About CMA

College Media Association has been working since 1954 to help student media professionals improve their media operations.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

As the professional association dedicated to serving the needs of collegiate student media programs and their advisers, our mission is to:

  • educate and inform advisers about their roles in serving students and about the teaching, advising and production of collegiate media.
  • advance the quality of the student media our members advise.

To achieve this mission, we will:

  • offer conventions, workshops, conferences, seminars and similar learning experiences,
  • serve as the authoritative voice of the collegiate media and advisers,
  • provide and disseminate research and information for and about collegiate media and advising,
  • provide a learning environment that promotes excellence and ethical standards in all aspects of mass communication.

2013-2015 OFFICERS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Rachele Kanigel
San Francisco State University

Vice President
Bonnie Thrasher
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro

Vice President, Member Services
Kelley Callaway
Rice University

Secretary
Robert Bergland
Missouri Western State University

Treasurer
Chris Poore
University of Kentucky

Immediate Past President
David Swartzlander
Doane College

Adviser Advocate Task Force
Ken Rosenauer
Missouri Western State University

Headquarters Staff

Executive Director
Chris Carroll
Vanderbilt University

Business Management
Jeff Breaux
Vanderbilt University

Technology Management
Jim Hayes
Vanderbilt University