PRSA-Detroit Elects Industry Leaders to Serve As Officers

          PRSA-Detroit Elects Industry Leaders to Serve As Officers

PR Newswire

DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2013

DETROIT, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Public relations professionals from
across the region recently elected new officers to lead Detroit's chapter of
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

The 400-member chapter elected officers and members to its board of directors

  oIncoming president, John Austerberry, APR, DTE Energy
  oPresident-elect, Dan Artman, APR, Plante Moran
  oTreasurer, Debra Lacey, APR, Johnson Controls
  oSecretary, Don Tanner, Tanner Friedman
  oImmediate past president, Jennifer Flowers, APR, Henry Ford Health System
  oBoard member, Jasmin Nadalizadeh, Stratacomm
  oBoard member, Tom O'Connell, BusinessWire
  oBoard member, Katy Teer, Plex Systems.

The newly elected officers and directors join current board members:

  oCarolyn Artman, APR, Quicken Loans
  oHope Brown, APR, PublicCity PR
  oJim Burke, Federal-Mogul Corporation
  oKarah Davenport, Stratacomm
  oMelanie Davis, APR, The Adcraft Club
  oKim Eberhardt, Tanner Friedman
  oMelissa Vander Laan, APR, Weber Shandwick
  oTim Wieland, APR, Airfoil

"I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this great chapter," Austerberry
said. "In the last few months I've met PRSA leaders from across the county and
I was proud to see the high regard they have for the Detroit chapter. I am
certain we can build on that reputation in 2013. Our leaders and member
volunteers already have plans in place for programs and events that will
provide real value to our members, our profession and our community."

About PRSA-Detroit
The Detroit Chapter of PRSA was established in 1947 and is one of six founding
Chapters of PRSA, the world's largest organization for public relations
professionals with nearly 32,000 professional and student members. PRSA
Detroit is one of the largest chapters of PRSA with approximately 400
members-from students to seasoned professionals, who represent business and
industry, agencies, solo practitioners, associations, nonprofit organizations
and government entities. The chapter is committed to education and diversity,
and serves as a gateway to public relations professionals by providing
educational and career opportunities for its members. Visit, follow PRSA-Detroit on Twitter (@PRSADetroit) and
Facebook (PRSA Detroit Chapter), or e-mail for more


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