News: President's Messages

July President’s Message
June 29, 2017
June President’s Message
June 01, 2017
PRSA Richmond supports PRSSA chapters at Longwood University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. In May, the board voted to take on another PRSSA chapter at James Madison University.
May President’s Message: Forming, Building and Maintaining Relationships
April 29, 2017
If someone asked you to define public relations, would you talk about social media posts, press releases and talking points, or would you share something much broader about PR’s role?
April President’s Message
April 02, 2017
As one of 112 chapters in the Public Relations Society of America, PRSA Richmond stands above the rest with its professional development, member engagement and efficient organization.
March President’s Message
February 25, 2017
May 15, 2013, was the highlight of my professional career—the night I won a Virginia Public Relations Award. Recognition for hard work is always nice, but I don’t think there is anything else I could have done professionally that could have boosted my confidence in my knowledge, skills and abilities as much as winning that award did.
February President’s Message
January 28, 2017
The stories you tell for your organization or client should define your values and demonstrate your commitment. If you cannot authentically engage with stakeholders, don’t.
January President’s Message
January 01, 2017
The PRSA Richmond board met in December to start working on chapter initiatives for the year. Each of the programs and resources will showcase our teamwork and highlight how PR professionals act as coaches, referees, cheerleaders and captains.
November President’s Message
October 27, 2016
Joined by other PRSA Richmond members, I was in Indianapolis for four days in late October for PRSA’s Leadership Assembly and the 2016 PRSA International Conference.
October President’s Message
September 30, 2016
PRSA Richmond is one of the strongest and most active PRSA chapters in the country.
September President’s Message
August 23, 2016
PRSA Richmond is gearing up for a busy fall! September through December is a hectic time of year for everyone, but take time to add PRSA Richmond programs to your schedule.
June President’s Message
May 26, 2016
The Virginia Public Relations Awards is one of my favorite PRSA Richmond events of the year. The 69th annual awards ceremony took place on May 18 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and it was the largest events in PRSA Richmond’s history with over 320 attendees.
May President’s Message
April 28, 2016
More than a dozen participants from around the country came to Richmond April 6-9 for the APR Bootcamp. The Richmond chapter alone now has eight new APRs!