News: President's Messages

March President’s Message
March 01, 2018
It’s no secret that the public relations industry has a diversity problem.
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Meet Marian Mahon, PRSA Richmond’s president in 1975
February 08, 2018
While Mahon displayed a natural talent for public relations – it wasn’t her chosen career path. But a mix of talent, tenacity and a few fortuitous conversations propelled her toward a fulfilling and impactful career.
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February President’s Message: Introducing #IAMPRSARVA
January 31, 2018
#IAMPRSARVA will celebrate the diversity, smart voices and unique perspectives throughout PRSA Richmond via a variety of initiatives this year.
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January President’s Message: PRSA in 2018
January 02, 2018
I’m thrilled to jump into 2018 as PRSA Richmond’s president. Before the holiday break, our board met for a planning session to brainstorm the year ahead, and there are several new things to be excited about this year.
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November President’s Message: Celebrating the Big Win
October 31, 2017
Thank you to all the members who came to luncheons, posted on social media and showed up for networking events. Your support this year was inspiring and energizing.
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October President’s Message
October 01, 2017
Can I Give You Some Advice?
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September President’s Message
September 01, 2017
Over the summer, the PRSA National Board of Directors did a deep-dive review of bylaws, policies and procedures.
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July President’s Message
June 29, 2017
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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