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PRSA National Task Forces, Committees and Boards

PRSA salutes the volunteers who lead our National communities.


Accreditation Marketing Committee

Chair

Holley J. Mangham, APR
Dir of Communications
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
Oklahoma City, OK


Advocacy Committee

Chair

Keith Trivitt
Vice President, Corporate Communications
AXIS Capital
New York, NY


Audit Committee

Chair

Debra D. Peterson, APR
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Century Link, Inc.
New Century, KS


Board of Ethics & Professional Standards

Chair

Nance Louise Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President Integrated Marketing Communications
The Strive Group
Anchorage, AK


College of Fellows

Chair

Deborah Radman, APR, Fellow PRSA
CEO
Radman Communications/The Stevens Group
Denver, CO


District Council

Chair

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


Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chair

James M. Shackelford
President/CEO
SomaComm, Inc.
New York, NY


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

Rochelle Ford, Ph.D., APR
Dean
Elon University
Elon, NC

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

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


Commission on Public Relations Education

PRSA Representatives

Anthony R. Hicks, APR
Director, Public Relations
SRVS
Memphis, TN

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

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

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


Governance Committee

Chair

Jessica M. Graham, APR
President
Fionix Consulting LLC
Indian Trail, NC

Co-Chair

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


Honors and Awards Committee

Chair

Debra D. Peterson, APR
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Century Link, Inc.
New Century, KS


Human Resources Committee

Chair

Debra D. Peterson, APR
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Century Link, Inc.
New Century, KS


International Conference Committee

Chair

Ellen Mason


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

Kathleen Donohue Rennie, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor/Partner
New Jersey City University/the mcgraw group
Union, NJ

Co-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

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


Nominating Committee

Chair

Mark W. McClennan, APR, Fellow PRSA
Senior Vice President
MSLGROUP
Waltham, MA


Past PRSA Presidents/Chairs

Chair

Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA
President
JKD & Company, Inc.
Lakewood, CO


PRSSA

President

Andrew Cook
Assistant Account Executive
Edelman
Chicago, IL


Section Council

Co-Chairs

J.W. Arnold, APR, Fellow PRSA
Principal
PRDC Public Relations
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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


Strategic Planning Committee

Chair

Debra D. Peterson, APR
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Century Link, Inc.
New Century, KS


Technology Committee

Chair

Sam James Morrey Sims, APR
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
US Fleet Tracking
Edmond, OK


Universal Accreditation Board

Chair

Mitchell E. Marovitz, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Chair, PR Program
University of Maryland University College
Adelphi, MD