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PRSA 2025 Board of Directors Applicants

PRSA Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee
To Meet Virtually in July to Make Selections

Five PRSA members submitted applications for Officer positions and 8 members submitted applications for Director positions for review and consideration.

View Applicants Here



Jessica M. Graham, APR, Fellow PRSA
Fionix Consulting, LLC
Indian Trail, North Carolina

Heide Harrell, APR

Central Arkansas Water
Little Rock, Arkansas

Sam Sims, APR, Fellow PRSA
Sims Group
Yukon, Oklahoma


Kevin M. Waetke, APR, Fellow PRSA
Sammons Financial Group
West Des Moines, Iowa


Teresa Valerio Parrot, Ed.D., APR
TVP Communications
Longmont, Colorado


District Directors Positions

East Central District Director

Monica Ackerson, APR, CAE
Integrated Association Solutions
DeWitt, Michigan

John Palmer, APR

Ohio Hospital Association
Columbus, Ohio

Mid-Atlantic District Director

Marcus Cayce Myers, APR
Virginia Tech School of Communication
Blacksburg, Virginia

Northeast District Director*

Tri-State District Director*

Western District Director*

*There were no applicants for Northeast, Tri-State, and Western District Director positions. 


Montrie Rucker Adams, APR, Fellow PRSA
Visibility Marketing, Inc.
Houston, Texas

Priscilla Bevel Caldwell, APR
Ford's Colony Country Club
Williamsburg, Virginia

Christina Marie Gayman, APR
Syverson Strege
West Des Moines, Iowa

Andrea Gils Monzon
Shiftmakers Consulting
Lexington, Kentucky

Charles F. Wallington, Ph.D.
Cone Health
Greensboro, North Carolina


Submit Comments Here

Comments on Behalf of Applicants - IS NOW CLOSED!

On Monday, May 6, the PRSA Board and Nominating Committee will begin accepting comments on behalf of applicants. All members of PRSA and other interested individuals may provide comments about applicants via the online comments form. PRSA no longer accepts letters by mail or email. The deadline for submitting comments on behalf of all applicants is Tuesday, May 21, 11:59 p.m. in the time zone where the comment writer resides.

Candidate Interviews and Nominations

The Board of Directors will choose nominees for open officer positions during its June 21-22 meetings.

The Nominating Committee will choose nominees for open Director positions during its June 28-30 meetings.

The nominees, along with any petitioned candidates, will be presented for approval at the PRSA Leadership Assembly in Aneheim, Calinfornia on Monday, October 14, prior to ICON 2024.

Candidates by Petition

Article VIII - Section 5. Nomination by Petition of the PRSA Bylaws provides. Nominations of qualified candidates for election as Chair-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary or any voting directorships may also be made by petition by at least ten voting delegates of the Leadership Assembly and filed with the Secretary at the Society’s headquarters at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting of the Leadership Assembly. Immediately upon receipt of any such nominations, the Secretary shall send a notice of such nominations to all voting delegates of the Leadership Assembly.

The 2024 Leadership Assembly will take place on Saturday, October 14. All petitions must be submitted by Monday, September 14, for consideration. The Board and the Nominating Committee deliberations are confidential. Each Committee member signs a confidentiality pledge and agrees that no information about the discussions, deliberations, decisions or votes will be disclosed at any time.

For questions about logging into MyPRSA, submitting comments, nominating by petition or any additional information, contact Romie Ares.