The Sacramento Community Cable Foundation better known as Access Sacramento is looking for a few good Men and Women to serve on its' community based Board of Directors. This is your opportunity to get involved in planning and evaluating community radio and television, the training of citizens in utilization of new media, and managing an award-winning nonprofit organization...while making a major contribution to the quality of life throughout Sacramento County.
Interested in joining our Board. Fill out and submit the Board Application either by mail, e-mail or in person. We would enjoy hearing from you.
For questions contact our Executive Director, Gary Martin at (916) 456-8600 ext. 100 or email him at GaryMartin@AccessSacramento.org
Board of Director's
Bob Smith has been a resident of Sacramento since 1971. Bob has a broadcast background as a DJ and news/sports announcer in the 70’s. Bob held positions as Program Director, Sales Manager and then VP of Station Development with General Broadcasting Corporation in California. Bob moved from radio to the insurance field becoming a State Farm agent in 1977 and is still running his agency today in the Pocket area. With a life-long interest in broadcasting, Bob has become an active member with Access Sacramento to promote and participate in public, community based broadcasting.
Board Chief Financial Officer
Samantha K. Henderson has been a Sacramento resident since 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UC Davis and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from San Francisco State University. Her career in commercial banking extends over 20 years. Samantha is also active in the Sacramento film community and founded the Sacramento Film Project both a production company and community of fans of filmmaking.
Kim is a first generation Sacramentian with parents originally from Louisiana. However, ultimately, they first met right here, in California’s capital city. Kim holds an associate degree in Television Production from Consumnes River College and bachelor’s degree in Communications from Sacramento State University. Post-graduation, Kim held the position of coordinator with the Sacramento Film Commission. Currently she works in a communications and production capacity for California Bountiful TV. As a local film supporter and enthusiast, Kim has been active as volunteer for the Sacramento International Film Festival and as a short film producer for Sac Fashion Week¬¬’s -- Fashion On Film festival.
Kimberly has lived in Sacramento since 1996. Her career in Real Estate Finance started in 1994 as an intern at Wells Fargo Bank. Since then Kimberly’s knowledge and experience has pushed her career forward where she now works with the State of California under Governor Newsoms leadership helping to fulfill his housing crisis initiative. Despite Kimberly’s career in Real Estate Finance she has a passion for filmmaking. After pursuing a degree in Film and Media Studies she now actively works in the Sacramento Film Community pursuing goals as a filmmaker. Kimberly has been an active member of Access Sacramento as a participant in the Ambassador’s Program, was honored with Volunteer of the Year in 2019 and selected as one of ten winners of Access Sacramento’s 2019 "A Place Called Sacramento" Film Festival where she debuted her first directorial short film, “Family Love” which also got nominated for “Best Short” at the 2020 San Diego Black Film Festival. Kimberly brings enthusiasm, ambition and passion as she embarks on her new venture as Chief Ambassador of the Ambassador Program where she plans to engage members, encourage growth and connect with the Community.
M. Edward Fletcher
Board Programming Chair
Longtime Sacramento Bee reporter Ed Fletcher is also a budding filmmaker, with a documentary film in production. Ed's creative exploration has included performing, improv and stand-up comedy as well as attending the Burning Man counterculture festival annually. After growing up in Sacramento's suburbs, he attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He returned to Sacramento in 2000 as a staff writer at The Bee.
Van worked for the CA Dept of Motor Vehicles for many years and is now retired. Van is also part of the Friends of MLK Library and Friends of CA State Fair. Van also produces a program for Access Sacramento called "In, Out and about Sacramento".
Simone is a Sacramento County resident since 2004 where she went for Interior Design School at American River College. Currently she is a Fashion Influencer at Amazon and Creative Consultant at Simone Vianna Art . For many years she was a Radio Producer at KUBU. She has been doing volunteer work around Sacramento and the Bay Area.
Robby has been a Sacramento Resident for 20 years. Robby is currently working with the Sacramento based technology company Luxer One where he serves as the Director of Operations. Robby is currently enrolled at Sacramento State University seeking a bachelors degree in Political Science.