Board of Directors

Francisca Trujillo-Dalbey, Ph.d

Francisca Trujillo-Dalbey, Ph.d

Franki became the Director of the Board in September, 2015.

Franki Trujillo-Dalbey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Communication from Marylhurst University. She went on to complete a Master’s in Intercultural Communication and then a doctorate in Urban Studies & Community Development from Portland State University, while a faculty member in the Communication Studies department. Prior to teaching intercultural communication, interpersonal and conflict management (among other courses), Franki was a Senior Civil Rights investigator for the State of Oregon for seven years, and was a Co-Principal of Communication Works where she did intercultural training, consulting, and cross-cultural workplace mediation. She also worked in various employment-related programs focused on disability and other work-related issues. After more than 20 years, Franki returned to the Oregon coast, necessitating her resignation from the Intercultural Communication Institute as the Associate Director of Education and Training, and Coordinator of the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, however she continues to teach for the Masters in Intercultural Relations (MAIR) program. As KYAQ’s new Board President, Franki applies her skills as an organizer, community developer, and not-for-profit board experience to the radio station. In her leisure time, Franki can be found playing electric bass with her dance band, High Fidelity Blues Band, hanging out with her husband and two dogs, and enjoying her children and grandchildren.
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Deanne Dunlap

 
Deanne Dunlap

Deanne Dunlap is the owner/operator of Gallery Briseno in downtown Toledo.  She has been very active in the Toledo Main Street organization, the Toledo Thursday Market, KYAQ fundraising, and many other community activities.  She was elected to the Board in September of 2015.

John Edstrom

John Edstrom

JE spent about 30-years researching the pharmacology, biology, and physics of neural systems in various places, coming eventually to HMSC as a pharmacology research associate for about 10 of them. Another few years were spent with a Seattle software consulting company specializing in developing and deploying community portals for various service-oriented organizations. In the past he volunteered for several years with St. John Ambulance. He is a founder, past president, treasurer, and life member of the Quickdraw Animation Society, an artist-run animation co-op, in Calgary, AB, and now works with sundry local volunteer groups in the Newport area.
Tracy Bailey

Tracy Bailey

Board member Tracy Bailey has over 35 years of experience serving the community through government and volunteer programs.  He has also assisted many small businesses develop outreach programs to support and expand their businesses. He brings his organizational and business skills to Lincoln County serving on the Board of Directors for both KYAQ and the Lincoln County Economic Development Alliance. Tracy has been part of numerous local, regional and state service organizations. He has a passion for community development and supports non-commercial public radio as a great place for many small communities to come together as one voice.

 

Dianne Eckstein

Dianne Eckstein

Dianne is part of the original group to get KYAQ licensed and on the air.  She is a former ESL (English Second Learner) teacher who has lived in Germany, Japan and Singapore, teaching and raising a family. Her interest include traveling, reading, and knitting. Dianne says she is a normal person without enough time.
Chloe Jagelski

Chloe Jagelski

A graduate of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Chloe specializes in nonprofit and business strategic development, concentrating on regenerative agriculture and food sovereignty. She is an accomplished permaculture designer, fiber artist, and community organizer. Chloe became part of the KYAQ team in 2017, stepping in as the Volunteer Coordinator and joining the Board of Directors. Her expertise in media development strategies and event promotion has made her a valuable addition to the community radio family on the Oregon Coast.