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PRSA Seeks Leaders to Advance Profession and Industry

The National Nominating Committee of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) undertakes an annual recruitment process for its Board Officers and Directors.

The submission deadline for 2016 applications has passed. If you're considering applying for 2017 Board of Directors and Officer positions, please view the candidate timetable (PDF) and below documents.

Information for Board of Directors and Officer Positions
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.

Application for 2016 Open PRSA Board Officer and Director Positions

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 Monday, June 22, 2015, all members of PRSA and other interested individuals may provide comments about applicants via the online comments form. We are no longer accepting letters by mail or email. Instructions on how to submit your comments will be posted shortly.

The deadline for submitting comments on behalf of applicants is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in the time zone in which the commenter resides.

General Information

For more information, contact Donna Jonas via email or at (212) 460-1403, who will provide you with this information.

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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