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Apr 17

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Planning Hones in on 2017 Priorities

Transition Steering Committee Report: March We have a unique opportunity to start fresh with PRSA Oregon in 2017 and embrace changes that better reflect today’s career opportunities and challenges. Plus, there’s a unique challenge: maintain the former chapters’ legacy of extensive member services but expanded to 300 people as a ...

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Mar 17

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Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour Visits Members

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. So, this spring, we’re coming to you! Membership Director Siobhan Taylor and President-Elect Julie ...

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Nov 16

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2017 Board of Directors

PRSA Oregon Announces New Board of Directors The board will assume leadership beginning Jan. 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. — PRSA Oregon chapter has elected its 2017 Board of Directors. Following the historic merger of the Greater Oregon, Oregon Capital and Portland Metro chapters, the new board includes members from each of the former ...

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Nov 16

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Our first statewide PRSA chapter: PRSA Oregon

New in 2017: Announcing PRSA Oregon Historic Merger Creates First Statewide PRSA Chapter On Jan. 1, 2017, the Greater Oregon, Oregon Capital and Portland Metro chapters of PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) will merge into one statewide chapter, serving more than 300 communications professionals throughout Oregon and ...

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Nov 16

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Introducing the nominees for the 2017 PRSA Oregon board of directors

2017 will be a landmark year for PRSA in the state of Oregon as our three chapters merge to form PRSA Oregon. In accordance with chapter bylaws and after working closely with national and the membership of all three chapters (Oregon Capital, Greater Oregon and PRSA PDX), the 2016 nominating committee has assembled an outstanding […]

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Oct 16

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Update: the future of PRSA in Oregon

The polls are closed, and the results are in. We asked you to join the conversation – either directly or at one of our virtual town hall meetings – before casting your ballots on whether to approve the merger among our three Chapters. Of the members who voted, 93 percent of them were in favor […]

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Sep 16

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Megan Donaldson – New Professional Award of Excellence

Megan Donaldson is this year’s recipient of the New Professional Award of Excellence given to an up-and-comer in the local public relations community. Considered an indicator of “who to watch in public relations,” this award honors a chapter member who has entered the public relations field within the past five years. It ...

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Sep 16

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Stacy Moe-Kean, APR – Ron Schmidt Community Involvement Award

Stacy Moe-Kean, APR, is this year’s recipient of the Ron Schmidt Community Involvement Award which honors an individual or organization who has demonstrated the outstanding use of public relations to support community improvement or important causes. Moe-Kean has spent 15 years as the communications director for Union Gospel ...

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Barbara Kerr, APR, Fellow PRSA

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Sep 16

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Barbara Kerr, APR, Fellow PRSA – William Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award

William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Portland will honor top PR pros with coveted Awards of Distinction at its upcoming Spotlight Awards on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Portland State University. Barbara Kerr, APR, Fellow PRSA is this year’s recipient of the William W. Marsh Lifetime ...

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Sep 16

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Partnership Between AMA-PDX and PRSA Portland

To AMA-PDX and PRSA Portland members, It’s Elaine Volpe and Mark Mohammadpour, your presidents for AMA-PDX and PRSA Portland. We’re excited to announce a new member benefit for both memberships! A few months ago, we met for coffee and Pip’s Donuts on NE Fremont, a small, family run business that celebrates the ...

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