Board Profile

Donna Thomas Keating
Full Name
Donna Thomas Keating
Media Services Manager
Member Type
Donna T. Keating has worked in community media for over twenty-five years. As the Media Services Manager for Montgomery County, Maryland, Donna’s duties and responsibilities include: •Managing the award-winning County Cable Montgomery, the government access channel, website and the PEG channels’ Technical Operations Center. •Developing and recommending policy strategies to the Chief Broadband Officer, Chief Information Officer, senior staff, and other departments. •Identifying specific uses of technology to inform and educate our community and promote civic engagement and participation. •Facilitating inter-agency, inter-departmental, outside agency and community-based cable program projects. Donna's goal is to continue to build relationships across the PEG community that will impact sound, well-informed, creative and objective decisions that will help us commit to action. She has extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and techniques of planning, formulating, analyzing, and implementing management and programmatic policies and strategies using information technology and can provide leadership in these areas. Additionally, she has comprehensive knowledge of budget preparation, contract management and related administrative responsibilities. Donna has served as a moderator and speaker on topics such as closed captioning, marketing, procurement and management issues. She also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Officers and Advisors (NATOA) and continues to serve on their Annual Conference and Government Programming Awards Committees. Donna holds a B.A. in Mass Media Arts from Hampton Institute and a J.D. from George Washington University – National Law Center. She enjoys traveling and reading crime novels.

board & Committee Participation

Committee NamePositionTerm StartTerm End
ACM Board of DirectorsDirector11/1/201911/17/2022
Finance CommitteeMember11/1/201811/1/2019
ACM Board of DirectorsChair Elect11/1/201711/1/2019
Executive CommitteeChair Elect1/1/201711/1/2019
ACM Board of DirectorsDirector11/1/201611/1/2017