Voting board members
John Morris, University of Southern Indiana
John Morris is the Faculty Advisor of 95.7 The Spin and an Instructor of Radio & TV at the University of Southern Indiana. John has been at USI since 1992. Prior to his shift to the college life, he worked in radio sports, news and sales at radio stations in Indiana, Idaho and Missouri. John has degrees from the University of Wyoming and Indiana State University. Email John.
Elected 2016, first term expires Dec. 1, 2019.
Lisa Marshall, Muskingum University
Lisa Marshall is associate professor of communication and station manager of WMCO 90.7 at Muskingum University in New Concord, OH. Lisa has taught production, copywriting, convergent media, DJ training, and research courses at her alma mater since 2007. She holds a master’s degree from Ohio University in telecommunications and a Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University in Communication Studies. Returning to the board of directors, Lisa served as treasurer from 2010-2016. Email Lisa.
Appointed to serve an interim term, expires Dec. 1, 2018.
Steven Hames, Berry College
Steven Hames is the adviser to Viking Fusion at Berry College, which is located in northwest Georgia. Before coming to Berry, he worked 15 years in local origination television, where he produced and directed documentaries, home and garden shows, commercials and various live broadcasts of local high school sporting events and concerts. He is a six time Telly Award winning producer, director and editor. Steven graduated with a Bachelor’s in Broadcast Communications from Shorter College and a Master’s in Film from Georgia State University. He is married, has two young sons, and lives in a suburb of Atlanta. Email Steven.
Appointed in 2017 as interim, interim term expires Dec. 1, 2018.
Jamie Lynn Gilbert, North Carolina State University
Jamie Lynn Gilbert is the associate director of student media at North Carolina State University and adviser to student radio station WKNC-FM. She began her broadcast career in 1997 at a “mom and pop” AM/FM combo in her hometown of Bad Axe, Mich. As an undergraduate in journalism and telecommunications and film at Eastern Michigan University, Jamie Lynn worked as a board operator and music host for NPR-affiliate WEMU, as news director of the student carrier current station WQBR, and as a news reporter for the Eastern Echo. After graduation she worked as a program producer and jazz music director at CMU Public Radio at Central Michigan University, where she earned two Broadcast Excellence Awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Jamie Lynn also completed her masters degree in broadcast and cinematic arts at CMU and taught introductory media and public speaking as an adjunct instructor at Saginaw Valley State University. Since starting at NC State in 2006, Jamie Lynn has trained more than 500 students in radio operations, reduced WKNC’s reliance on student fees by more than $30,000, completely revised a 50+ page training and operations manual, mentored students in undergraduate research, and launched an online station history project. She also coordinates student media departmental assessment efforts, including developing annual goals and measuring progress, helps develop and manage a $900,000+ annual budget and manages the department’s website. In 2011, College Media Association named Jamie Lynn an Honor Roll 4-Year Broadcast Adviser. She was one of only seven advisers honored that year and one of only 13 broadcast advisers ever to be recognized by CMA. Jamie Lynn completed NC State’s Pathways Leadership Development Program in 2015, which resulted in her promotion from assistant to associate director. She previously served as secretary of College Broadcasters, Inc and editor of the CBInsights newsletter from 2008-2014. Email Jamie Lynn.
Elected 2016, first term expires Dec. 1, 2019.
Mark Maben, Seton Hall University
Mark Maben is general manager of WSOU-FM at Seton Hall University and a long-time broadcaster and educator. Mark’s broadcasting career began in the early 1980s and he has worn just about every hat there is in radio, including building and running a station from construction permit to full operation. Mark greatly enjoys teaching and mentoring students. Email Mark.
Appointed interim 2010, elected 2011, re-elected 2014, second term expires Dec. 1, 2017.
IT Content Director
Jessica Clary, SCAD Atlanta
Jessica Clary is assistant director of student media and adviser to SCAD Atlanta Radio at SCAD Atlanta. She previously advised SCAD Radio at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah. Both stations are online-only. In 2011, College Media Advisers recognized Clary as an Honor-Roll multi-media adviser for her work advising SCAD Atlanta Radio and the student newspaper, magazine and online publication at SCAD Atlanta. She holds a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of South Carolina and her MFA in Contemporary Writing from SCAD. Email Jessica.
Re-elected 2015, second term expires Dec. 1, 2018.
Sam Bulkley, Colorado State University
Sam Bulkley is a second-year senior in the journalism and media communications program at Colorado State University. He has worked at the on-campus radio station, KCSU, for the past 3 years. Starting out as a volunteer DJ, he became the web editor his junior year and was station manager his senior year. This year he will be taking on the role of video director to expand the station’s new video department. Originally from Denver, Sam enjoys getting to interview bands and share the experiences of music with everyone. Email Sam.
Elected 2017, term expires April 30, 2018.
Non-voting board members
Greg Weston, University of Pittsburgh
Greg Weston is the General Manager of WPTS-FM at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to his shift to college radio advising in 2004, Greg worked in commercial news/sports/talk radio, including stints as Program Director of radio stations in Pittsburgh, Pa. and Baton Rouge, La., and as Executive Producer of the Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he gained his first experience in college radio at WNUR-FM . Email Greg.
Last presidential term expired Dec. 1, 2016.
CBI Executive Director
Will Robedee, Rice University
Will Robedee is the General Manager of KTRU, and Staff Adviser for Rice Television (RTV5) at Rice University in Houston. Will has been actively involved in radio since 1983, both commercially and non commercially, and has written articles for numerous trade publications. Will was also involved in the trenches; with respect to the webcasting rates and terms, including the negotiations which led to the current regulations. Contact Will.