Denise McLeod, Operations Manager
Denise is a 25 year veteran in the field of video production. She has earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications and an Associates degree in Graphic Design and Illustration. Denise has produced numerous award winning programs, music videos and documentaries. Denise is one of the Founding members of Waterford's Senior Access Channel , and S.A.Y. (Senior And You) video group (1994). Denise has volunteered her time to many organizations such as Oakland Hope, Waterford Senior Center, Waterford Parks and Recreation and many others. Denise currently is a Producer/Director of numerous shows, along with Directing Township Board Meetings, and creating, the podcasting program and studio. She also creates promotional information about shows and events. and outreach projects on social media, as well as creating fundraising events. Co-Founder of the Mad Music & Arts Festival in Waterford.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2024
Joshua D. Bowren – Executive Director
Josh brings over 25 years of production experience, and is responsible for the overall operation of Media Network. Joshua, along with our Board of Directors makes sure that our rules and regulations are current with the fast changing field of media. Joshua is also responsible for the day-to-day operations at Media Network, and brings a wide variety of production knowledge from Television, Theater, and technical backgrounds and believes in a hands on approach to learning video production.
Whitney Hunt - Production Coordinator
Whitney has 13 years of production experience. She went to Specs Howard School of Media Arts and got her Associates Degree in Digital Media Arts. Whitney also has a background in Photoshop. She has worked on several commercial and TV show productions. Including Genealogy Road Show, and a commercial for Chrysler. In 2012, Whitney started her own Freelance Video Production Company. Whitney started volunteering with Media Network in 2011 and now currently trains new volunteers, helps maintenance equipment, broadcasts/playback of all show productions and produces numerous shows. Whitney also runs as record keeper for the Bingo Charity for MNOW. Whitney produces and directs IMAG concerts for commercial events. Also a co-founder of The Mad Music & Arts Festival in Waterford.
Diana Casetti - Production Coordinator
Diana has over 20 years of photography and video experience. Diana is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Remote Pilot (Drone). Diana brings to Media Network a unique set of skills which allows her to assist in the IT infrastructure as well as the technical aspects of life at Media Network. She helps in training volunteers in all aspects of video production. Diana is also in charge of running our Kids Video Camps which are held in the summer.
Steven Campbell – Chair
Steven Has been a volunteer with Media Network since 2003. He has produced several programs, and is currently
producing “The Stand” show. Steve also runs his own business here in Waterford, “Campbell Connections”.
Veronica L'Esperance - Vice Chair/Bingo Chair
Veroinica is a volunteer with Media Network, she began working with MNOW in 2015. She also helps run the Networks fundraiser night at bingo.
Virginia Poehlman – Treasurer
Virginia has served several years on the Waterford Township School Board, and has helped Waterford community organizations throughout her career. She also owns an operates her own business, Troy Freight.
Jim Powers - Secretary
I am a Rotarian for Waterford Rotary, have a radio and TV show on TV 10, I am at the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of the Lakes, a Shriner and in the bagpipe band. I am the worshipful master of Pontiac 21 Masons and did a lot of work in the historical village. I work with Blessings In A Backpack in Waterford and mentor at Durant High School. I also read with the kids at Schoolcraft, Donelson Hills and Beaumont Elementary Schools. I was a Glazier for 30 years working on high-rise buildings and played hockey in Waterford.
Matt Spencer - Trustee/Bingo Chair
Matt has work with Media Network of Waterford since 1995 as an active volunteer who helped create programming, and mentored new volunteers.