Entries by ginawilliams

From the President’s Desk

Make the most of your membership: Join in I have enjoyed 10 years as a PRSA member in Oregon. I have learned a lot from the society and its members, but the absolute #1 lesson I have learned is to simply join in. I guarantee that I would not be the communicator I am today […]

PRSA Oregon 2020 Board of Directors Announced

PRSA Oregon Members elected the 2020 Board of Directors. Board members will meet on January 11 for the annual planning retreat in Salem.  PRSA Oregon 2020 Officers and Executive Committee: President: Brad Hilliard, APR Public Information Officer Department of Consumer and Business Services Brad Hilliard is the Public Information Officer for the Oregon Department of Consumer […]

Congrats! 2019 Spotlight Awards & Awards of Distinction Honorees

We are proud to share the achievements of an exceptional group of public relations and communications professionals and showcase their outstanding work and contributions to our industry and community. Participation and membership in PRSA — advancing the profession in line with the standards and ethics of our association and honoring our work that upholds these […]

Leadership Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Strategies for Equitable Communication

Looking to craft communications that break through cultural barriers? Learn hands-on strategies to make sure your communications keeps pace with the diversity of your audience. Hear from Diversity, Equity and Inclusion industry leaders Joy Fowler, MBA, VP of Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Umpqua Bank and Gail Dundas, MS, APR, Fellow PRSA, Communications Consultant. Limited […]

On Health and Wellness: My one tip to prepare for conferences

by Mark Mohammadpour, APR The PRSA International Conference (ICON) is October 20-22 in San Diego. Every year I attend, I learn new things, meet new people and leave inspired to play a larger role in advancing the profession and the professional. The reality of conferences like ICON, however, is that we are sitting a lot, […]

Speakers needed for January North Pacific District Conference!

The professional development program topics for the 2020 district conference to be held in San Francisco in January were approved by the board, and organizers are looking for speakers and panelists who can contribute their expertise and perspective to these subjects. If you think this could be you, please complete the speaker submission form. The submission […]