As executive director of Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP.TV) since March of 2008, Kathy has led the team to build capacity through successful new community-based programs and earned income. Kathy has over twenty years experience in community organizing, public relations, radio and television production, creative writing, technical support and managing and marketing small businesses, technology start-ups, and non-profit organizations.
Kathy graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in Political Science and Social Sciences and recently received her masters in Integrated Marketing Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Kathy serves as a national board member for the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), and is currently working with an international crew to finish a social documentary about youth using music as an instrument of hope and change, entitled, "Don't Cost Nothin' to Dream."
She enjoys kayaking in the Monterey Bay, Giants baseball, performing music, dancing, geeking out on technology, and traveling. She is originally from the foothills of the Applachians in Western Maine, and is a direct descendent of John Hart, signer of the Declaration of Independence.