PRSA Portland Metro Chapter

Board of Directors

The PRSA Portland Metro Chapter is governed by a team of dedicated volunteers that serves as the board of directors. Each position is elected for one year.  Board members serve from January through December.

2016 Chapter Leadership

2015 Chapter Leadership

2014 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Barbara Kerr, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Taraneh Fultz, APR
  • Immediate Past President and Assembly Delegate – Amber Lindsey, APR
  • Secretary – Gina Williams
  • Treasurer – Tom Unger, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • VP – Member Services – Bela Friedman
  • VP – Member Communications – Colby Reade, APR
  • VP – Professional Development – Julie Williams, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Mark Mohammadpour, APR
  • Director-at-large – Conferences – Russell Yost, APR
  • Director-at-large – Spotlights – Mary Ann Albright
  • Director-at-large – New Professionals – Ian Bragg
  • Director-at-large – Master Minds – Carol Fenstermacher, APR
  • Director-at-large – Sponsorships and Assembly Delegate – Dave Thompson, APR
  • President’s Council Chair and Assembly Delegate – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • APR Coordinator – Chuck Williams, APR
  • New Pros Coordinator – Ryan O’Leary
  • Volunteer Coordinator – Chris Benware, APR

2013 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Amber Lindsey, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Barbara Kerr, APR
  • Immediate Past President – Jenna Cooper, APR
  • Treasurer – Taraneh Fultz, APR
  • Secretary – Jessica Lyness
  • VP – Prof. Development – Julie Williams, APR
  • VP – Member Services – Karen Read, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Brad Hilliard
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Mary Keith
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Dave Thompson, APR
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Carissa Sauer
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Grady Locklear
  • Dir. #4 – Master Minds – Mike Riley, APR
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – LeAnn Gentry
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Noe Baker
  • Assembly Delegate – Madeline Turnock, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Chuck Williams, APR

2012 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Jenna Cooper, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Amber Lindsey, APR
  • Immediate Past President – Dave Thompson, APR
  • Treasurer – Joan Barnes, APR
  • Secretary – Mary Keith
  • VP – Prof. Development – Kali Bean
  • VP – Member Services – Beth Heinrich, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Julie Yamamoto, APR
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Barbara Kerr, APR
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Taraneh Foster, APR
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Brad Hilliard
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Gretchen Brandtjen
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – Ann Jansen
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Carissa Sauer
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Amy Rosenberg
  • Assembly Delegate – Tom Unger, APR, ABC
  • Assembly Delegate – Chuck Williams, APR

2011 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Dave Thompson, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Jenna Cooper
  • Treasurer – Joan Barnes, APR
  • Secretary – Beth Heinrich, APR
  • VP – Prof. Development – Kali Bean
  • VP – Member Services – Barbara Kerr, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Julie Ma
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Jamie Godfrey
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Taraneh Foster, APR
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Mary Keith
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Julie Williams
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Al Sigala
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Amber Shoebridge
  • Assembly Delegate – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Tom Unger, APR, ABC

2010 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Dave Thompson, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Sara Wurfel, APR
  • Immediate Past President – Tom Unger, APR, ABC
  • Treasurer – Joan Barnes, APR
  • Secretary – Tara Taylor, APR
  • VP – Prof. Development – Jenna Cooper
  • VP – Member Services – Sylke Neal-Finnegan, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Lance Kissler
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Jamie Godfrey
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Carey Kerns
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – KJ McAllister
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Julie Ma
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – Therese Lang
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Kali Bean
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Madeline Turnock, APR

2009 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Tom Unger, APR, ABC
  • Pres-Elect – David Thompson, APR
  • Immediate Past President – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • Treasurer – Sara Wurfel
  • Secretary – Kimberly Myers
  • VP – Prof. Development – Taraneh Foster, APR
  • VP – Member Services – Julie Reed, APR
  • VP – Public Relations – Therese Lang
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Jamie Godfrey
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Kelly Stoner
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Joan Barnes
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Christy Leung
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – Mike Riley, APR, PRC
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Jenna Cooper
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Stefanie Stockton
  • Assembly Delegate – 1 year – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – 2 years – Madeline Turnock, APR

2008 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Tom Unger, APR
  • Treasurer – Sara Wurfel
  • Secretary – Joan Barnes, APR
  • VP – Prof. Development – David Thompson
  • VP – Member Services – Emily Taylor
  • VP – Public Relations – Kimberly Myers
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Amber Lindsey
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Julie Reed
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Taraneh Foster
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Stefanie Stockton
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – Krista Hildebrand
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Kelly Stoner
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Paulette Peynet
  • Assembly Delegate – 1 year – Patricia Atkins, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – 2 years – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR
  • Immediate past President, Assembly Del.-3 years/Spotlights Co-Dir. – Madeline Turnock, APR

2007 Chapter Leadership

  • President – Madeline Turnock, APR
  • Pres-Elect – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • Treasurer – Tom Unger, APR
  • Secretary – Bekki Witt
  • VP – Prof. Development – Dave Thompson
  • VP – Member Services – Lisa Sherwin
  • VP – Public Relations – Kelly Stoner
  • VP – Mbr. Communication – Lise Harwin
  • Dir. #1 – Sponsorships – Julie Reed
  • Dir. #2 – Conf./Events – Taraneh (Foster) Fultz
  • Dir. #3 – New Professionals – Noe Baker
  • Dir. #4 – Senior Members – OPEN
  • Dir. #5 – Volunteers – Stacy Kean
  • Dir. #6 – Spotlights Co-Dir. – Sara Wurfel
  • Assembly Delegate – 1 year – Mike Riley, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – 2 years – Patti Atkins, APR
  • Assembly Del.-3 years/Spotlights Co-Dir. – Dianne Danowski Smith, APR
  • North Pacific District Chairperson – Christina Ragsdale, APR
  • Accreditation – Mara Woloshin
  • Communicators Conference – Taraneh (Foster) Fultz
  • Ethics Officer – Monique Barton
  • Administrator – Janet George
  • IABC Liason – Abigail Dougherty
  • AMA Liason – Kevin J Hohnbaum

2004 PRSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS – 7/21/04

  • President – Katlin Smith, APR
  • President-Elect – Patti Atkins
  • VP, Professional Development – Kelley Egre
  • VP, Member Communications – Darcie Meihoff, APR
  • VP, Member Services – Madeline Turnock, APR
  • VP, PR for PRSA – Lise Harwin
  • Treasurer – Emily Taylor
  • Secretary – Holly Dotin, APR
  • At-Large – Nicole Andergard
  • At-Large – Chastell Ely, APR
  • At-Large – Lisa Sherwin
  • At-Large – Doug Babb
  • At-Large – Dianne Danowski-Smith, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Macy Guppy, PhD, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Timm Locke, APR
  • Assembly Delegate – Scott Simms, APR
  • Immediate Past President – Olga Haley, APR
  • Chapter Administrator – Cathie Locke