On Thursday, June 3, 2021, Shop partners Erin Lynch and Brian Ferdinand were unanimously voted in and appointed as joint chairs to Clark College’s Digital Media Arts Program (DMA) Advisory Committee. The partners had previously held the position of joint co-chair.
Clark College maintains an advisory board consisting of working professionals, campus faculty, and department directors to keep informed about how creative professionals practice in the workplace. This insight allows the college to steer the DMA program, keeping current processes at the forefront of student education.
As joint chairs, Erin and Brian will split their duties and the voting rights during their tenure. Erin currently teaches in the DMA program at Clark College and has his voting rights rescinded when he has an active adjunct teaching term. In those cases, voting rights will fall to Brian on essential matters, while Erin will abstain from voting according to campus policy.
This new role is in line with the agency’s continued dedication to the formal education process of upcoming designers and developers. It is part of their ongoing commitment to giving back to the future of the creative community.- - -