By Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Oregon Chapter Volunteer Coordinator (and past chapter president) Second in a two-part series. If you decide to volunteer for PRSA or any other community organization, I have a few words of advice that will hopefully help you make the most of your experience. But first, let’s take aContinue reading “Treat your PRSA volunteer service as seriously as your paid work”
By Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Oregon Chapter Volunteer Coordinator (and past chapter president) First in a two-part series. I had worked as a news reporter for 10 years when I decided to change professions in 1989 and seek employment in public relations. I was living in Los Angeles at the time. I didn’tContinue reading “Who benefits most when you volunteer for PRSA? You do!”
Maybe your life can be enriched by volunteering as well? It can be a small one-time commitment or something ongoing.
We think of volunteering as an altruistic activity. But there should be a selfish side to why you give your time and talent. For an industry association like PRSA, this is particularly true. You can and should be selfish and think about what you want. It may just be the lift you need!
Join us on March 10 for a virtual BYOC (bring your own cocktail) happy hour. We’ll share what the Communications Committee is working on, get your feedback, and see if you want to join us for the ride.
Spend a few minutes getting to know Callie Gisler and you’ll quickly realize fear and doubt are simply not in her vocabulary.
When he’s not serving clients for his PR agency, Keenan Emery is still on the move as a hiker, runner or snowboarder.
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!”
By Jean Kempe-Ware, APR Member, PRSA Oregon Membership Committee and APR Coaching Team As a member of a Maine Wilderness Rescue Team and an emergency medical technician, she hung by ropes off cliffs and carried the injured on litters down mountains. As a cyclocross racer, she navigates barriers, jumps off platforms and sprints through mudContinue reading “Rhonda Morin, APR: Accreditation boosts credibility tenfold”
Whatever the reason you volunteer – learning, networking, mentoring, career growth, social engagement, bettering the community, an overactive hypothalamus – it is, indeed more blessed to give than to receive. Take it from your 2018 PRSA Oregon Chapter Volunteer of the Year. “I volunteer for all these reasons and more,” said Madeline Turnock, APR, strategicContinue reading “Why Volunteer?”