Entries by Julie Williams

2018 Annual Membership Meeting Recap

Annual Membership Meeting & Elections Goes Virtual On Nov. 8, 2017, PRSA Oregon hosted its first annual membership meeting and election results via webinar to celebrate this founding year’s efforts and next year’s elected leaders with 22 members joining online (of 32 registered attendees). The 2018 board of directors slate was announced on Oct. 24 and voting was […]

Meet the 2018 PRSA Oregon Leadership

2017 was an historic year of becoming PRSA Oregon – connecting with and understanding our community so that we can offer more robust programming and regional networking that best serves members across Oregon and Southwest Washington. Representative Leaders with Geographic Diversity In accordance with chapter bylaws the 20-person Nominating Committee assembled an outstanding slate of […]

PRSA Oregon Shines at 2017 PRSAIcon

PRSA Oregon showed its “Revolutionary Leadership” at this year’s PRSA International Conference (#PRSAIcon), Chapter Leadership Rally (#PRSArally) and National Assembly (#PRSAdelegates) held in Boston, Mass., Oct. 6-10. Ten PRSA Oregon members attended, two received industry awards, three advocated for members’ rights at Assembly and one networked with chapters from around the country at Rally, showing […]

College of Fellows

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. […]

Transition Steering Committee Report: September

Rethinking the 2018 Programming Schedule Membership participation was encouraged and documented during the Listening Tour follow-up sessions in Eugene, Portland and Salem.  At our September Transition Steering Committee meeting, we reviewed members’ ideas about where, when and what programs would best meet their needs. About 25 members participated in the brainstorming activity.  While that’s a small […]

Secretary/President-Elect Application

During this year’s Listening Tour, members said: “we need to make sure that everyone has a voice at a table” with responsibilities that make a difference for anyone, anywhere. And that starts with our chapter leadership. Call to Service This year all members were considered for service as we piloted a new model. To ensure […]

Transition Steering Committee Report: July-August

Building A Foundation For 2018 July and August were milestone months for PRSA Oregon’s transition to a regional chapter. We launched a service draft to fill board and committee positions for 2018 after all members were invited to volunteer for a role. With this input, the Nominating Committee, including all current board members,  gathered and […]