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Silicon Valley Chapter


Executive Officers

President Mar Junge
President-Elect Elisabeth Handler
Immediate Past President David McCulloch
Secretary/Treasurer Melissa Junge


Programs Oversight Chair Elisabeth Handler
Blockbuster Events Co-Chairs Jason Grosse & Andy Steen
Event Logistics & Operations Director Monika Hathaway

Chapter Services

Advocacy Chair Vanessa Yanez
       Social Media Task Force Leaders Blake Menezes & Lisa Poulson
       Committee Members Lindsay Kniffin, Megan Alley, Sheerin Salimi, Kati Dahm, Chris Blake, Taylor Hirsh, Sahana Jayaraman
Assembly Representative Mar Junge
District Representative Travis Murdock
Marketing Co-Chairs Julie Quattro & Ken Ma
Membership Chair Krista Todd
      Committee Leader Carolyn Galvante
      Committee Members Jessica Monney, Kelly Maxwell, Prachi Bhardwaj, MattDentone
Nominating Committee Chair Mar Junge
Sponsorship Chair Laurie Garvey
Committee Member Melissa Junge
Board Member Emeritus Paula Dunne

Member Services

Accreditation Co-Chairs David Vossbrink & Elisabeth Handler
Diversity Chair Vanessa Villatoro
Mentorship Chair Scott Thornburg
      Committee Members Caroline Skinner & Carolyn Galvante
Networking Co-Chairs Ellie Javadi & Julianne Rowe
Professional Development Chair David McCulloch

Past Presidents 

Sheri Benjamin  · PRSA Silicon Valley, Past President; Chair at Vistage International

Ryan J. Donovan · PRSA Silicon Valley, Past President 2010; SVP, Global Public Relations at Visa

Doug Free · PRSA Silicon Valley, Board Advisor; Director of PR, Silicon Valley and Emerging & Strategic Business at Microsoft

Gary Katz · PRSA Silicon Valley, Board Advisor; Past President PRSA Silicon Valley

Julie McHenry · PRSA Silicon Valley, Past President; President, Communications Insight


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