The October 20 Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Awards ceremony served as the PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter annual meeting. At this time, Chapter members voted in approval on a slate of board officers, directors and assembly delegates to lead the chapter in 2017.
Your PRSA SD/IC 2017 Board of Directors will be:
President: Melissa Cameron (2018)
Vice President, Southwest Strategies
President-Elect: Jenny Corsey, APR (2017)*
Independent Consultant, Corsey Communications
Secretary: Brianne Mundy Page (2018)
Program Manager, Donate Life California
Treasurer: Bill Gay, APR, Fellow PRSA (2017)
Principal, Reliance PR
Past President: Blake Nelson, APR (2017)*
Founder, My Sage PR
Continuing Board of Directors
Mike Daily, APR (2018)*
Associate, Booze Allen Hamilton
Nikki Jimenez (2017)
Account Manager, Focuscom Inc.
Danielle Johnson Hoffpauir (2018)
Publicist, J Public Relations
Sarah Mojarro Lemons (2018)
On-Site Communication Specialist, Katz & Associates
Maria McGregor (2018)
Corporate Communications Manager, Sempra Energy
Ann Marie Price (2017)
Account Executive, Scatena Daniels Communications
Julie Smith-Taylor, APR (2018)
Partner/Creative Strategist, Taylor & Coates PR
Krystin Williamson (2017)
Account Manager, Allison+Partners
New Board Members
Craig Balben, APR (2019)
Public Affairs Representative, San Diego County Water Authority
Lauren Fimbres Wood (2019)
Director, Public Relations, i.d.e.a.
Katie Nieri (2019)
Senior Account Executive, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
Hope Reilly (2019)
Manager of Public Affairs & Chief Social Media Strategist, Southwest Strategies
*Denotes an Assembly Delegate
The end of each board member’s term is listed in parentheses.
The Board of Directors extends its appreciation to the following outgoing board members for their years of service to PRSA: Amber Albrecht, APR; Jessica Geiszler; Hezekiah Herrera, APR, CDP; and Kristin Reinhardt.