The more urgent we treat our work, the less inclusive and collaborative it becomes. In order to respect this truth, and for the sake of my mental health, I am setting honest boundaries to combat urgency.
Looking ahead, we asked ourselves, now what? What should our leadership team concentrate on? What dreams do we have and what could we envision for the next three years? Three themes emerged out of the discussion, providing a compass for board leadership.
In times like these, I take heart in our PRSA code of ethics. These two values seem worth noting now: “we adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth,” and we “honor our obligation to serve the public interest, while being faithful to those we represent.”
As we round the corner on 2020 (what a year!), we’re looking forward to welcoming a new PRSA Oregon Board leadership team to carry forth our mission, realize our vision, and broaden our impact in the coming year. Below is the full slate of candidates — be sure to vote by November 13, and tuneContinue reading “PRSA Oregon announces 2021 Board leadership nominees”
Why be a Member of PRSA Oregon? By Judy Asbury, APR Why are you a member of PRSA and PRSA Oregon? Why pay the dues, why get involved? I asked myself that recently. What am I hoping to learn as a member, what am I hoping to gain? I came away with these answers: 1)Continue reading “Why be a Member of PRSA Oregon?”
This is a personal statement from Brad Hilliard, APR. Brad is the current President of the PRSA Oregon chapter. He is making a personal pledge and asking fellow communications professionals to join him. 2020 PRSA National Chair, T. Garland Stansell, APR, recently provided a heartfelt commentary to members on the tragic deaths of GeorgeContinue reading “A Personal Message From President Brad: Join him in his pledge”
Contributed by PRSA Oregon partner Allen Hall PR, University of Oregon A new year always marks a new beginning, an ambition for growth, and an opportunity for change. For us at the PRSA Oregon chapter, a new year also marks the start of a new term for our board of directors. In 2020,Continue reading “2020 Board of Directors Highlight: Brad Hilliard, President”
The 2020 slate of candidates for the PRSA Oregon board of directors are an accomplished and diverse group of public relations professionals, committed to support the organization’s mission “to advance the art and science of public relations in the public interest by supporting our members and community.” The PRSA Oregon Chapter is one of theContinue reading “Candidates for the 2020 PRSA Oregon Board of Directors”
It’s been a productive start to 2019 for PRSA Oregon’s board of directors. I’m excited about the enthusiasm, energy, and great work being done by the chapter’s leaders and committee volunteers. The PRSA Oregon board just finished its 2019 strategic plan. That plan is a built around a vison of PRSA Oregon as a thrivingContinue reading “From Our President: A Great Start to 2019!”
PRSA Oregon is the state’s leading professional development association for public relations and communications professionals. We value and are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being a professional organization that is welcoming to all. As was widely published, in December 2018, the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland evicted Mr. Jermaine Massey, an African American hotelContinue reading “PRSA Oregon Statement in Response to DoubleTree Portland Incident”