Dan Robinson - Executive Director
Dan Robinson has lived in Fayetteville since 2002, and served on the Your Media board in 2011. He was hired as the Executive Director in 2012. In his role as Executive Director, Dan has connected Your Media with a wide variety of regional nonprofit clients providing them video production and education services. In his role as Operational Manager of FPTV, Dan has overseen the operation through 6 years of growth and development. Dan specializes in cultivating and facilitating creativity, as well as leading and serving production teams in a wide variety of media applications.
Jamey McGaugh - Board President
Jamey McGaugh is currently the Director of Development for TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, AR. where he is in charge of developing and implementing fundraising plans for annual giving, sponsorships, grants, major projects and special events; forecasting the theatre's fundraising potential by identifying, cultivating and stewarding individual and institutional donors. He will soon spearhead the launch of T2’s Our Next Stage Capital Campaign for new $30.5MM, 50,000 sf facility scheduled to open in 2019.
Prior to his position at TheatreSquared, Jamey joined the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art project in January of 2009, a full two years and eleven months before the Museum opened its doors to the public. Originally brought on to assist the Associate Director with day-to-day operations, his ability to effectively communicate the message of the Museum and cultivation skills with potential donors led quickly to the role of senior development officer for the Museum. Jamey’s work with the Associate Director to solicit and secure the initial multi-million dollar endowment gifts ensured Crystal Bridges long-term security.
Prior to his arrival at Crystal Bridges, Jamey received his MA in Drama in 1995 from the University of Arkansas. He immediately moved to New York City and began a successful career as a professional actor. The skills he developed through his education and his years as an actor provided him with the most fundamental building block for a career in fundraising – listening.
Alan Wilbourn - Board Member
Alan Wilbourn is the public information officer for the Fayetteville Public Schools, a position he has held since 1992. He has twice served as president of the Arkansas School Public Relations Association and has presented at the National School Public Relations Association’s annual convention on several occasions. He formerly served as the marketing manager of the University of Arkansas Press and was the managing partner of a Little Rock advertising agency prior to moving to Fayetteville. A graduate of the Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas, he also served as chairman of the Fayetteville Telecommunications Board from 1996 to 1997. Wilbourn currently volunteers his time with the Northside Rotary Club, Teen Leadership Xperience, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Tenisha Gist - Board Member
A native of East Tennessee, Tenisha Gist relocated to Fayetteville, AR in January of 2005. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Art and a Master’s degree from the University of Arkansas in Education. Prior to becoming the YRCC’s Director five years ago, Tenisha’s experience focused in developing mental health wellness strategies and providing recreational therapy activities for youth with disabilities.
Following three interviews, Tenisha’s pursuit of serving her community soon aligned with her life’s purpose. She continues to enjoy her role as one who seeks to build community through collaborations as well as equipping others with the tools to impact people, programs, & policy.
Joe Covey- Board Member
Joe Covey is currently the Director of the Center for World Languages at the University of Arkansas. He works to service and promote his department in lots of ways, and works with students and faculty of many nationalities and backgrounds. Joe's education is in several languages, and has traveled extensively across the globe, all of which has fostered his sense of worldliness and admiration of diversity. He previously worked in the Training & Development industry, helping to market and design training materials for large corporations in Northwest Arkansas. In his role there, he acquired many technical skills in multimedia and web design, as well as marketing savvy. Beyond his work, Joe has lots of hobbies! He's an avid gardener, home-brewer, carpenter, and inventor. You can normally find him knee-deep in some sort of project, or spending quality time with his wife and two boys.
Marilyn Knapp - Board Member
Marilyn Knapp works for the Arkansas Archeological Survey in Fayetteville and has been a Fayetteville resident for 24 years. She serves as the Survey/Society Liaison and has held the position for 5 years. The Survey is the organization of professional archeologists for the State of Arkansas. The Arkansas Archeological Society is the volunteer organization whose members come from all walks of life and from all over the county. They share an interest in learning about archeology and Arkansas’s rich cultural heritage.
Besides handling the Society’s membership, finances and daily activities, Marilyn also is responsible for planning and coordinating the Society’s and Survey’s largest events throughout the year. These events include Arkansas Archeology Month in March, the Training Program in Archeology in June and the Society’s Annual Meeting in the fall each year. In Marilyn’s past life she was a Senior Underwriter at St. Paul Insurance Company (now Travelers) underwriting Liquor Liability, Lawyers Legal Professional Liability and Elevator Contractors Liability.
More recently, she worked at the Business Affairs office of the University of Arkansas as an Administration Assistant for 10 years before joining the Survey. Marilyn is very excited about the opportunity to serve Your Media as a board member.