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Executive Committee


Enrico L. Callender
Director of Government Relations
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA


Judith E. Webb, APR
Executive Vice President
U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC

Immediate Past Chair

Lauri-Ellen Smith, APR
Sr. Public Affairs/Public Relations Exec
Jacksonville (FL) Sheriff's Office
Jacksonville, FL


Rachael A. Gibson
Director, Local and Regional Government Affairs
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA


Kara Ann Allison, APR
Director, Project Development & Communications
Environmental Management Specialists, Inc.
Groveport, OH

Members At-Large

Amber L. Albrecht, APR
Sr. Communications Manager
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Diego, CA

Barbara A. Burfeind, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Director, DIMOC
DoD - Defense Media Activity
Fairfax, VA

Jennifer N. Day, APR
Great Lakes Regional Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Ann Arbor, MI

Brook DeWalt, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Chief of Public Affairs
U.S. Strategic Command
Omaha, NE

Robert E. Dittmer, APR
Director of Public Relations
Indiana Department of Revenue
Indianapolis, IN

Stephanie M. McFarland, APR
Senior Issue Management Consultant
McFarland PR & Public Affairs, Inc
Indianapolis, IN


Joseph V. Trahan, III, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
President/CEO/InternationalMedia Relations Trainer
Trahan & Associates
McDonough, GA

Social Media Manager

Kimberly Lynn Balega
Sr. Manager, Communications
Wingstop Inc.
Dallas, TX

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