Call for Media Factory Board Candidates!
Nominate yourself or someone else for board leadership!
Photo: Board members sit around a table in the Media Factory classroom at a monthly meeting.
Serving on the Media Factory board is a great way to support our community of mediamakers, our production services for municipalities, our local distribution of community-focused media, and our work with schools and organizations. Learn more about what it means to serve on our board, and consider signing up!
What does the Media Factory board do?
The board provides oversight and accountability for Media Factory, including developing policies for the organization, ensuring responsible use of cable access funds, strategizing about outreach and development efforts, and infusing community accountability and transparency into all that we do. The eleven member board has 2 member-elected positions and 9 appointed positions.
Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month with some additional committee work included in between meetings
How many seats are open?
One director is elected from our community each year by registered members of the Media Factory to serve a two-year term.
Who is eligible for candidacy?
In accordance with our by-laws, an eligible candidate is any member of the public who is 18 or older and is an active member of the Media Factory in good standing. Contact the Media Factory at 802-651-9692 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about your membership.
How do I nominate someone or myself?
Send an email to email@example.com the following:
- The name or the person you are nominating (this can be yourself!)
- A brief bio of the person you are nominating
- The best way to reach you.
The deadline for submitting your name and short bio is Friday, April 28.
Spread the word! We encourage as many candidates for the board as possible.
Be sure to vote!
Voting is a benefit and responsibility of all active Media Factory members. Make sure your membership is active by calling the Media Factory at 802-651-9692. All active members will be mailed a ballot with a unique online voting code to vote on our website in May.
Thank you for considering serving on the Media Factory board. We are a better organization with community input and leadership. We are grateful to all our volunteer board members who have gotten us to where we are today.