Independent Practitioners Section Leadership

Chair

Paula MacDonald, APR
President
Image Suite PR
St. Petersburg, FL

Immediate Past Chair

Lauren M. Leetun, APR
President
Sprout Public Relations
Orlando, FL

Secretary

Dotti Gallagher, APR, Fellow PRSA
Principal
Dotti Gallagher Consulting
Sandy, UT

Members At-Large

Denise L. Clark
Owner
Clark Communications LLC
Columbus, OH

Louise Eliason
PR & Communications Strategist
Eliason Associates
Wilmington, DE

Mitchell S. Friedman, Ed.D., APR
Visiting Associate Professor
Naval Postgraduate School
San Francisco, CA

Bart Graham, Sr.
Media Center Volunteer Team Leader
Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Largo, FL

Wendy Shill Kurtz, APR
President
Elizabeth Charles & Associates, LLC
Orlando, FL

Carla Brown Lucas
President
Brown Lucas Consulting, LLC
Tallahassee, FL

Gina M. Milani
President
Milani Marketing & PR & PRToolFinder.com
Angels Camp, CA

Amber F. Shulman, APR
Principal
Candid Virgo Communications
Cleveland, OH

Mark Evans
CEO / Principal
On The Point Communications
Austin, TX

Ann M. Gynn, APR
Consult & Principal
G Force Communication
Rocky River, OH

Jared C. Meade, APR
Manager, Public & Media Relations
Owens Community College
Toledo, OH

Jeanne HornungĀ 
Founder & Principal
FlipTurn PR
San Jose, CA

Amy D. Newton
Owner
Amy Newton Public Relations
Leesburg, VA

Melissa Frick Oakley
The C3 Company
Lake Forest, IL