Raleigh Public Relations Society Names 2013-2014 Board of Directors
Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 7, 2013 — The Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS), a professional development organization for Triangle communications professionals, today announced its new board of directors, which includes two new members.*
The board’s term will run until November 2014 and includes:
· Kelly Propst, (Largemouth Communications), president
· Christa Leupen, (S&A Cherokee), vice president
· Crystal Roberts, (Mountaintop Productions), secretary
· Eva Hornak, (S.T. Wooten Corporation), treasurer
· Sarah Walston*, (Marbles Kids Museum), membership chair
· Lauren Brown, (S&A Cherokee), publicity chair
· Sarah Findle*, (IMRE), social media chair
· Lindsay Priester, (Bolt PR), awards chair
· Margot Horgan, (Clairemont Communications), banquet chair
· Katy Hipp Burgwyn, (Marbles Kids Museum), member at large
· Stephanie Llorente, (Butterball, LLC), member at large and immediate past president
”We’re excited to have such a distinct group of communications practitioners on our board for the coming year,” said Kelly Propst, president, RPRS. “Each of these individuals brings a unique perspective and a well-rounded experience to the organization. We look forward to another great year of providing educational and professional development opportunities for our members, as well as working with other industry groups to advance the profession within the Triangle.”
The board is responsible for all RPRS professional development programs including monthly lunch meetings and the annual Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Excellence in Communication, which recognizes the best public relations campaigns and tactics in North Carolina.
Individual and corporate memberships for RPRS are available for public relations practitioners in and around the Triangle. For more information, visit www.rprs.org.
For more than 50 years, the Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS) has advanced the art and science of public relations and strengthened communication, understanding and cooperation among diverse individuals, organizations and institutions throughout the Triangle. For more information, visit www.rprs.org.