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CPRS Hamilton Announces 2016-17 Board of Directors

May 12, 2016

Read more on the Hamilton Spectator.

On May 10, 2016, the membership of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), Hamilton Chapter, approved a new Board of Directors for 2016-2017.

2015-16 was a successful year for the non-profit society which represents public relations and communication practitioners across Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario. CPRS Hamilton now has over 100 full members and the highest APR accreditation rate in Canada. The society also launched a new website as the StartUP with CPRS Hamilton initiative, which provides pro-bono public relations counsel to small business owners.

There are still a few positions open on the 2016-17 board. If you are interested in serving, please contact Communication Co-Chairs Dustin Manley and Alex Anderson.


Board Position Name
Co-presidents Mark Gregory Lisa Stocco, APR
Vice President Dan Muys, APR
Past President Alex Sevigny, PhD, APR
Secretary Andrea Swinden
Treasurer Open
Accreditation Heather Pullen, APR, MCM
Business Development Jodie Sales, APR
Communications Dustin Manley Alex Anderson
Events Jay Milllington
Membership Carrie Beatty One position open
Mentorship Holly Unruh

Kim Sopko

Pinnacles Two positions open
Professional Development Kalvin Reid One position open
E-Newsletter Editor Carla Marshall
Student Liaison TBD


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Media Contacts:

Dustin Manley, Alex Anderson                                                                                                                                                   Communications Co-Chairs, CPRS Hamilton 416-578-0285