The pinnacle of a professional career
Barbara Kerr, APR, Fellow PRSA, and David Remund, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, are two of the newest members of the PRSA College of Fellows. They are among 15 PRSA members who were approved by the PRSA Board of Directors for acceptance into the organization’s prestigious College of Fellows in 2015.
“Each year, we are honored to review the extensive and impressive careers of candidates for the PRSA College of Fellows, and are reminded of the hard work it takes to achieve excellence and longevity in the public relations profession,” said PRSA 2015 National Chair Kathy Barbour, APR. “I thank each and every new Fellow for their dedication to the profession and to the Society.”
These distinguished Chapter members have been inducted into the PRSA College of Fellows:
- Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA; Vice President, Publix Northwest PR & PA;
- Kathryn D. Hubbell, APR, MS, Fellow PRSA; Owner, Adscripts, Inc. & Adjunct Professor, Marylhurst University;
- Barbara Kerr, APR, Fellow PRSA; Chief Communications Officer, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon Ministries Corporation;
- David L. Remund, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA; Assistant Professor, University of Oregon;
- Tom Unger, APR, ABC, CTM, Fellow PRSA; Regional Communications Manager, Wells Fargo; and
- Mara Woloshin, MA, APR, Fellow PRSA; Principal, Woloshin Communications 2.0
Oregon members of the College of Fellows also include Louis Capozzi, APR, Fellow PRSA, adjunct professor at Baruch College in Bend; John Charles Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Oregon in Eugene; and Joette Getse Storm, APR, Fellow PRSA, of Bend.
Founded in 1989, the College of Fellows is a community of less than 350 senior PRSA members who have successfully advanced the public relations profession and distinguished themselves through their leadership in the public relations industry.
In order qualify for admittance into the College of Fellows, the public relations practitioner or educator must have at least 20 years of experience, hold the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential and have demonstrated exceptional capability and accomplishment in the practice or teaching of public relations. College of Fellows members also must exhibit personal and professional qualities that make them role models for other practitioners or educators. Less than two percent of PRSA members are accepted into the College of Fellows.
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