The Friends Council is made up of members who represent the voice of local coffeehouses, with the charge of assisting and advising the radio stations's General Manager with fundraising, outreach and community service. The Council members represent a geographic diversity reflecting the stations listening areas.
We will be accepting applications for new members December 2013. Guidelines for applicants will be posted by December 1, 2014
The following listeners currently serve as members of the Council.
Tom Callahan is an actor, artist, and radio broadcaster with over 20 years of broadcast and performance experience. Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, he studied acting with Jeannie Lindheim and Michael Shurtleff, worked in public and commercial radio, and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City before relocating to Los Angeles. Mr. Callahan has been in over 20 films, commercials and radio & theater productions including The Lesson, Metamorphosis, A Cry of Players, Abracadabra, Mercedes-Benz, Miller-Lite as well as sketch comedy and improv troupes. He has exhibited his art in Los Angeles, New York and Boston. A recipient of several awards from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Associated Press, and the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California. Mr. Callahan was co-founder of WUMB-FM in Boston and currently hosts 'Seasons & Celebrations' and 60's Chicks' Radio on Live365.com.
Judy Wong is an attorney who is working as the Associate Director of Human Resources at Middlesex Community College. She was previously the Labor Counsel at UMass Memorial Health Care, and in the 20 years prior to that, she was the General Counsel for 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. Judy has been a long time listener and member of WUMB, she is a dedicated SAMW participant, and plays fiddle and hammered dulcimer, with occasional forays into mandolin and piano.
You can reach the Friends Council at email@example.com