi – Bay Area Codepink.
Maggie Kaigler-Armstead - KPFA Volunteer/General Assignment Reporter-KPFA 2005-2008 KTOP-11, City Of Oakland Executive Producer, Interim GM/Supervisor, 1992-2005-(Retired)
Kahlil Karn - KPFA listener.
Jena Katz – KPFA Listener, left activist.
Kim Kaufman – KPFK Local Station Board Treasurer, member Pacifica National Finance Committee.
Carolyn Keddy – KPFA Listener.
Dorothy Kidd - Professor, Dept of Media Studies, University of San Francisco, and long-time community radio producer and advocate.
Alice Diane Kisch – KPFA Listener.
Robert Knight – Anchor, Five O’Clock Shadow investigative newsmagazine on WBAI; Correspondent, “The Knight Report” on Flashpoints.
Janet Kobren – KPFA LSB Listener Member, activist around the Occupy movement, Palestine, democratic media, election integrity, environment, housing justice, and other issues.
Monique Koller - KPFA Listener.
Marilyn Langlois - KPFA Listener, Richmond Progressive Alliance Steering Committee, Haiti Action Committee.
David Landau – KPFA Weekend News.
Adrienne Lauby - Host/producer, Pushing Limits, KPFA unpaid staff.
Clay Leander – Unpaid Staff Program Council Representative.
Sandy LeonVest – Editor & Publisher of Solar Times; Radio Host-Producer for the Progressive Radio Network.
Kenya Lewis – Save KUSF volunteer.
Barbara Lubin – Executive Director, Middle East Children’s Alliance; Friends of Free Speech Radio (1999-2001).
Laura MacDougall – KPFA Listener from the South Bay.
Jeff Mackler - Director, Mobilization to Free Mumia abu Jamal; West Coast Coordinator, Lynne Stewart Defense Committee; Member, Administrative Council, UNAC (United National Antiwar Committee).
Neil Maclean – KPFA Listener.
Neal Madnick - KPFA Listener.
Abby Martin – Founder & Editor in Chief of Media Roots.
Signe Mattson – KPFA Listener since 1957, former outreach and frequent phone volunteer.
Cynthia McKinney – Green Party Candidate for President (2008); 6-term member of the US House of Representatives.
Jim McWilliams – KPFA Listener.
Barbara Michel – KPFA Listener since 1972.
Adam David Miller - African-American poet, writer, publisher, and radio programmer and producer.
Jenny Miller – KPFA Listener.
Nicole Milner – KPFA Listener, Coalition for a democratic Pacifica.
Evangeline Mix – KPFA Volunteer receptionist for the past 4 months.
Stephanie K. Miyashiro - KPFA Listener.
Miguel Gavilan Molina - Producer/Host La Onda Bajita; Flashpoints Roving Producer & Producer of Flashpoints En Espanol.
Joy Moore – Full Circle, About Health.
Aimee Murray - KPFA Listener.
Jonathan Nack – Veteran activist and journalist based in Oakland.
Attila Nagy – North Bay for KPFA, Santa Rosa Occupy, former KPFA Local Station Board member.
Marilyn Naparst - Long-time listener.
Michael Napp – KPFA Listner.
Henry Norr – Retired journalist, member of the KPFA LSB since 2006, activist around Palestine, torture, ending wars, labor solidarity, and other issues.
Oakland Greens – See statement.
Lucienne O’Keefe – Long-time Listener and supporter.
Robbie Osman - Host, Across the Great Divide.
Michael Parenti – Author & Lecturer.
Jean Pauline - KPFA activist listener since 1959. Bound Together Bookstore
Peace and Freedom Party of Alameda County
Peace and Freedom Party of California
Ed Pearl - Founder/Operator of the Ash Grove in LA, organizer with the “Take Back KPFK” Campaign, served two terms on KPFK’s first elected board.
Gail Penso, RN – KPFA Listener, BFUU, Bach, Earth.
David Peterson - Writer, Chicago.
Richard Phelps – Chair, KPFA LSB 2005-2006.
Peter Phillips - Professor of Sociology at Sonoma State University, former Director of Project Censored, Co-Producer of Project Censored heard Friday mornings on The Morning Mix.
Karen Pickett - Forest and media activist and long time Earth First! organizer.
Thomas Plagemann – Save KUSF, Plagemann Design & Building.
Paul Platt – SF Green Party County Council, long-time KPFA listener/supporter.
Stevyn Polk – KUSF in Exile Program Director.
Emmit Powell - Producer & Host The Gospel Experience.
Andrea Prichett – LSB Current Listener Representative, teacher and co-founder of Berkeley Copwatch.
Mary Prophet - Listener, Steering Committee USLAW, member Alameda Co. Central Labor Council, & co-chair California Teachers Assoc, Peace & Justice Caucus.
Fran Rachel - KPFA Listener.
Les Radke – Co-Host Bill Mandel’s Soviet Union Program, Vice President Richmond Federation of Teachers for several years, Member of the Contra Costa Labor Council for several years, Co-Founder of Coalition for a democratic Pacifica, Education Chair of KPFA’s former Education Collective, Member of Californians for Electoral Reform for 10 years, KPFA Local Election Supervisor for 2003, Pacifica National Election Supervisor for 2006 & 2009.
Kate Raphael – Women’s Magazine.
Mary Ratcliff – Listener and San Francisco Bayview Editor.
Willie Ratcliff – Publisher, San Francisco Bayview, Former member for six years of the KPFA Local Advisory Board and Local Station Board.
Malihe Razazan – Co-host & Producer, Voices of the Middle East & North Africa, and Producer of Your Call on KALW.
Aaron Reaven – KPFA Listener.
Sally Richardson - KPFA Listener, artist.
Mara Rivera – KPFA Listener-supporter since 1962.
Lillith Rogers – KPFA Listener.
Colleeen Rose - Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas.
Jamie Ross – Chair of the Pacifica board’s national finance committee before Tracy.
San Francisco Green Party
Jan Santos – KPFA listener, former Pushing Limits collective member.
Marc Sapir, MD, MPH, public sector primary care doc and “Mad as Hell Doctors for Medicare for All” activist.
Oriana Saportas – Community Organizer with ACCE in Oakland, former KPFA Local Election Supervisor (2010).
Michael-David Sasson – Union Steward, CUE-IBT Local 2010 (former president of the Berkeley chapter).
Art Sato – Host, In Your Ear.
Doyle Saylor – KPFA Listener, former host & producer, Pushing Limits.
David Schonbrunn - Transportation Solutions Defense and Education Fund (TRANSDEF).
Wendy Schroell — Pacifica National Board Member 2004-2005, 2007-2009; KPFT Local Station Board 2004-2009.
Sharon M. Scott – President, WRVU Friends & Family.
Shelly Scribner - KPFA Listener.
Nina Serrano – Bookwaves: Open Book; La Raza Chronicles.
John Sheridan – KPFA Listener.
Ruthanne Shpiner – Unpaid staff KPFA Weekend News Reporter.
Keith Harmon Snow – KPFA Listener.
Sally Sommer – Active with KPFA/Pacifica since 1999 with the Coalition for a democratic Pacifica. Served on the KPFA elections committees over the years since then.
Andres Soto – Host/Producer The Morning Mix.
Carol Spooner - Former PNB member (Jan 2002-Jan 2005), former KPFA LSB member (Apr 2000-Apr 2005), former lead plaintiff in the “listeners’ lawsuit to remove the old Pacifica Board (1999-2001).
Alex Steinberg – Pacifica National Board Member and LSB Member from WBAI. (See statement on additional statements page.)
Frank Sterling – Flashpoints; Full Circle.
Rick Sterling – KPFA Listener.
Roger Stoll – Secretary, Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas.
Leslie Stovall – The Morning Mix
Irwin Swirnoff – Spokesperson, Save KUSF
B. Emily Sykes – KPFA Listener, Marin Peace and Justice Coalition.
Akio Tanaka – KPFA Local Station Board member.
Kate Tanaka – KPFA Local Station Board member.
Steve Taylor-Ramirez – KPFA Listener.
Richard Uzzell – Former KPFT LSB and Pacifica National Board listener-representative.
JR Valrey – Host/Producer the Morning Mix & Block Report Radio.
Marsha Vas Dupre, Ph.D. - City Councilwoman Santa Rosa, CA.
Mari Villaluna – Poor News Network, Morning Mix.
Tom Vorhees – KPFA Listener, early-on engineering volunteer.
Lindsay Vurek – KPFA Listener.
Joe Wanzala – Former KPFA LSB and Pacifica National Board member.
Elaine Wellin – Sonoma State Univ./Media Freedom Foundation.
Laura Wells - Green Party candidate for the 2010 California Governor’s race.
Dave Welsh - Labor organizer, journalist, musician, letter carrier, S.F. Labor Council delegate. Member of Occupy Oakland, Freedom Song Network, Haiti Action Committee.
Carla West – Flashpoints.
Sue Wilson – Producer, Broadcast Blues.
Candace Wolf – Pacifica listener, storyteller, Washington, DC.
Betsy Wolf-Graves – KPFA Listener.
Gregory Wonderwheel – KPFA Listener.
Stan Woods - former KPFA LSB member, Member Occupy Oakland/Labor Solidarity Committee.
Vivian Zelaya - Longtime KPFA listener and supporter.
Steve Zeltzer – Labor journalist.