BOARD OF DIRECTORS, COMMITTEE CHAIRS AND MEMBERS

2021 Board of Directors

President Deeksha Kapoor
President-Elect Hyacinth Rucker
Immediate Past President Allyson Johnson, APR
Director of Operations & Research Rachel Wheeler
Director of Finance Mark Back
Director of Communications Jennifer Hashem
Director of Member Services Kara Seward
Director of Membership Samantha Sandala
Director of Professional Development Katrina Youngs
Director of Advocacy & Ethics Jennifer Dzwonar, APR, Fellow PRSA
Assembly Delegates Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR, Fellow PRSA
Andrea Farmer, APR
Hyacinth Rucker

2021 Committee Chairs and Members

Operations & Research
Research (Vacant)
Strategic Planning (Vacant)
Finance
Scholarships Sam Perry, chair
Sponsorships Hannah Derleth, chair
Communications
Blog Stefanie Leiter, chair
Social Media Amber Stinson, co-chair

Jennifer Donovan, co-chair

Newsletter & Emails Lauren O’Dell Sidler, chair

Ashlynn Neumeyer, committee member

Website Laura Forbes, committee member
Graphic Design Jeffrey Himes, committee member
DE&I Liaison Brytnie Jones, committee member
Member Services
Accreditation (Vacant)
Mentor Matching Paige Liston, chair
Pinnacle Awards Paul Shepherd, APR, chair
Kylee Kendall, committee member
Ashlee Willocks, committee member
Statewide Outreach Nichole Thomas, chair
Membership
Member Retention Anna Roolf, chair
PRSSA Greta Snell, chair

Chelsea Chapman, committee member
Vanessa Smith, committee member

New Member Outreach Colleen Baker, chair
Professional Development
Luncheons Brandi Pahl, committee member
Meet the Media Whitney Riggs, chair
Teresa Mackin, committee member
Laura Schafsnitz, committee member
Lauren Schregardus, committee member
Special Events Tim Coxey, APR, co-chair
Molly Zentz, APR, co-chair
DE&I Liaison Denise Herd
Advocacy & Ethics
Multicultural Affairs/Diversity Brytnie Jones, chair
Denise Herd, committee member
Ethics Judy Palermo, chair