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PRSA Seeks Leaders to Advance Profession and Industry

The National Nominating Committee of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has begun its annual process of recruiting candidates for 2016 Board Officers and Directors.

In reviewing candidates, the committee weighs qualifications and characteristics such as: 1) proven leadership skills and professional accomplishments; 2) diversity of practice sectors, such as agency, corporate, nonprofit, government, military and academia; 3) geographical origin; and 4) candidate diversity.

More detail about application procedures is available in the following documents, which interested candidates should carefully review.

The submission deadline for applications is Mon., June 15.

Eligibility and Available 2016 Board of Directors Positions (including desirable characteristics)

Information for PRSA Board of Directors and Officer Positions

Application for 2016 Open PRSA Board Officer and Director Positions

Note: You will be redirected to MyPRSA to gain access to the application. If you do not have your MyPRSA login or password readily available, you may contact Donna Jonas at or at 212-460-1403 who will provide you with this information.

Comments on Behalf of Applicants

We will be accepting comments on behalf of applicants within the next few weeks. 

General Information

For questions about the process, please contact Donna Jonas at PRSA Headquarters at (212) 460-1403 or

Please note that Nominating Committee deliberations are confidential.  Each committee member signs a confidentiality pledge and agrees that no information about the discussions, deliberations, decisions or votes can be disclosed at any time.


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