Chapter Committees

    If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact us.

    Accreditation Committee

    This committee encourages professionals to pursue their Accreditation in Public Relations. It helps them prepare to pass PRSA's APR readiness review and exam. Committee contact: Sid Bridge, APR

    Awards Committee

    This committee oversees our chapter's annual awards program. This includes the Pinnacle Awards for outstanding work as well as our P. Lee Starkey Award for outstanding service, Professional of the Year Award and Rising Star Award. Committee contact: Lori Crouch, APR, board liaison

    Diversity Committee

    Coordinates chapter programs to promote and create awareness of ethnic and cultural diversity in the public relations profession. Committee contact: Rebecca Hansen

    Membership Committee

    This committee attracts and welcomes new members and makes sure current members are engaged and getting the most from their membership. Committee contact: Jim Hoeft, APR, board liaison

    Professional Development & PROGRAM Committee

    This committee plans and oversees chapter meetings, workshops, and other professional development opportunities bringing interesting and timely topics and excellent presenters to share insight with our members and guests. Committee contact: Jordan-Ashley Walker

    Public Service Committee

    This committee puts the expertise of chapter members to work helping help charitable organizations in Hampton Roads. Committee contact: Vanessa Coria

    Nominating COMMITTEE

    This committee proposes officers and directors for the coming year. Committee members are chosen by the chapter president in the fall.