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National Leadership

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National Leadership

Staff Leadership

Staff Leadership

Philip Bonaventura

Philip T. Bonaventura

Interim Chief Executive Officer  

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Jeneen Garcia

Jeneen Garcia

Senior Vice President of Programming

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Karen Mateo

Karen Mateo

Chief Communications Officer  

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Alex Ortiz

Alex Ortiz

Vice President of Information Technology

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John Robinson

John Robinson

Vice President of Business Development

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Jay Starr

Jay Starr

Senior Vice President of Member Services

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Maureen Walsh

Chief Marketing and Sales Officer 

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Officers

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Michelle Olson, APR, Chair

Managing Director
Lambert
Phoenix, Arizona

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Felicia Blow

Felicia Blow, APR, Chair-Elect

Associate Vice President for Development & Campaign Director

Hampton University

Hampton, Virginia

 

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Michelle Egan

Michelle Egan, APR, Fellow PRSA, Treasurer

Corporate Communications Director
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.
Anchorage, Alaska

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Joseph Abreu

Joseph Abreu, APR, Secretary

Communications & Emergency Management Director

Clerk of the Circuit Court of St. Lucie County

Port St. Lucie, Florida

 

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Garland Stansell

Garland Stansell, APR, Immediate Past Chair

Chief Communications Officer
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama 

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Directors

JacquelineClark_Board

Jacqueline Clark, APR, Fellow PRSA

West Regional Government Relations & Public Affairs
LafargeHolcim NA
Lees Summit, Missouri

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Jennifer Day

Jennifer Day, APR

Great Lakes Regional Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – U.S. Department of Commerce
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Ray Day

Ray Day

Vice Chair

Stagwell Group

Detroit, Michigan

 

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Jorge D'Garay

Jorge F. D’Garay

President & CEO
MXUS Public Relations
San Diego, California

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AngelaWaltersEveillard_APR

Angela Walters Eveillard, APR

Strategic Communications Officer
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, Florida

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HeideHarrell_APR

Heide Harrell, APR

Director of Marketing and Business Development
Rose Law Firm
Little Rock, Arkansas

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DeniseHill_Board

Denise Hill, Ph.D., APR

Associate Professor
Elon University
School of Communications
Elon, North Carolina

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Jane Law

Jane N. Law, APR

Communications Manager 
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
Bedford, New Hampshire  

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James Shackelford

James Shackelford, APR

President & Chief Executive Officer

SomaComm

New York, NY

 

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Kaye Sweetser, Ph.D., APR+M, Fellow PRSA

Professor
San Diego State University School of Journalism & Media Studies
San Diego, California

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Scott Trotter, APR

Senior Director of Communications
Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah

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Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson, APR

Vice President, Agency Marketing and Promotion

Padilla

Richmond, Virginia

 

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