MTN is governed by a nine-member volunteer Board of Directors that is appointed by the Minneapolis City Council and Mayor to serve four-year terms. Board member openings are regularly listed on the City of Minneapolis website, and any resident is encouraged to apply.

MTN Board Members

Jon Thompson

Board Chair

Jon Thompson is a Partner and Experience Director at a Minneapolis Brand Engagement agency. His multi-disciplined background allows him to bridge the gaps that often exist between culture, technology, and community.




Oral Sledge

Board Vice Chair and Board Treasurer

A Digital Cinema Major at De Paul University who studied under David E Stone (Academy Awards Committee Member/Voter), Producer of Twin Cities Talent Showcase seen on MTN as well as owner of EVLOGIA Transportation, Oral Sledge brings his experience in Sales and Marketing and Broadcast Journalism to serve as board member at Minneapolis Television Network.



Anna Columba Reyes







Mulki Hussein

Board Member






Michael D. Reed

Board Member

Michael D. Reed is a retired software engineer, electronic technician, and radio station manager. He served in the US Navy and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).



Lamarr Scott

Board Member

Lamarr Scott has worked as a dean at several colleges and universities and as an adjudicator and negotiator for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.




Board Meeting Information

All Board of Directors' meetings will take place at MTN's community media center (820 18th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418) inside the Thorp Building in Northeast Minneapolis. All board meetings will be posted on the Board's page of MTN's website and at MTN's facilities. The Board of Directors' will meet every other month on the third Tuesday at 7pm, meetings for 2017 are as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – 7pm
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – 7pm

In accordance with the Minnesota Open Meeting Law, all MTN Board meetings are open to the public (unless otherwise noted), and public comments will be solicited at a designated time during the meeting. If you would like more information about the meetings, please don't hesitate to contact us. A process and form for collecting public comments and concerns is under development and will be posted soon.

Board Meeting Minutes

As a service to the community and in keeping with MTN's policy of organizational openness and accountability, below is an online archive of the minutes for at least the past 12 months of board meetings.


     September 29, 2016

     July 21, 2016

     April 21, 2016

     March 17, 2016

     January 21, 2016

     December 10, 2015

     November 19, 2015

     August 20, 2015

     July 16, 2015

     June 18, 2015

     February 26, 2015


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