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Thank you to our volunteer judges!

We put out the call for volunteers to help judge the Central Michigan PACE Awards and these volunteers heeded the call! To get it all done, nine teams judged 84 entries (36 campaigns/48 tactics) in 24 categories. While some teams met in person, others...

Member Profile: Emily McDermott

As an account supervisor at Van Eperen, Emily McDermott guides client strategy and manages accounts, overseeing client teams and deliverables. Emily also contributes to Van Eperen’s communications and supports business development in addition to recruiting and...

Member Profile: Ben Caplan, Strategic Factory

As a senior project manager of Strategic Factory , Ben Caplan is responsible for assisting clients with branding and marketing through print and direct mail, signage and display, digital media and promotional advertisings. He recently volunteered on the 2017 Best in...

Call for Judges for Central Michigan PACE Awards

We’re looking for a few (or many) PR pros to serve as judges for the Central Michigan PACE awards. Judging is expected to begin around February 19 and last approximately two weeks (exact dates TBD). As a judge, you will have the opportunity to peruse the...

Member Profile: Phillip Yerby, Weber Shandwick

Phill YerbyWeber Shandwick As the senior manager, client experience at Weber Shandwick, PRSA Maryland Chapter Board of Directors member Phill Yerby is the strategic account lead for clients across numerous industries including energy, telecommunications, insurance and...

Claudia Ciolfi Reelected as Board President of PRSA Maryland Chapter

We are pleased to announce that Claudia Ciolfi, Manager of Public Relations and Strategic Communications at Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company, has been reelected president of the chapter’s board of directors for a second term effective January 1,...

Dana Vickers Shelley Named 2017 Educator of the Year

Morgan State University Faculty Member Honored With Best In Maryland Award Public Relations Society of America Maryland Board of Directors announced its selection of Dana Vickers Shelley as its 2017 Public Relations Educator of the Year. A strategic communication...

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If you want to develop your communications skills and grow your career, then PRSA Maryland is the professional organization for you. You won’t be disappointed. I promise.

– Claudia Ciolfi, PRSA Maryland President (2017)

Manager of PR and Strategic Communications, Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

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– Lisa Brusio Coster

President, Coster Communications, Ltd.

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– Dan Dunne, APR

Director of Communications, Erickson Living.

PRSA is really all about the people you meet and the relationships you develop, and it all leads to personal and professional development, increasing your value in the workplace.

– Jeffrey A. Davis, APR

Managing Director, Van Eperen.

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