Commission Members

Vickee Jordan Adams
PRSA Foundation
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Wells Fargo & Company

Bruce Berger, Ph.D.
The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations
Professor Emeritus, Advertising and Public Relations
University of Alabama
CPRE Steering Committee

Shannon A. Bowen, Ph.D.
The Arthur W. Page Society
Professor
University of South Carolina

Denise Bortree, Ph.D.
Arthur W. Page Center
Associate Professor
Penn State University

Douglas F. Cannon, Ph.D., APR+M, Fellow PRSA
Universal Accreditation Board
Director of Undergraduate Programs, Department of Communication
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

John R. Deats
At Large Member
Adjunct Instructor
New York University

Marcia W. DiStaso, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor and Chair of Public Relations Department
University of Florida
Immediate Past Chair, CPRE

Melissa D. Dodd, Ph.D., APR
At Large Member
Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida

Sandra Duhé, Ph.D., MBA, APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Associate Professor, Director of Public Relations
and Chair of the Division of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs
Southern Methodist University

Sally Falkow
Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board
CEO
Meritus Media

Denise P. Ferguson, Ph.D., APR
National Communication Association, Public Relations Division
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Azusa Pacific University

Terence (Terry) Flynn, Ph.D., APR, FCPRS
At Large Member
Associate Professor
McMaster University

John E. Forde, Ph.D. APR, Fellow PRSA
Universal Accreditation Board
Professor and Head, Department of Communication
Mississippi State University

Del Galloway, APR, Fellow PRSA
Vice President, Communications, Atlantic Region
Wells Fargo
CPRE Steering Committee

Sara Ghazali
PR Council
Vice President, Director of Communications
PR Council

Karla K. Gower, Ph.D.
The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations
Professor and Director, The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations
University of Alabama

Gregor Halff
Global Alliance for Public Relations and Strategic Communications
Dean
Copenhagen Business School

Anthony Hicks, M.A., APR
Public Relations Society of America
Director of Public Relations
Shelby Residential & Vocational Services, Inc. (SRVS)

Chun-Ju Flora Hung-Baesecke
International Communications Association, Public Relations Division
Senior Lecturer, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Massey University

Emily S. Kinsky, Ph.D.
At Large Member
Associate Professor
West Texas A&M University

Spiro Kiousis, Ph.D., APR
At Large Member
Professor of Public Relations and Executive Associate Dean
University of Florida

Sarab Kochhar, Ph.D.
Institute for Public Relations
Director of Research
Institute for Public Relations

Nance Larsen, APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Vice President, Integrated Marketing Communications
The STRIVE Group

Kathleen L. Lewton, M.H.A., M.S.J., APR, Fellow PRSA
Principal
Lewton, Seekins & Trester
Co-Chair, CPRE

Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR
Institute for Public Relations
President and CEO
Institute for Public Relations

Gary D. McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA
Principal
GMc Communications
Vice Chair, CPRE

Ángeles Moreno, Ph.D.
European Public Relations Education and Research Association
Executive Director, European Public Relations Education and Research Association
Professor (TU),
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Dean E. Mundy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Oregon
Secretary-Treasurer, CPRE

Mickey Nall, MAMC, APR, Fellow PRSA
PRSA Educational Affairs Committee
Consultant

Torod Neptune
At Large Member
Chief Communications Officer
Lenovo Group

Julie O’Neil, Ph.D.
At Large Member
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Strategic Communication,
Texas Christian University

John Paluszek, APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Executive Editor
Business in Society
CPRE Steering Committee

Richelle Payne
National Black PR Society
Assistant Director for Business Development
The Initiative for Family Business and Entrepreneurship

Blair Peberdy
Canadian Public Relations Society
Vice President, Government & Corporate Relations
Alectra Inc.

Judith T. Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA
PRSA Educational Affairs Committee
President
PhairAdvantage Communications, LLC

Kenneth D. Plowman, Ph.D. APR
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Relations Division
Associate Professor
Brigham Young University

Sonja Popp-Stahly, APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Global Employee Communications
Eli Lilly and Company
CPRE Steering Committee

Gemma Puglisi, M.A.
Public Relations Society of America
Assistant Professor, School of Communication
American University

Kathleen Donohue Rennie, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Associate Professor
New Jersey City University

Maria Russell, APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Director, Executive Education and Professor
Syracuse University

Hongmei Shen, Ph.D., APR
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Public Relations Division
Associate Professor
San Diego State University

Hilary Fussell Sisco, Ph.D., APR
PRSA Educators Academy
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Strategic Communication
Quinnipiac University
CPRE Steering Committee

Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, Ph.D.
The Arthur W. Page Society
Professor
Purdue University

Ralph Tench, Ph.D.
European Public Relations Education and Research Association
Director of Research, Leeds Business School
Leeds Beckett University

Amy Thurlow, Ph.D., APR, FCPRS
Canadian Public Relations Society
Associate Professor
Mount Saint Vincent University

Elizabeth L. Toth, Ph.D., APR, Fellow, PRSA
Professor
University of Maryland, College Park
Co-Chair, CPRE

Katerina Tsetsura, Ph.D.
International Communication Association, Public Relations Division
Gaylord Family Professor of Strategic Communication/Public Relations
University of Oklahoma

Judy VanSlyke Turk, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA
At Large Member
Professor Emerita
Virginia Commonwealth University

Jean Valin APR, Fellow CPRS, Hon. Fellow CIPR
Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management
Principal
Valin Strategic Communications

Renee Wilson
PR Council
President
PR Council