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2017 Universal Accreditation Board Members

Public Relations Society of America

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Judy Katzel, APR
UAB Chair
KDK Consulting Group
Portland, ME
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Mitchell E. Marovitz, Ph.D., APR
UAB Vice Chair
Chair, PR Program and Collegiate Professor
The Graduate School University of Maryland University College
Largo, MD
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Elizabeth McMillan, APR
UAB Immediate Past Chair
Director, Corporate Communications
Alpharetta, GA
David Eaheart
David Eaheart, APR
Director, Communications & Marketing
Seaboard Foods
Shawnee Mission, KS
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John E. Forde, APR, Fellow PRSA
Professor and Head
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS
Amy J. Hurd, APR
Director of Communications
TN Conference of United Methodist Church
Nashville, TN
Kevin P. Kane, APR
Corp. Comm Special Project Manager
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Rochester, NY
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Ann P. Knabe, Ph.D., APR+M
Dean of Students
National Defense University
College of International Security Affairs
Arlington, VA
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
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
Division Chair, Community Public Relations
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Asociación de Relacionistas Profesionales de Puerto Rico

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

California Association of Public Information Officials

Rachel Ann McGuire, MBA, APR (photo)
Rachel McGuire, MBA, APR
Communications Manager
Western Municipal Water District
Riverside, CA

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

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

Photo of Douglas Cannon, APR+M, Fellow PRSA
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

Samantha Villegas, APR
Samantha Julie Villegas, APR
South Riding, VA

PRSA Staff Contact for UAB

Kathy C. Mulvihill
Sr. Manager, Accreditation
120 Wall Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 460-1436