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PRSA National Task Forces, Committees and Boards

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Accreditation Marketing Committee

Chair

David Eaheart, APR
Director, Communications & Marketing
Seaboard Foods
Shawnee Mission, KS


Advocacy Advisory Board

Chair

Mark W. McClennan, APR
Senior Vice President
MSLGROUP
Waltham, MA


Audit Committee

Chair

Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Associate Professor of Communication
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY


Board of Ethics & Professional Standards

Chair

Nance Louise Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA
Communicatuions & Marketing Director
Carlile
Eagle River, AK


Brand Marketing Task Force

Chair

Ronele M. Dotson, APR
President
RAD Strategies Inc.
Reno, NV


College of Fellows

Chair

Philip Tate, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President
Luquire George Andrews
Charlotte, NC


District Council

Chair

Scott P. Trotter, APR
Media Spokesman
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Salt Lake City, UT


Diversity Committee

Chair

Sheila Tartaglia
Chief Operating Officer
Tartaglia Communications
Somerset, NJ

Vice Chair

Ana Toro, MA, APR
Senior Manager
ICF International
Atlanta, GA


Educational Affairs Committee

Co-Chairs

Susan Gonders, Ed.D.
Professor
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Mickey G. Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA
Managing Director
Ogilvy Public Relations
Atlanta, GA

ACEJMC

PRSA Representatives

Rochelle Ford, Ph.D., APR
Professor & Chair
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Mark Hass
U.S. President & CEO
Edelman Public Relations
New York, NY

Judith T. Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
PhairAdvantage Communications, LLC
Laurel, MD


Commission on Public Relations Education

TBD

ACEJMC and Commission on PR Education will report through the Educational Affairs Committee.

Finance Committee

Chair

Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Associate Professor of Communication
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY


Honors and Awards Committee

Chair

James J. Roop, APR, Fellow PRSA
Pres
Roop & Co.
Cleveland, OH

Silver Anvil Chair

Terry L. Bowman, APR
Strategic Organizational Communications
The MITRE Corporation
Arlington, VA

Bronze Anvil Chair

Tanya Maria Morah, APR
Associate Professor - Communications
Wilberforce University
Wilberforce, OH


International Conference Committee

Co-Chairs

Andrea Farmer, APR
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives
NCAA
Indianapolis, IN

Robert F. Schultz, APR
Senior Vice President
Downtown Indy
Indianapolis, IN


Investment Advisory Committee

Co-Chairs

Thomas E. Eppes, APR, Fellow PRSA
Chief Communications Officer
Ole Miss -- The University of Mississippi
University, MS

Howard S. Sholkin
Principal
Sholkin Consulting
Newton, MA


MBA/Business School Program

Co-Chairs

Judith T. Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
PhairAdvantage Communications, LLC
Laurel, MD

Kathleen Donohue Rennie, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor/Partner
New Jersey City University/the mcgraw group
Union, NJ


Nominating Committee

Chair

Joseph E. Cohen, APR
Senior Vice President
KIND Healthy Snacks
Hoboken, NJ


Past PRSA Presidents/Chairs

TBD


PRSSA

Presidents

Laura M. Daronatsy
National President
Biola University
La Mirada, CA

Laura M. Daronatsy
National President
Biola University
La Mirada, CA


Research Committee

Co-Chairs

Hongmei Shen, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Kevin Stoker, Ph.D., APR
Senior Associate Dean
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX


Section Council

Co-Chairs

Marcia W. DiStaso, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor
Penn State University
University Park, PA

Abbie S. Fink
VP/General Mgr.
HMA Public Relations
Phoenix, AZ

Jeffrey D. Ory, ABC, APR
President
il Stratega
Metairie, LA


Strategic Planning Committee

Chair

Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
JKD & Company, Inc.
Lakewood, CO


Universal Accreditation Board

Chair

Elizabeth S. McMillan, APR
Director, Corporate Communications
Fiserv
Alpharetta, GA

Vice Chair

Judy Katzel, APR
President
KDK Consulting Group
Saoc, ME


Work, Life and Gender Committee

Chair

Hua Jiang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University
Jamesville, NY

Vice Chair

Natalie T.J. Tindall, Ph.D., APR
Assistant Professor
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

 
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