Assistant Manager & Communications Lead, NASA Harvest
Faculty Specialist, University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences
How I work with Harvest
Mary Mitkish currently serves as the Assistant Manager and Communications Lead for the NASA Harvest Consortium. Her role involves monitoring and reporting of consortium activities, external outreach, news and media content development, partner and stakeholder engagement, and general administrative support.
Mary Mitkish graduated from The University of Pittsburgh University Honors College with a Bachelor of Philosophy in Communication Science and Disorders in 2015. During her time at Pitt, she also obtained a minor in Studio Arts as well as an American Sign Language Certificate. Additionally, she achieved her Masters degree for Applied Information Technology with a focus in web application development at Towson University in 2020. She currently works as a Faculty Specialist for the NASA Harvest consortium and is the Chair's Assistant in the Department of Geographical Sciences. Mary has served in several roles over the past five years within the Department of Geographical Sciences at The University of Maryland, bringing a range of experience including media content development, project management, administrative process implementation, website maintenance, and event planning.