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PRSA National Task Forces, Committees and Boards

PRSA salutes the volunteers who lead our National communities.


Accreditation Marketing Committee

Chair

Angela Walters, APR
Strategic Communications Officer
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, FL


Advocacy Committee

Chair

Nance Louise Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President Integrated Marketing Communications
The Strive Group
Scottsdale, AZ


Audit Committee

Chair

T. Garland Stansell, APR
Chief Communications Officer
Chilldren's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL


Board of Ethics & Professional Standards

Chair

BJ Whitman, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
BJW Public Relations
Lynnwood, WA


College of Fellows

Chair

Geri A. Evans, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
Evans PR Group
Longwood, FL


Communications Committee

Chair

Ronele M. Dotson, APR
President
RAD Strategies Inc.
Reno, NV


District Council

Chair

Kevin J. Gaydosh, APR, Fellow PRSA
Dir, P R & Strategic Planner
O'Brien et al Advertising
Virginia Beach, VA


Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chair

Shanita B. Akintonde, MBA
Associate Professor
Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL

Vice Chair

Anita Ford Saunders, APR
Director of Advancement Communications
Trinity College
Hartford, CT


Educational Affairs Committee

Co-Chairs

Susan Gonders, Ed.D.
Professor
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Mickey G. Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professional-in-Residence
College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

ACEJMC

PRSA Representatives

Del Galloway, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President - Communications
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Washington, DC

Denise M. Hill, Ph.D., APR
Assistant Professor, Strategic Communication
Elon University
Elon, NC

Nance Louise Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President Integrated Marketing Communications
The Strive Group
Scottsdale, AZ


Commission on Public Relations Education

PRSA Representatives

Mickey G. Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professional-in-Residence
College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Judith T. Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
PhairAdvantage Communications, LLC
Laurel, MD

Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR, Fellow PRSA
Global Communications
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, IN

Gemma R. Puglisi
Assistant Professor
American University
Washington, DC

ACEJMC and Commission on PR Education will report through the Educational Affairs Committee.

Finance Committee

Chair

Ronele M. Dotson, APR
President
RAD Strategies Inc.
Reno, NV


Governance Committee

Co-Chairs

Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
Food PR & Communications
Gig Harbor, WA

Mark W. McClennan, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President
Freelance Counselor
Framingham, MA


Honors and Awards Committee

Chair

T. Garland Stansell, APR
Chief Communications Officer
Chilldren's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL


Human Resources Committee

Chair

T. Garland Stansell, APR
Chief Communications Officer
Chilldren's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL


International Conference Committee

Chair

Rhoda Weiss, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
President
Rhoda Weiss Consulting Group Inc
Los Angeles, CA

Co-Chairs

Melissa Cameron
Southwest Strategies, LLC
San Diego, CA

William A. Gay, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
Reliance Public Relations, Inc.
El Centro, CA


Investment Committee

Co-Chairs

Blake D. Lewis, III, APR, Fellow PRSA
Principal
Three Box Strategic Communications
Dallas, TX

Howard S. Sholkin
Instructor
Boston University & Lasell College
Newton, MA


MBA/Business School Program

Chair

Tracy A. Schario, APR
Strategic External Communications Lead
The MITRE Corporation
McLean, VA


Measurement and Analytics Task Force

Chair

Pauline S. Draper-Watts
Executive Vice President
Edelman/Edelman Intelligence
Chicago, IL


Membership Committee

Chair

Christine M. Brantley, APR
Marketing & Communication Manager
Virginia Beach Public Library
Virginia Beach, VA


Nominating Committee

TBD


Past PRSA Presidents/Chairs

Chair

Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor of Practice
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY


Professional Development Committee

Chair

Daniel L. Rhodes
Senior Vice President
Westbound Communications
Orange, CA


PRSSA

President

Ashleigh Kathryn
University of Florida
New Port Richey, FL


Section Council

Co-Chairs

Enrico L. Callender, Esq.
Chief of External Affairs
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA

Sarah P. Huddle, APR
President
Albright Group Strategic Communications
Richmond, VA

Andrew J. McGowan
Clinical Instructor
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA


Strategic Planning Committee

Chair

T. Garland Stansell, APR
Chief Communications Officer
Chilldren's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL


Technology Committee

Chair

Sam James Morrey Sims, APR
Consultant
Yukon, OK


Universal Accreditation Board

Chair

Douglas Farber Cannon, Ph.D., APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Professor of Practice, Department of Communication
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Blacksburg, VA

Vice Chair

Ann P. Knabe, Ph.D., APR+M
Director of Public Relations
Kane Communications Group
Milwaukee, WI