Taraneh Fultz, APR, Named 2017 Olga M. Haley Mentorship Award Winner

Based on exceptional nominations, the Oregon chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is proud to announce Taraneh A. Fultz APR, as the winner of the Olga M. Haley Mentorship Award. Inspired by the legendary Olga M. Haley, a public relations professional known for her role as mentor and career guide, this award isContinue reading “Taraneh Fultz, APR, Named 2017 Olga M. Haley Mentorship Award Winner”

Nicole Early Named 2017 PRSA Oregon New Professional Award of Excellence Winner

The Oregon Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is proud to announce that Nicole Early has been selected as the 2017 New Professional Award of Excellence recipient. Presented to a “rising star” in the industry in Oregon, the New Professional Award of Excellence honors a chapter member who has entered the field ofContinue reading “Nicole Early Named 2017 PRSA Oregon New Professional Award of Excellence Winner”

John Mitchell Named 2017 William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Distinction marks more than three decades of service to the public relations community in Oregon Following a rigorous judging process, the Oregon chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is proud to announce that John Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA, has been awarded the William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017. Named for oneContinue reading “John Mitchell Named 2017 William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award Winner”

Change is in the air!

We’re wrapping up transition activities going from 3 chapters to 1 this year very soon. That means we are archiving site content this month and then redirecting the former chapter’s sites to our new site as of Oct. 31. Old sites and pages may still show up in your search, but you’ll be redirected toContinue reading “Change is in the air!”

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 ensureContinue reading “Secretary/President-Elect Application”

Some notes about ethics, during ethics month

by Kathy Hubbell, APR, Fellow PRSA September is ethics month, and as with most of you, I feel a bit overwhelmed by the ethical problems we are seeing all around us. I wasn’t sure where to begin with an article about our ethical challenges and responsibilities as public relations professionals. Talking about the small challengesContinue reading “Some notes about ethics, during ethics month”

Drafting Our Dream Team

Author: Julie Williams, APR, 2018 President-Elect As I was committing to the presidency last July I had to think about the whole experience: what the merger would be like, how 2018 fit into vision 2020, and especially who I’d work with on the board. Back then my first thought was pretty typical – recruiting my friends.Continue reading “Drafting Our Dream Team”

We’re All Ears: PRSA Statewide Listening Tour Visits Salem

Author:  Elisa Williams How the new statewide PRSA Oregon Chapter could help members develop professional connections was the focal point of discussions during morning and evening Listening Tour sessions in Salem. These Listening Tour events, held at Willamette University in Salem on April 18 and 19, attracted members from Salem, Stayton and Lincoln City, inContinue reading “We’re All Ears: PRSA Statewide Listening Tour Visits Salem”

We’re All Ears: PRSA Statewide Listening Tour Visits Eugene

Author: Maritza Rendon To facilitate the transition to PRSA Oregon, chapter officers are visiting the Eugene/Springfield and Salem communities to meet with current and prospective members to hear their needs, concerns and ideas.   On April 4 and 5, Oregon Chapter President-Elect Julie Williams, APR, and Membership Director Siobhan Taylor visited Eugene for morning andContinue reading “We’re All Ears: PRSA Statewide Listening Tour Visits Eugene”