On Sunday, the board voted to hire Dan Coughlin as its new interim Executive Director. Dan is a leader of the reformmovement to restore Pacifica to its original mission. He had previously worked as a producer of Democracy Now! andthen as Pacifica national news director. He was removed from his position as news director after running a 40 secondnews story on the Pacifica affiliates protesting the network.
- Dan Coughlin, Pacifica National Board Meeting, 1/13/02.