KHEN couldn't possibly run well without the incredible efforts by our staff and volunteers.
Leslie Matthews is the Chair of The KHEN Board of Directors and she has temporarily, on a volunteer basis, taken on the job of KHEN Development Director. Leslie lives just outside of Salida with her husband Ken and their dog Buddy. Read More . . .
Bob is currently the Production Manager for KHEN community radio and volunteers numerous hours to assist with production of shows like "Behind the Kitchen Door." He has also helped to get “Pursuing Personal Peace” off the ground, and generates many creative public service announcements and station identification messages. Bob’s family has been part of Salida for many years, going back to his grandfather "Bob" and his great grandfather. They would bring his mother, and other family members, to the upper Arkansas River Valley for vacation from their home in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Bob has made his home here for over the past 10 years. He participates in the singing group “You’ve Got Male” and serves on the board for the Salida Museum.
Shannon is the Station Administrator at KHEN. She is an Arkansas native and moved upstream to Salida in 2015. She has a background in adventure sports, entrepreneurship, law, mental health, sound technology, and higher education. When she is not at KHEN, she teaches business classes for Adams State University inside local prisons.