Big Professional Goals for 2018? You Need a Mentor Strategy

It is easy to jot down a few goals each year, but how many of us actually take the time to figure out how we will accomplish those goals? Communicators know it takes research and planning to implement an organization’s big goals, and the same is true for your personal goals. As you plan howContinue reading “Big Professional Goals for 2018? You Need a Mentor Strategy”

PRSA Oregon Chapter Announces New Leadership for 2018

The Oregon chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announces its selection of the 2018 board of directors, following the Annual Membership Meeting and Elections held Nov. 8, 2017. 2017 signified a landmark year for PRSA, as the organization experienced a successful and historic merger that established the unified chapter of PRSA Oregon. DuringContinue reading “PRSA Oregon Chapter Announces New Leadership for 2018”

Congratulations to our 2017 Volunteer of the Year, Elisa Williams!

In her day job, Elisa Williams is a communications consultant at Oregon Health & Science University with an extensive background in journalism.This year, she’s been instrumental in communicating PRSA Oregon’s transition from three regional chapters into one. Her dedication to the transition committee and enthusiasm for PRSA Oregon has earned her the title of VolunteerContinue reading “Congratulations to our 2017 Volunteer of the Year, Elisa Williams!”

PRSA Oregon Celebrates Banner Year

New 300-Member Chapter Marks Completion of Historic Merger, Hosts Two Signature Events to Close out 2017 Portland, Ore. – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is in the midst of a major celebration as it caps off a banner year in the state of Oregon. The nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the growth andContinue reading “PRSA Oregon Celebrates Banner Year”

Final Transition Steering Committee Report: October

Finishing Strong At our final Transition Steering Committee meeting for 2017, we took a few minutes to celebrate the momentum we’ve built. We’ve been so busy working on projects, that I think even we were surprised by everything that our newly formed regional chapter had accomplished when we reflected upon the year. As the finalContinue reading “Final Transition Steering Committee Report: October”

Meet the 2018 PRSA Oregon Leadership

2017 was an historic year of becoming PRSA Oregon – connecting with and understanding our community so that we can offer more robust programming and regional networking that best serves members across Oregon and Southwest Washington. Representative Leaders with Geographic Diversity In accordance with chapter bylaws the 20-person Nominating Committee assembled an outstanding slate ofContinue reading “Meet the 2018 PRSA Oregon Leadership”

PRSA Oregon Shines at 2017 PRSAIcon

PRSA Oregon showed its “Revolutionary Leadership” at this year’s PRSA International Conference (#PRSAIcon), Chapter Leadership Rally (#PRSArally) and National Assembly (#PRSAdelegates) held in Boston, Mass., Oct. 6-10. Ten PRSA Oregon members attended, two received industry awards, three advocated for members’ rights at Assembly and one networked with chapters from around the country at Rally, showingContinue reading “PRSA Oregon Shines at 2017 PRSAIcon”

Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow, recipient of three huge PRSA honors!

At this year’s PRSA Oregon Spotlight Awards, we will be celebrating creative, award winning practitioners. Register here for tickets to this year’s Spotlight Awards. Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow, is named PRSA North Pacific District’s 2017 PR Practitioner of the Year, receives PRSA’s Paul M. Lund Award for Public Service and the PRSA Oregon RonContinue reading “Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow, recipient of three huge PRSA honors!”

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!”