Rhonda Morin, APR, was appointed as president-elect for PRSA Oregon/Southwest Washington by the board of directors on September 20, 2022, to serve the rest of the 2022 term. She will then run for chapter president for 2023 during the upcoming November election.
Morin is a public relations, communications and marketing professional with 25 years of experience researching, planning, implementing and measuring compelling public relations solutions for diverse audiences. She has won numerous awards in her career including two bronze Anvil commendations from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), a Spotlight and merit awards from PRSA Oregon and several accolades from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District 8.
Her specialties are problem-solving with teams, writing and deploying comprehensive marketing plans, producing podcasts and videos, online and paper content, fundraising campaign planning and messaging, and brand management.
Morin is the current executive director of communications and marketing for Clark College Foundation, a post she had held since 2011. She also serves as a member of the executive management team for the foundation. Prior to moving to Oregon, she worked in a similar capacity for Thomas College in Maine and in corporate communications for Maine Public Broadcasting.
She earned a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Maine and a master’s of liberal studies in women’s studies from Eastern Michigan University. She’s a licensed emergency medical technician and holds a certificate in exercise, core and posture conditioning from Clark College.
An avid outdoorswoman, she and her husband, Don, a mechanical engineer and Marine Corps veteran, love to camp and explore, while paddling lakes and rivers. Morin is also a competitive cyclist who has earned numerous state championship titles and a national bronze medal in cyclocross. Find her on LinkedIn or visit rhondamorin.com or highlighted on the pages of PRSA Oregon’s blog.