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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Minnesota PRSA Announces 2016 Leadership

The Minnesota chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) today announced that it has installed its executive leadership team and Board of Directors for 2016. Minnesota PRSA is the ninth-largest chapter of PRSA, the world’s leading organization for public relations professionals.
Led by new President Jason Sprenger, APR, president of Game Changer Communications, Minnesota PRSA is comprised of more than 400 corporate, agency, independent, non-profit and government public relations professionals from Minnesota, the Dakotas and Western Wisconsin. Through its programs and services, Minnesota PRSA delivers on its mission of engaging members at every stage of their careers with the knowledge, resources and connections to achieve professional excellence, driving ethical and strategic outcomes, and advocating for the profession.

“It is an exciting time to be involved with Minnesota PRSA, which has been an integral part of the communication scene in the Upper Midwest for about 70 years,” said Sprenger. “Communicators in today’s global society must be empowered on as many platforms and channels as possible. Accordingly, we’re doing more than ever before to help our hundreds of members engage, connect with and learn from each other and the broader business community.  We’re committed to ensuring that Minnesota PRSA and its members continue to grow, and that the chapter remains an essential servant to and resource for our community."

The chapter’s 2016 leadership consists of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors as follows:

Executive Committee
·       President – Jason Sprenger, APR, Game Changer Communications
·       President Elect – Heather Cmiel, APR,3M
·       Treasurer – Eva Keiser, APR, the plural i
·       Secretary – Gregory J. Zimprich, APR, Fellow PRSA, Honeywell
·       Ethics Officer – Margaret Ann Hennen, APR, Fellow PRSA, Hennen Communication, LLC
·       Immediate Past President – Joel Swanson, APR, MACT, Risdall Public Relations

Board of Directors
·       Kent Kaiser, PhD, APR, University of Northwestern
·       Jill Lewis, APR, Weber Shandwick
·       Karen Lyons, APR, Prime Therapeutics
·       Susan Walton, APR, Fellow PRSA ,University of North Dakota

About Minnesota PRSA      
Minnesota PRSA is the ninth-largest chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals with nearly 32,000 professional and student members. A strong, active part of Minnesota’s communications community since 1953, Minnesota PRSA’s membership is comprised of more than 400 corporate, agency, independent, non-profit and government public relations professionals from Minnesota, the Dakotas and Western Wisconsin. Through its programs and services, Minnesota PRSA delivers on its mission of engaging members at every stage of their careers with the knowledge, resources and connections to achieve professional excellence, drive ethical and strategic outcomes, and advocate for the profession. Learn more at www.mnprsa.com