Linda Gibson, Executive Director of Medial Alliance, has been an active member of the field as an arts administrator and artist. She has worked in distribution at California Newsreel as the Director of the African American Perspectives, promoting public uses of independent African American media. She has also served as Program Analyst at the New York State Council on the Arts, Electronic Media and Film Program, and was the Video Technical Director for Women's Interart Center. She has taught in the Core Department of California College of Arts and Crafts, and served as Director of Media at Middlesex County College and Assistant Director of Media at Union County College. Gibson has also taught at several artist-in-the-schools programs including Creative Resources, the SAY! Project and the Digital Media Center's Tapestry Project. She was a founding member of X-Factor, the San Francisco-based experimental media consortium, and has organized numerous conferences and media festivals. She has curated exhibitions for the San Francisco Cinemateque/Yerba Buena and the New Jersey Student Film and Video Festival, and the Living Room Festival sponsored by KQED-TV. Her most recent video work Last Tape (for my friends) premiered at the 1996 Flaherty Film Seminars.