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National Board of Directors

Officers 

Mark W. McClennan, APR

Chair  

Mark W. McClennan, APR 
Senior Vice President
MSLGROUP
Waltham, Massachusetts
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Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA

Chair-Elect 

Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA 
President
JKD & Company, Inc.
Lakewood, Colorado
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Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA

Treasurer 

Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA 
Associate Professor of Communication
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, New York
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Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA

Secretary 

Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA 
Professor of Practice in Public Relations
Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, New York
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Kathy Barbour, APR

Immediate Past Chair 

Kathy Barbour, APR 
Chief Communications Officer
Acosta Sales and Marketing
Jacksonville, Florida
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Directors 

 
Amy T. Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA

Amy T. Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President, Public Relations
Palmetto Health Foundation
Columbia, South Carolina
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Bonnie P. Upright, APR

Bonnie P. Upright, APR 
Senior Vice President
Olympus Foundation Management
Orange Park, Florida
Full Bio

 
Don Hale

Don Hale 
Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Georgia State University
Atlanta
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Janet Evelyn Kacskos, APR, Fellow PRSA

Janet Evelyn Kacskos, APR, Fellow PRSA
Director of Communications
Millersville University
Millersville, Pennsylvania
Full Bio

 
Jo Ann S. LeSage Nelson, APR

Jo Ann S. LeSage Nelson, APR 
Vice President, Client Services
Pierce Communications
Albany, New York
Full Bio

 
Joyce A. Lofstrom, MS, APR

Joyce A. Lofstrom, MS, APR 
Senior Director,
Corporate Communications
HIMSS
Chicago
Full Bio 

 
Lea-Ann O'Hare Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA

Lea-Ann O'Hare Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA 
President and Founder
Germinder & Associates, Inc.
New York
Full Bio

 
 Ronele M. Dotson, APR

Ronele M. Dotson, APR
President
RAD Strategies Inc.
Reno, Nevada
Full Bio

 
Sam James Morrey Sims, APR

Sam James Morrey Sims, APR 
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
US Fleet Tracking
Edmond, Oklahoma
Full Bio 

 
Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR

Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR 
Global Employee Communications
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis
Full Bio

 
T. Garland Stansell, APR

T. Garland Stansell, APR 
Chief Communications Officer
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Full Bio

 
Todd A. Cooley, APR

Todd A. Cooley, APR 
Principal
Todd Cooley Company
Los Angeles
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Senior Counsel 

Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR

Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR 
Professor and Chair, Public Relations Department, Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, New York
Full Bio 

 
Raymond L. Kotcher, Fellow PRSA

Raymond L. Kotcher, Fellow PRSA
Senior Partner and Chairman
Ketchum 
New York
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