PEAC Board of Directors
David Beaton: David worked as an adjunct Professor in Film at Manatee Community College. He is the founder of Media Process Group, a Chicago video production company, a former member of IBEW Local 1220, and has been a college and NPR board operator at Michigan State University, Western Michigan University and the College of William and Mary. He was the one of the founders of WSLR-LP, Sarasota's community radio station.
Arlene Sweeting: Ms. Sweeting is the Station Manager at WSLR 96.5 Manatee County and was a Candidate for the in 2000 and 2002, receiving the endorsement of the Sierra Club, the local Green Party, the Florida League of Conservation Voters, the Manatee Education Association, and the . She served as Chair of the Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Committee in Manatee County , and was appointed to serve on the Steering Committee of the Manatee County ’s Visioning Process. She founded and operated Fogartyville Café, a progressive community coffeehouse in from 2002-2007. In addition to the , Arlene serves on the Board of the Jefferson Center , a non-profit that provides to low-income seniors.’s . Arlene taught public school for 7 years in
Billy Wetherington: Billy Wetherington is an accountant, auditor and business, financial and tax advisor in . He attended the from 1969 to 1973 and the from 1974 to 1978 where he received two B.A. degrees, one from the College of Business Administration with an accounting major and the other from the College of Arts & Letters with a philosophy major. He passed the CPA exam in 1978 and has practiced accounting with both local and international accounting firms and has had his own practice since 1989. His hobbies include reading, history, bird watching, blues & folk music and occasionally aggravating public officials with letters and radio programs.
Bob Connors: Producer of local radio show, The Peace and Justice Report, for WSLR LPFM 96.5 Sarasota.