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”

Transition Steering Committee Report: March

Author: Julie Williams, APR, MA Planning Hones in on 2017 Priorities We have a unique opportunity to start fresh with PRSA Oregon in 2017and embrace changes that better reflect today’s career opportunities and challenges. Plus, there’s a unique challenge: maintain the former chapters’ legacy of extensive member services but expanded to 300 people as a new statewideContinue reading “Transition Steering Committee Report: March”

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

Author: Elisa Williams Portland members participated in an energetic brainstorming session on March 14 to explore how PRSA Oregon should evolve now that it’s a statewide chapter. The conversation, moderated by Outreach Committee Co-Chairs Julie Williams, APR, and Siobhan Taylor, focused on two big-picture questions: How are we better as a statewide organization?  What canContinue reading “We’re All Ears: PRSA Statewide Listening Tour Visits Portland”

Words from PRSA Member – Kate Virden

Author: Kate Virden I recently moved back to Oregon after pursuing a Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. It was an incredible program and experience, but I was more than ready to be reunited with the Pacific Northwest and friendly people again. The friendliest people I have ever metContinue reading “Words from PRSA Member – Kate Virden”

Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour Visits Members

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. All spring, we’ve been coming to you! Membership Director Siobhan Taylor and President-Elect Julie Williams, APR,Continue reading “Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour Visits Members”

APR: Prepare for Luck

Author: Erin Merz, M.A. APR “I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been ‘lucky.’” — Oprah Winfrey My journey to “lucky” began in 2011 when I managed public relations for Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn. I was responsible for media relations, web content,Continue reading “APR: Prepare for Luck”

Join us for one of our virtual town hall meetings…

…by phone. Just call (800) 406-9547 and enter conference ID 417149 for any of the dates and times below. 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, August 24 5 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 31 12 to 12:30 p.m. Friday, September 16 4 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22 7:30 to 8 a.m. Wednesday, September 28 …byContinue reading “Join us for one of our virtual town hall meetings…”