Contact ACM & the Foundation of ACM

Phone: (952) 928-4643


Headquarters Office:
Alliance for Community Media
4248 Park Glen Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Washington DC Office:
Alliance for Community Media
Attn: Mike Wassenaar
1803 Grace Church Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

The ACM & F/ACM Staff

Mike Wassenaar, President & CEO

Mike Wassenaar is President & CEO of the Alliance for Community Media, the organization which supports, promotes and defends Public, Educational and Government Access television in the United States. He regularly leads seminars and lectures on community-based media organizations throughout the United States, and has made presentations before Congress, the FCC and other national and regional media organizations.

Mike served 13 years as Executive Director of Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, a community media center in Saint Paul, MN. During that time, he worked as lead partner in the Community Technology Empowerment Project, an AmeriCorps program promoting digital literacy in the Twin Cities.

Mike has worked in community television and community and public radio for over thirty years in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He got his start in radio working in a youth media program as a high school student in Minneapolis. He produced news and public affairs and entertainment programs with community volunteers at KFAI Minneapolis and WORT Madison, and was a reporter and radio host with Wisconsin Public Radio.

Shelby Couch
Chief Operating Officer

Katie Benson

Conference Manager

Megan Dobberstein 
Membership & Conference Coordinator