Past Presidents/Chairs

PRSA acknowledges and offers profound gratitude for the selfless service of the presidents and chairs of the Society.

* Virgil L. Rankin 1948
* Averell Broughton 1949
J. Handly Wright, APR, Fellow PRSA 1950
* Milton Fairman, APR 1951
* Ed Lipscomb, APR, Fellow PRSA 1952
* William G. Werner 1953
* Frederick Bowes, Jr. 1954
* George M. Crowson 1955
* W. Howard Chase, APR, Fellow PRSA 1956
* Dan J. Forrestal, APR, Fellow PRSA 1957
Kenneth W. Haagensen, APR 1958
* Carroll R. West, APR 1959
* Kenneth Youel, APR, Fellow PRSA 1960
* H.B. Miller, APR 1961
* Walter W. Belson, APR 1962
* Ward B. Stevenson, APR 1963
* Thomas F. Robertson, APR 1964
* Ovid R. Davis, APR 1965
* Robert B. Wolcott, Jr., APR, Fellow PRSA 1966
* J. Carroll Bateman, APR 1967
* Edward P. VonderHaar 1968
* George Hammond, APR, Fellow PRSA 1969
* Donald McCammond, APR, Fellow PRSA 1970
* Jon B. Riffel, APR 1971
* Kalman B. Druck, APR, Fellow PRSA 1972
* Betsy Ann Plank, APR, Fellow PRSA 1973
* Dr. Carl F. Hawver, APR, Fellow PRSA 1974
* James F. Fox, APR, Fellow PRSA 1975
* Jay Rockey, APR, Fellow PRSA 1976
* Kenneth Owler Smith, APR 1977
* Frank W. Wylie, APR, Fellow PRSA 1978
* Kerryn King, APR 1979
* Patrick Jackson, APR, Fellow PRSA 1980
James A. Little, APR, Fellow PRSA 1981
* Joseph F. Awad, APR, Fellow PRSA 1982
Judith S. Bogart, APR, Fellow PRSA 1983
Barbara W. Hunter, APR, Fellow PRSA 1984
* David Ferguson, APR, Fellow PRSA 1985
Anthony M. Franco 1986
* John W. Felton, APR, Fellow PRSA 1986-87
Dwayne Summar, APR, Fellow PRSA 1988
John L. Paluszek, APR, Fellow PRSA 1989
H. J. (Jerry) Dalton, Jr., APR, Fellow PRSA 1990
Joe S. Epley, APR, Fellow PRSA 1991
Rosalee A. Roberts, APR, Fellow PRSA 1992
* Harland W. Warner, APR, Fellow PRSA 1993
Joseph A. Vecchione, APR, Fellow PRSA 1994
* John Beardsley, APR 1995
Luis W. Morales, APR, Fellow PRSA 1996
Debra A. Miller, Ed.D., APR, Fellow PRSA 1997
Mary Lynn Cusick, APR 1998
Samuel L. Waltz Jr., APR, Fellow PRSA 1999
* Stephen D. Pisinski, APR, Fellow PRSA 2000
Kathleen Larey Lewton, APR, Fellow PRSA 2001
Joann E. Killeen, APR, Fellow PRSA 2002
Reed Bolton Byrum, APR, Fellow PRSA 2003
Del Galloway, APR, Fellow PRSA 2004
Judith T. Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA 2005
Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR, Fellow PRSA 2006
Rhoda Weiss, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA 2007
Jeffery P. Julin, APR, Fellow PRSA 2008
Michael G. Cherenson, APR, Fellow PRSA 2009
Gary D. McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA 2010
Rosanna M. Fiske, APR, Fellow PRSA 2011
Gerard F. Corbett, APR, Fellow PRSA 2012
Mickey G. Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA 2013
Joseph E. Cohen, APR 2014
Kathy Barbour, APR 2015
Mark McClennan, APR 2016
Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA 2017
Anthony W. D’Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA 2018

* Deceased