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National Board of Directors

Officers

Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA

Chair 

Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA 
President
JKD & Company, Inc.
Lakewood, Colorado
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Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA

Chair-Elect 

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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Debra D. Peterson, APR

Treasurer 

Debra D. Peterson, APR 
Vice President, External Communications and Community Relations
CenturyLink, Inc.
New Century, Kansas
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T. Garland Stansell, APR

Secretary 

T. Garland Stansell, APR 
Chief Communications Officer
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
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Mark McClennan, APR

Immediate Past Chair 

Mark W. McClennan, APR 
Senior Vice President
MSLGROUP
Waltham, Massachusetts
Full Bio

Directors

Richard J Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA

Richard J Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President Marketing, Communications and Development
Team NEO
Cleveland, Ohio
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Amy T. Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA

Amy T. Coward, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President, Public Relations
Palmetto Health Foundation
Columbia, South Carolina
Full Bio

 
Ronele M. Dotson, APR

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

 
Don Hale

Don Hale 
Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Georgia State University
Atlanta
Full Bio

 
Robert T. Hastings, Jr., APR+M, Fellow PRSA

Robert T. Hastings, Jr., APR+M, Fellow PRSA 
Executive Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs
Bell Helicopter
Fort Worth, Texas
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

 
Andrew McCaskill, APR

Andrew McCaskill, APR 
Senior Vice President
Nielsen
New York, New York
Full Bio

 
Michelle Olson, APR

Michelle Olson, APR 
General Manager
Fingerpaint
Scottsdale, Arizona
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 

Bonnie P. Upright, APR

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

Samantha Julie Villegas, APR

Samantha Julie Villegas, APR 
President
SaVi PR, LLC
South Riding, Virginia
Full Bio

Kevin M. Waetke, APR

Kevin M. Waetke, APR 
Vice President, Strategic Communications
National Pork Board
Clive, Iowa
Full Bio

Senior Counsel

Scott W. Thornburg

Scott W. Thornburg 
Public Relations Specialist
Oracle
Redwood City, California
Full Bio 

 
Raymond L. Kotcher, Fellow PRSA

Raymond L. Kotcher, Fellow PRSA
Professor of the Practice
Boston University College of Communication
Boston, Massachusetts

Non-Executive Chairman
Ketchum 
New York
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