DMA Mission Statement
DMA’s mission is to produce, empower, promote, and distribute local programming; provide equipment and technology services; and create collaborations that strengthen the community.
DMA Vision Statement
DMA strives to be a hub for local content that informs, inspires, and educates.
DMA Core Values
- Foster free-speech, public dialogue, and government transparency.
- Utilize new technologies and communications platforms.
- Promote community engagement and entertainment.
Dakota Media Access (DMA) is a North Dakota non-profit, 501(C)(3) corporation with a volunteer board of directors drawn from the community.
Board of Directors
Jack McDonald (President) – Attorney, Wheeler Wolf Attorneys
Jason Arenz – BNC Bank President, Mandan
Robin Thorstenson (Secretary) – Talent Acquisition Manager, ND Department of Human Services
Rick Collin – Southwest Regional Representative for U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer
Dave Diebel – Owner, D&N Cinematics LLC
Constance Hofland – Attorney, Zuger Kirmis & Smith
Steve Koontz – Director of Community Relations, Bismarck Public Schools
Greg Wheeler – Audio Visual Supervisor, Basin Electric
Amber Larson – Senior Marketing Manager, Bartlett & West
Brad Olson – Liaison, Mandan City Commission
Michael Connelly – Bismarck City Commission Liaison
Mary Van Sickle – Executive Director
Holly Schindler – Master Control / Program Director
Phil Miller – Technology Director
Brandon Welch – Technology Support Specialist
Ben Smith – Production Manager
Quinn Uhlman – Administrative/Production Assistant