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Ensuring Strong Governance for PRSA Oregon

by Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA 2018 was also an extraordinary year of governance at all levels of PRSA. In this year’s National Leadership Assembly in October, PRSA Oregon’s three delegates heard spirited debate from national leadership, delegates and members on important topics such as membership veracity and what improvements might be made in […]

2019 Board Elections

Creating New Pathways to Leadership in PRSA Oregon by Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA 2018 has been an extraordinary year for our chapter. There were still growing pains from our statewide merger of three chapters becoming one and some board vacancies created opportunities for refocusing on priority strategies and important conversations.  The Presidents’ Council […]

Join Us! Spotlight Awards Event November 7!

Join business and communication leaders from across Oregon and Southwest Washington to network and celebrate at the Annual Public Relations Society Oregon Chapter Spotlight Awards Celebration. This year’s annual Spotlight Awards dinner celebration will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 6-9 p.m. at the Multnomah Athletic Club Ballroom to recognize excellence from agencies, corporate, nonprofit and sole practitioners. […]

Manage Your Brand! Lessons Learned from the PRSA North Pacific District Conference

Prioritizing Your Personal PR by Mary Ann Albright We devote so much time and energy to building and protecting our employer’s reputation that our own personal brand can risk becoming the proverbial cobbler’s children with no shoes. At the recent PRSA North Pacific District conference in Seattle, Nicole Leverich made the case for why it’s […]

Independence

We provide objective counsel to those we represent. We are accountable for our actions. Part three of our six-part series highlighting the PRSA Code of Ethics principles. By Lee Weinstein Twenty years ago, PR staff weren’t in most of the rooms where C-suite leaders were making important decisions. Today, smart organizations know that to succeed, […]