Student Media Board

The Student Media Board grants official status to Student Media organizations at Portland State University and provides guidance and oversight thereafter. It appoints the editor/manager of each recognized organization. To find out more about its purpose and associated requirements, view the Student Media Charter (Version Approved March 2018).pdf

We are seeking student members for 2018-19.

Current Members

  • Whitney Beyer (community representative)
  • Courtney Hermann (faculty)
  • Marisa Krumbein (student)
  • Reaz Mahmood (ex-officio, non-voting)
  • Cesar Rodriquez (faculty)
  • Jose Rojas Fallas (ASPSU student)
  • Nicholas Running (faculty)
  • Jelena Schiff (chair, faculty)
  • Evan Smiley (student)
  • Michael Walsh (faculty)

Join the Student Media Board

We routinely seek student members to help shape the media environment at PSU, a vital aspect of campus life. Currently, there are openings for eight students, one of whom may simultaneously be an elected or appointed member of student government. To be considered for appointment, an applicant must be an academically eligible student at Portland State and not currently part of the leadership of any Student Media organization. Non-ELSA contributors or volunteers within Student Media are encouraged to apply. Undergraduate students must be registered for at least six credits and have an institutional GPA of at least 2.5. Graduate studentsmust be registered for at least five credits and have an institutional GPA of 3.0.

Please note, thiis is not a paid position. Service on the Student Media Board is voluntary. The average time commitment is approximately five hours each term, with fall and spring typically reqiring slightly longer sessions than summer and winter. Interested students may explore this site or contact the Coordinator of Student Media at to find out more about the board and the various media organizations. To apply, fill out this form via ASPSU, indicating Student Media Board as your chosen committee.