About Us

NCPRSA Conference 2022

Who We Are

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) empowers its members to succeed at every stage of their careers through a wide breadth of professional development, networking and leadership opportunities. Guided by its Code of Ethics, PRSA is collectively represented by 110 Chapters and 14 Professional Interest Sections, as well as on nearly 375 college and university campuses in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Argentina, Colombia and Peru through its student organization, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Click here to learn more.

Benefits of Membership

Networking • Learning •  Professional Recognition  •  Industry Intelligence

Board of Directors


Frank Williams

President, Pioneer Strategies

Kiersten Wolf Williams

Principal, Genesis Strategies
Immediate Past President
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Van Denton

Director of Corporate Communications, NC Education Lottery
President Elect & Seminar Chair
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Kati Moore

Communications Specialist, Society for the Study of Evolution
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David Hamilton

Sr. Communications Manager, North America at Lenovo
Vice President & Membership Chair

Mark Hoskins

Senior Communications Manager, Okta

Rhonda Greene

Information and News Services Manager at North Carolina State University
Assembly Delegate #1

Sarah Hattman, APR

Freelance PR Consultant
Director, APR Chair

Corinne Watson

Director of Communications and Events, Victra
Assembly Delegate #3

Matt Lail, APR

Director, Marketing Communications & Public Relations, Verdesian Life Sciences
Director, Awards Co-Chair
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Victoria Moore

Account Executive, Largemouth Communications, Inc.
Director, Programs Chair

Kalyca Becktel, Ph.D., APR

Assistant Professor of Public Relations, North Carolina State University 
Director, Awards Co-Chair

Jenny Shields, APR

Director of Public and Media Relations, Center for Community Self-Help/Self-Help Credit Union
Assembly Delegate #2

Ayana Hernandez

Director of Public Relations, North Carolina Central University
Director, Diversity Chair
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Zach Drennan

Senior Creative Strategies, Pioneer Strategies
Director, Website Chair
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Kelly Crosby

Senior Account Leader, Pioneer Strategies
Director, Communication Chair

Riley Templeton

North America Equity & Justice Practice Deputy (Associate Director), APCO Worldwide
Director, PRSSA Chair

Glen Gillen, APR

Manager, Regional Communications & Outreach, Western Governors University
Director, Ethics Chair

Olivia Schlabach

Associate Vice President, FINN Partners
Director, Sponsorship Chair