Did You Know?

1) Responding to members' requests and concerns, PRSA has become much more visible in the national media, advocating on behalf of the profession. PRSA has had comments, op-eds and letters to the editor appear in the Financial Times, Economist, the Harvard Business Review, PR Week UK, The New York Times, Adweek, AdAge, and on various blogs. For a full recap of news originating out of PRSA's advocacy campaign, visit the PRSA online newsroom or in the "Newsroom" of the national website.

2) PRSA, responding to Chapter needs and requests, has - among many things - revamped the Chapter Leadership toolkit (through MyPRSA - Leadership Tools); updated and enhanced all Chapter landing pages and microsites hosted by National; created and launched a Chapter social media policy and provided a template for bylaws.

3) PRSA provides several free webinars throughout the year. The next free program will be April 28 about accreditation. The last was held on March 17. There are other free webinars available in the PRSA on-demand library.

4) Not one, but three, members of the Sunshine District (state of Florida) are members of the national PRSA Board of Directors this year: Rosanna Fiske, APR, from the Miami Chapter is the esteemed President of the Board; Kathy Barbour, APR, North Florida Chapter serves as Secretary; and Geri Evans, APR, from the Orlando Chapter is a Director, elected from the Sunshine District.

By Geri A. Evans, APR
National PRSA Board Member
PRSA Director, Sunshine District


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