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2016 Universal Accreditation Board Members

Public Relations Society of America

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Elizabeth McMillan, APR
Director, Corporate Communications
Alpharetta, GA
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Judy Katzel, APR
Vice Chair
KDK Consulting Group
Portland, ME
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John E. Forde, APR, Fellow PRSA
Immediate Past Chair
Professor and Head
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS
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Diane W. Jones, MPA, APR
DJ Public Relations
Trinity, FL
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Ann P. Knabe, Ph.D., APR+M
Dean of Students
National Defense University
College of International Security Affairs
Arlington, VA
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Mitchell E. Marovitz, Ph.D., APR
Chair, PR Program and Collegiate Professor
The Graduate School University of Maryland University College
Largo, MD
Katherine Leigh Mason, APR
Katherine Leigh Mason, APR
InFlection Point Communications, LLC
Atlanta, GA
Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR
President & CEO
Institute for Public Relations
Seattle, WA
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Kathleen Donohue Rennie, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
Associate Professor/Partner
NJ City University/The mcgraw group
Union, NJ
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Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D., APR
Professor and Director
School of Journalism & Media Studies
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
Richard G. Steele, APR+M (photo)
Richard G. Steele, APR+M
Vice President, DVIDS
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
Encompass Digital Media Inc.
Atlanta, GA
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
R. Giblin Marketing & Communications LLC
Jefferson, 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, Donor Program Development
LifeQuest Organ Recovery Service
Gainesville, FL
Lanette Hart, APR, CPRC
Hart & Associates
Jacksonville, FL

Maine Public Relations Council

Eric Blom, APR
External Communications Manager
Hannaford Supermarkets
Portland, ME

National Association of Government Communicators

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Laura A. Kirkpatrick, APR
Dir., Public Information and Tourism
Monmouth County, NJ
Freehold, NJ

National School Public Relations Association

Barb Nicol, APR
Barbara Nicol Public Relations
Minneapolis, MN

Religion Communicators Council

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Douglas F. Cannon, Ph.D., APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Professor of Practice, Dept. of Communication
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Blacksburg, VA

Southern Public Relations Federation

Caron K. Blanton, APR
Caron K. Blanton, APR
Communication Director
Mississippi Public Universities
Jackson, MS
Adam Kelley, APR
Corporate Communication & Marketing Manager
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

PRSA National Board Liaison

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Anthony W. D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor of Practice
Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, NY

PRSA Staff Contacts for UAB

Judy Voss, APR
Director, Professional Development
33 Maiden Lane, 11 Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 460-1480
Kathy C. Mulvihill
Sr. Manager, Accreditation
33 Maiden Lane, 11 Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 460-1436