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Executive Committee


Enrico L. Callender
Director of Government Relations
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA


Judith E. Webb, APR
Executive Vice President
International WELL Building Institute
New York, NY

Immediate Past Chair

Lauri-Ellen Smith, APR
Sr. Public Affairs/Public Relations Exec
Jacksonville (FL) Sheriff's Office
Jacksonville, FL


Rachael A. Gibson
Director, Local and Regional Government Affairs
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA

Members At-Large

Amber L. Albrecht, APR
Sr. Communications Manager
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Diego, CA

Kara Ann Allison, APR
Director, Project Development & Communications
Environmental Management Specialists, Inc.
Groveport, OH

Barbara A. Burfeind, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Director, DIMOC
DoD - Defense Media Activity
Ft Meade, MD

Jennifer N. Day, APR
Great Lakes Regional Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Ann Arbor, MI

Brook DeWalt, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Chief of Public Affairs
U.S. Strategic Command
Offutt AFB, NE

Robert E. Dittmer, APR
Director of Public Relations
Indiana Department of Revenue
Indianapolis, IN

Stephanie M. McFarland, APR
Senior Issue Management Consultant
McFarland PR & Public Affairs, Inc
Indianapolis, IN

Joseph V. Trahan, III, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
President/CEO/InternationalMedia Relations Trainer
Trahan & Associates
McDonough, GA

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