My passion for the public relations industry extends beyond my day-to-day tasks through my involvement in the Public Relations Society of America on the local and national levels.

PRSA New Professionals Section, national level
This is my second year serving on the PRSA New Professionals Section executive committee, and my key objective has been to identify industry leaders who can effectively share their expertise with Section members on relevant topics.

2010 Director of Professional Development/Chair-elect
2009 Programming Chair

Programs I have organized and moderated for PRSA include:
New Professionals, How to Position Yourself to Get Your Dream Job webinar with Heather Huhman

Navigating The Terrain of Your First Professional Years: How to Generate Opportunity and Avoid Mistakes teleseminar with Mary Beth West, APR

The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Local Media Expert teleseminar with Cindy W. Morrison

Personal Branding 2.0 teleseminar with Hajj Flemings

PRSA Central Michigan Chapter, Lansing, Michigan
I was asked to serve on the Board of my local PRSA chapter in two chair positions.

PACE Awards Co-Chair
Led the team that planned mid-Michigan’s post prestigious awards ceremony recognizing 30 campaigns and tactics, and earning $6,600 net profit for the chapter

State Conference Chair
Represented the Central Michigan Chapter on the planning committee for the PRSA 2010 Michigan Conference, recruiting sponsors and attendees from the Lansing area earning nearly $800 in profit for the chapter, a portion of the entire conference net profit

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