Board and Staff
Calvin is a news team intern. He is a senior year technical communications student enrolled at the University of South Florida.
Jacob is a community news reporter for the Critical Times weekly program. His reporting focuses on COVID-19 and its impact on the Florida Suncoast.
Becca is a member of the news team. She studies sociology and Spanish at New College of Florida.
A native of Florida, Carmela has raised two wonderful children here, and loves living in Sarasota with her husband, David Brain, and their fluffy golden, Gryphon.
Jenna is a current third year history student at New College of Florida. She serves as the New College representative.
Pamela is the arts curator for Fogartyville. An artist herself, she brings with her a wide range of art expertise and community involvement.
Sydney works part-time as the bookkeeper. Sydney started working at WSLR last year as the bookkeeper and was thrilled for the offer due to her love of music.
Dru lives in Osprey with husband, Jon. She retired from a long career in social services. She loves reading, music, dance, hula hooping, and being outdoors .
Laura is pleased to be the friendly voice you hear on the telephone or behind the keyboard when you contact the office. She loves all music and adores this community!
Dr. Brendan Goff is a professor at New College and is currently working on a book entitled The Heartland Abroad: Rotary International and the World of Main Street.
Chris is instrumental in continuing to develop Fogartyville as a premier listening room and gathering place, and to keep WSLR up and running smoothly.
Nathan Paisie is a video programmer at WSLR. He is in charge of WSLR's YouTube channel, and he films and edits the many live benefit events at Fogartyville.