PRSA Portland Metro Chapter

PRSA Announces 2012 Board of Directors


Jan 12


dia Contacts
Julie Yamamoto, APR/VP, Public Relations – PRSA-Portland Metro Chapter
(503) 223-6794,
Jenna Cooper-Gross, APR/President – PRSA-Portland Metro Chapter
(503) 228-7281,

PRSA Announces 2012 Board of Directors

Portland Metro chapter of the Public Relations Society of America elects leadership

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Metro chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) elected its Board of Directors for 2012 from its chapter membership of nearly 250 PR professionals. Elections were held at the chapter’s annual meeting Nov. 17, 2011. The 2012 Board of Directors includes:

Jenna Cooper-Gross, APR

President: Jenna Cooper-Gross, APR (Incoming Director of Communications, DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital)

President-Elect: Amber Lindsey, APR (Maxwell PR)

Vice President-Sponsorships: Taraneh Foster, APR (Foster Communications)

Vice President-Member Communications: Barbara Kerr, APR (Clark College)

Vice President-Member Services: Beth Heinrich, APR (Portland Art Museum)

Vice President-Professional Development: Kali Bean (Edelman)

Vice President-Public Relations: Julie Yamamoto, APR (CMD Agency)

Secretary: Mary Keith Agnew (Portland Japanese Garden)

Treasurer: Joan Barnes, APR (retired)

Director at Large-Conferences: Brad Hilliard (State Farm Insurance)

Director at Large-Spotlight Awards: Amy Rosenberg (Rosenberg Marketing)

Director at Large-New Professionals: Gretchen Brandtjen (Edelman)

Director at Large-Masterminds (Senior Members): Ann Jansen (Jansen Communications)

Director at Large-Volunteers: Carissa Sauer (Oregon Dairy Products Commission)

Assembly Delegate: Tom Unger, ABC, APR (Wells Fargo)

Assembly Delegate: Chuck Williams, APR (Providence Health & Services – Oregon Region)

Immediate Past President: Dave Thompson, APR (Oregon Department of Transportation)

The Portland Metro Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is one of 111 PRSA chapters located across the country. It serves more than 200 members from Oregon and Southwest Washington with the mission of offering public relations professionals a forum for idea sharing, professional development and networking.

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