Letter: WSFM thanks outgoing board members while welcoming a new one

West Slope FM is a classical music station on 91.1 FM that has served the Yampa Valley and outlying communities for nearly 50 years. West Slope FM is a local nonprofit, and the programming it provides is incredibly rich and diverse. 

For years, loyal community members have served on the WSFM board. Thanking them for their service is important, but especially as we wish some of them a fond farewell. Richard Boersma recently retired from our board after serving for 12 years. This is also true of Cheryl Flagg. Both provided great leadership and a love of classical music. We heartily thank them for their service to WSFM and they will remain as Emeritus board members.

Two newer members of the board have also brought wonderful contributions to WSFM radio station. Brian Weertz and Christel Houston will both be leaving the valley for new adventures and we are sad to say goodbye. Thank you both for your years of help keeping classical music in the Yampa Valley.

We would also like to welcome a new board member, Emily Jones.

If you haven’t already listened to WSFM at 91.1 FM, please tune in and treat yourself. If you have listened and would like to get involved in maintaining our future as a board member, please contact me at or visit our website at Thank you again to Richard, Cheryl, Christel and Brian for their amazing contributions. And welcome to Emily. 

Susie W. Leeson
WSFM Board President 

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