ACM Board of Directors


The primary objective of ACM's Board of Directors is to guide and provide input to the strategic direction of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and to help grow ACM’s capacity to do its work through networking and participation in fundraising activities.

The ACM Board of Directors is made up of Individual or Organizational Members of the ACM. Board members are expected to participate actively in board and committee meetings, be faithful ambassadors and communicators of the organization’s positions, make meaningful contributions by helping the organization achieve its fund and leadership development goals, and exercise proper fiduciary care. Board Members may not be a paid staff member of the ACM.
 

ACM Election Process

2021 CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATIONS

The Alliance for Community Media is now seeking nominations for three At-Large seats on the National Board.

Interested? Read the 2021 ACM Board Summary of Responsibilities  for details.

Qualifications and Basic Expectations
- Board members must be Individual, Lifetime, Organizational or Secondary members of the Alliance for Community Media.
- Board Members may not be paid staff members of the ACM.
- The ACM National Board is a policy governance board requiring hands-on management of the organization.
-Board members are expected to participate actively in board and committee meetings, be faithful ambassadors and communicators of the organization's positions, contribute meaningfully to helping the organization achieve its fund and leadership development goals, and exercise proper fiduciary care.

Board members help ACM advance its mission to advocate, promote and preserve the right to media training, production, distribution, civic engagement and education in support of diverse community voices, through Public, Educational and Government Access channels and other forms of media.

Candidates for these two-year positions are confirmed by a vote of ACM members in good standing, with terms beginning at the National Board's Meeting in November 2021.

MEET THE CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Click on an individual's name to learn more about them.
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Richard Turner

Richard Turner

Board Chair

Community Media Center of Carroll County Inc.
Executive Director
18982
Jasmine White

Jasmine White

Chair Elect

Capital Community Media
Executive Director
23145
Debra Rogers

Debra Rogers

Treasurer

Falmouth Community Television
Executive Director/CEO
17358
Ross Rowe

Ross Rowe

Secretary

Village of Elk Grove Village / EGTV
Multimedia Coordinator
17295
Barbara Sue Chisholm

Barbara Chisholm

IEE Caucus Representative

WACA TV
Excutive Director
17340
James Horwood

James Horwood

Legal Counsel

Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
Partner
17249
Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson

Central States Regional Rep

Midland Community Television
Manager of MCTV
21049
Charles Douglas

Charles Douglas

Northwest Regional Rep

Video Production & Television Operations Professional & ACM-NW Boardmember
21714
Bryan Harley

Bryan Harley

Western States Regional Rep

Community Media Access Collaborative / CMAC
Executive Director
19028
Audrey Duncan

Audrey Duncan

Director

BronxNet
Director of Training & Special Projects
19200
Rory O'Farrell

Rory O'Farrell

Director

Tahoe Truckee Media
General Manager
19299
James Knightwright

James Knightwright

Director

Multimedia Producer
19744

Mark Martinez

Director

South Washington County Telecommunications / SWCTC
Executive Director
20537
Donna Thomas Keating

Donna Keating

Director

Montgomery County Government
Media Services Manager
17052
Soumita Acharya

Soumita Acharya

Director

Lowell TeleMedia Center
Director of Community Programs
22238

Beatrice Coulter

Director

Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Policy & Communications Specialist
21413
J Robertson

J Robertson

Director

Ho'ike Kauai Community Television
Managing Director
17541
Gretjen Clausing

Gretjen Clausing

Director

Philadelphia Community Access Media / PhillyCAM
Executive Director
17616
Mike Wassenaar

Mike Wassenaar

President

Alliance for Community Media
President & CEO
17307
Shelby Couch

Shelby Couch

Staff Liaison

22430