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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 2017 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 Tues., June 14.

Eligibility and Available 2017 Board of Directors Positions 

Information for PRSA Board of Directors and Officer Positions

Application to Apply for an Officer or Director Board Position

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.

Submit Comments on Behalf of Applicants

After all application submissions have been vetted and uploaded on the PRSA website, the Nominating Committee will begin to accept comments on behalf of applicants. Beginning Mon., June 20, 2016, all members of PRSA and other interested individuals may provide comments about applicants via our online comment form. We are no longer accepting letters by mail or email. Instructions on how to submit your comments.

The deadline for submitting comments on behalf of applicants is Tues., July 5, 2016.

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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