Mary McCargar-Van ArkelMary McCargar-Van Arkel
2017 Encore Fellow
Mary most recently enjoyed 20 years as a SR. administrative assistant at Intel Corporation. She supported numerous Directors, and two Intel Fellows: including their diverse engineering, marketing, and research teams. Mary has planning, organizational skills, and event planning experience from her Intel years. She also has worked with other non-profits and has grant writing experience. Mary has retail management and marketing experience from when she was a store manager, and marketing director for 5 picture framing stores. She hopes to put all this and her degree in Arts Administration to good use to promote and support the Mid-Peninsula Media Center. She also looks forward to using Social Media and other tools to promote the MidPen Media Center.
Mary is excited to learn the tools of Video and TV Production and be a part of the MidPen Media Center. In her personal time she enjoys running and hiking, movies, music and photography. She enjoys hanging out with her husband and two boys 15 & 16 and getting time with her daughter 29 & son 27 when she can. She has written a screenplay and is interested in producing documentaries and short films.