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Each year, PRSA Maryland Chapter installs a new board of directors and member volunteers who work together to ensure the Chapter achieves its mission, plans professional programs, and grows membership. Today, the Chapter is pleased to present you with the slate for the 2021 board of directors for your review.
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Executive Committee


David Marshall, Ph.D., APR

Professor and Chair

Department of Strategic Communication

Morgan State University


Vice President

Emily McDermott


Van Eperen



Tracy Imm, M.S., M.B.A.

Founder Tracy Imm Worldwide, LLC



Renata Allen, M.B.A.

Director, Scheduling & Events

Baltimore City Community College


Immediate Past President

Lisa Brusio Coster, MA.


Coster Communications, Ltd.



Nikki Bracy, M.S.M.

PR & Social Media Supervisor


Area of Board Responsibility: Communications


Jeffrey A. Davis, APR

Managing Partner

Van Eperen

Area of Board Responsibility: Communications


Laurie Farrell

President and Owner

Mission Street Communications

Area of Board Responsibility: Sponsorships


Melanie Formentin, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor of Public Relations

Towson University

Areas of Board Responsibility: PRSSA Liaison 


Dianna Fornaro, M.A, APR

Senior Communications Specialist

Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

Area of Board Leadership: Accreditation (APR)


Kaletha Henry, M.F.A.


Be Local Go Global

Area of Board Leadership; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Lisa Lance, M.A.

Director of Communications and Marketing

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Area of Board Leadership: Membership


Tia Malloy, M.S.

Communication Strategist

Applied Development LLC

Area of Board Leadership: Professional Development and Programming


Mary Miles

PR & Digital Strategist

Weinberg Harris & Associates

Area of Board Leadership: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Anthony Naglieri, M.P.A

Chief of Staff & Head of Communications


Area of Board Leadership: Community Service and Engagement


Phillip Yerby

Group Manager

Weber Shandwick

Area of Board Leadership: Membership


Assembly Delegates serve as 

1) the Chapter’s representatives at PRSA Leadership Assembly, and 
2) liaison between the Society and Chapter.

 Cathy E. Nyce, M.A.


Marketing and Communications, Maryland Auto Insurance


Kenneth R. Smith, APR


Global Sales and Strategy Communications



PRSA Maryland Chapter members:

Voting for the 2021 board of directors will commence on November 9 via Survey Monkey. Please watch your inbox for your chance to vote.

If you are interested in holding a leadership position within PRSA Maryland or running for any of the  board seats above, please contact info@PRSAMD.org within the next 30 days.

We are also seeking volunteers to chair or be part of a committee. Not sure why you should volunteer? Finding your place in PRSA Maryland will answer a few of your questions. You can also click here to take a simple poll.

Thank You to Our Chapter Sponsors

Thank You to Our Chapter Sponsors