Message from Board President, Less Lincoln

As we say goodbye to 2020, we are shifting gears to reshape our organization. 2020 brought with it numerous challenges, many related to the COVID-19 pandemic shut downs, and others more integral to the way we have run our organization over the past 30 years. 2020 was the year we hoped to celebrate our 30th anniversary with you all, and the year we realized we need to make some major changes to stay on the leading edge of relevancy going forward.

Our staff and board are working hand-in-hand to communicate and interact with the public on our plans for the future. We are looking to students, volunteers, producers, community organizers, members of local government, individual media-makers, and nonprofit organizations who have used our services or who might use our services going forward to help us shape our path. We will be sending out communiques to various groups asking what they have found valuable in the past and what they would like to see going forward from the Media Center as we work on shoring up our strategy for both pandemic and post-pandemic times. We are looking at what traditions make sense to bring with us as we continue the spirit of the Midpen Media Center, as well as where new media technology will lead us as we tie our activities to our mission and values.

How you can participate:

  1. Share your thoughts on what your experience of what’s working and what else you’d like to see from Midpen Media with this one minute survey
  2. Make a gift to help us continue fulfilling our mission and vision by visiting our donation page
  3. Ask about how else you can get involved or share your thoughts with Executive Director/CEO Keri Stokstad
  4. Get involved with our advisory council by reaching out to me directly

We look forward to your feedback and ideas as we continue to elevate the vital tradition of local community media access in the Midpeninsula.