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PRSA 2017 International Conference

The Spirit of Revolution: Communications in the 21st Century

Oct. 8–10 | Boston

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College of Fellows 101: Preparing to Apply

Your Society at Work

Hosted by the College of Fellows.

Are you a senior-level PRSA Member who is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and ready to apply for PRSA Fellow membership? Discuss requirements, such as criteria, letters of support and changes in the application from the previous year. You’ll also receive an introduction to the GoodFellows program, as well as tips for applying from experienced GoodFellows.

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Session Materials

Final Presentation

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Margaret Ann Hennen, APR, Fellow PRSA, president and founder, Hennen Communication, LLC

Photo of Margaret Ann Hennen, APR, Fellow PRSA

Hennen is a senior communication and public relations professional with 30 years of experience in Minnesota’s business communities. Her experience includes in-house counsel for Fortune 500 companies, a large community and academic health care provider, and public media. In addition, her consulting clients include a Fortune 500 company, nonprofit organizations, a rural medical center and mid-size businesses.


Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA, president, The Barber Group, Inc.

Photo of Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA

Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA, is president of The Barber Group, and chair of the College of Fellows. She has counseled clients in Alaska and several western states for more than 30 years. She currently serves on the Whitman College Alumni Board. Previously, she was a PRSA Board of Directors member, and officer and president of the Ad2 Division of the American Advertising Federation and International Foodservice Editorial Council.