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2015 Universal Accreditation Board Members

Public Relations Society of America

John E. Forde, APR, Fellow PRSA
Associate Professor
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS
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Elizabeth McMillan, APR
Vice Chair
Director, Content Strategy
Norcross, GA
Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D., APR
Immediate Past Chair
Associate Professor
San Diego State University
School of Journalism/Mass Communication Studies
San Diego, CA
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Douglas F. Cannon, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Assistant Professor, Communication
Virginia Polytechnic University
Department of Communications
Blacksburg, VA
Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor of Practice
Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication
Syracuse, NY
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Brook DeWalt, MA, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Public Affairs Officer
Commander, Submarine Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Honolulu, HI
Diane Jones (photo)
Diane W. Jones, MPA, APR
DJ Public Relations, Inc.
Rockledge, FL
Mitchell E. Marovitz, Ph.D., APR
Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland, University College
Vienna, VA
Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
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Kaye D. Sweetser, Ph.D., APR+M
Associate Professor, Public Relations
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
Susan Walton, APR
Vice President, University and Public Affairs
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Agricultural Relations Council

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Robert O. Giblin, APR
Manager, Global Bovine Marketing Communications
ABS Global
DeForest, WI

Asociación de Relacionistas Profesionales de Puerto Rico

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Carlos M. Rivera-Cuesta, APR
Executive Partner
Partners Communications
Bayamon, PR

Florida Public Relations Association

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Kathleen M. Giery, APR, CPRC
Director, Public Relations
LifeQuest Organ Recovery Service
Gainesville, FL
Lanette Hart, APR, CPRC
Hart & Associates
Jacksonville, FL

Maine Public Relations Council

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Judy Katzel, APR
KDK Consulting Group
Saco, ME

National School Public Relations Association

Barb Nicol, APR
Barbara Nicol Public Relations
Minneapolis, MN

Religion Communicators Council

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Philip Poole, APR
Executive Director, Marketing and Communications
Samford University
Birmingham, AL

Southern Public Relations Federation

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Sherry Harlow, APR
Director, Marketing and Public Relations
Eglin Federal Credit Union
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Adam Kelley, APR
Corporate Communication Manager
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

PRSA National Board Liaison

Kathleen Donohue Rennie, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
New Jersey City University/The McGraw group
Union, NJ

PRSA Staff Contacts for UAB