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EMU PRSSA E-Board elections March 14!

EMU PRSSA will be electing the new 2017-2018 executive board at our Tuesday, March 14 meeting. Elections will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. in SC 304.

To apply for any E-Board position, members must submit a letter of intent (a cover letter) that states why they would be a good fit for the position and why they want the position. Please submit a resume with your letter. Please submit all applications by Friday, March 10.

E-BOARD MEMBERS MUST BE PAID EMU PRSSA MEMBERS, OR WILLING TO BECOME PAID MEMBERS IN THE FALL SEMESTERS.

Positions available include:

  1. President: Organize the general and executive board meetings in association with the Vice President of Member Relations and oversee the flow of the organization as a whole. Assist with special projects; act as a liaison to PRSA Detroit and official advisors, assist in the coordination in the fall Student Development Conference.
  2. Vice President of Professional Development: Assist in coordination of the Student Development Conference, assist with special projects. Help obtain portfolio opportunities for members, coordinate professional development efforts, continue to add internship contacts to the internship spreadsheet, work with the members to find internships, handle alumni information.
  3. Vice President of Member Relations: Manage the PRSSA Gmail account. Check account daily and forward emails where they need to go. Communicate with members to find out their idea of what they want out of membership in PRSSA, create surveys to assess interest in member topics, liaison between members and executive board, coordinate outreach to PR related classes to talk about PRSSA, contact all new members to make them feel welcome.
  4. Chief Financial Officer: Process requisitions and account transactions, act as principle advisor for fundraising, oversee fundraising committee, keep updated and accurate account records, keep executive knowledgeable of financial status including outstanding balances, etc.
  5. Vice President of Public Relations: Distribute flyers and other materials to potential members. Write and submit press releases to local media outlets when required, clip articles with PRSSA mentions in published materials, maintain and update bulletin boards throughout campus, manage blog.
  6. Director of Social Media: Maintain social media presence of EMU PRSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  7. Vice President of Special Events and Programs: Plan the induction ceremony and spring gala, assist VP of Member Relations in planning social events for members, coordinate the Student Development Conference, assist in any other special projects as they come up.
  8. Vice President of External Relations: Coordinate chapter events and activities outside of regularly scheduled PRSSA functions or events. This includes at least one community outreach event each year and overseeing the logistics of the Bateman Competition.

To see a more detailed list of each position’s job responsibilities, click here: Executive Board Positions.

EMU PRSSA E-Board Elections March 14!

EMU PRSSA will be electing the new 2017-2018 executive board at our Tuesday, March 14 meeting. Elections will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. in SC 304.

To apply for any E-Board position, members must submit a letter of intent (a cover letter) that states why they would be a good fit for the position and why they want the position. Please submit a resume with your letter. Please submit all applications by Friday, March 10.

E-BOARD MEMBERS MUST BE PAID EMU PRSSA MEMBERS, OR WILLING TO BECOME PAID MEMBERS IN THE FALL SEMESTERS.

Positions available include:

  1. President: Organize the general and executive board meetings in association with the Vice President of Member Relations and oversee the flow of the organization as a whole. Assist with special projects; act as a liaison to PRSA Detroit and official advisors, assist in the coordination in the fall Student Development Conference.
  2. Vice President of Professional Development: Assist in coordination of the Student Development Conference, assist with special projects. Help obtain portfolio opportunities for members, coordinate professional development efforts, continue to add internship contacts to the internship spreadsheet, work with the members to find internships, handle alumni information.
  3. Vice President of Member Relations: Manage the PRSSA Gmail account. Check account daily and forward emails where they need to go. Communicate with members to find out their idea of what they want out of membership in PRSSA, create surveys to assess interest in member topics, liaison between members and executive board, coordinate outreach to PR related classes to talk about PRSSA, contact all new members to make them feel welcome.
  4. Chief Financial Officer: Process requisitions and account transactions, act as principle advisor for fundraising, oversee fundraising committee, keep updated and accurate account records, keep executive knowledgeable of financial status including outstanding balances, etc.
  5. Vice President of Public Relations: Distribute flyers and other materials to potential members. Write and submit press releases to local media outlets when required, clip articles with PRSSA mentions in published materials, maintain and update bulletin boards throughout campus, manage blog.
  6. Director of Social Media: Maintain social media presence of EMU PRSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  7. Vice President of Special Events and Programs: Plan the induction ceremony and spring gala, assist VP of Member Relations in planning social events for members, coordinate the Student Development Conference, assist in any other special projects as they come up.
  8. Vice President of External Relations: Coordinate chapter events and activities outside of regularly scheduled PRSSA functions or events. This includes at least one community outreach event each year and overseeing the logistics of the Bateman Competition.

To see a more detailed list of each position’s job responsibilities, click here: Executive Board Positions.

EMU PRSSA E-Board elections March 14!

EMU PRSSA will be electing the new 2017-2018 executive board at our Tuesday, March 14 meeting. Elections will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. in SC 304.

To apply for any E-Board position, members must submit a letter of intent (a cover letter) that states why they would be a good fit for the position and why they want the position. Please submit a resume with your letter. Please submit all applications by Friday, March 10.

E-BOARD MEMBERS MUST BE PAID EMU PRSSA MEMBERS, OR WILLING TO BECOME PAID MEMBERS IN THE FALL SEMESTERS.

Positions available include:

  1. President: Organize the general and executive board meetings in association with the Vice President of Member Relations and oversee the flow of the organization as a whole. Assist with special projects; act as a liaison to PRSA Detroit and official advisors, assist in the coordination in the fall Student Development Conference.
  2. Vice President of Professional Development: Assist in coordination of the Student Development Conference, assist with special projects. Help obtain portfolio opportunities for members, coordinate professional development efforts, continue to add internship contacts to the internship spreadsheet, work with the members to find internships, handle alumni information.
  3. Vice President of Member Relations: Manage the PRSSA Gmail account. Check account daily and forward emails where they need to go. Communicate with members to find out their idea of what they want out of membership in PRSSA, create surveys to assess interest in member topics, liaison between members and executive board, coordinate outreach to PR related classes to talk about PRSSA, contact all new members to make them feel welcome.
  4. Chief Financial Officer: Process requisitions and account transactions, act as principle advisor for fundraising, oversee fundraising committee, keep updated and accurate account records, keep executive knowledgeable of financial status including outstanding balances, etc.
  5. Vice President of Public Relations: Distribute flyers and other materials to potential members. Write and submit press releases to local media outlets when required, clip articles with PRSSA mentions in published materials, maintain and update bulletin boards throughout campus, manage blog.
  6. Director of Social Media: Maintain social media presence of EMU PRSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  7. Vice President of Special Events and Programs: Plan the induction ceremony and spring gala, assist VP of Member Relations in planning social events for members, coordinate the Student Development Conference, assist in any other special projects as they come up.
  8. Vice President of External Relations: Coordinate chapter events and activities outside of regularly scheduled PRSSA functions or events. This includes at least one community outreach event each year and overseeing the logistics of the Bateman Competition.

To see a more detailed list of each position’s job responsibilities, click here: Executive Board Positions.

E-board elections tomorrow!

Elections for EMU PRSSA’s E-board will be held tomorrow, March 22 in SC 304 at 5:30 p.m.

Those who have not submitted a letter of intent can still run off the floor.

E-BOARD MEMBERS MUST BE PAID EMU PRSSA MEMBERS, OR WILLING TO BECOME PAID MEMBERS IN THE FALL SEMESTERS.

Positions available include:

  1. President: Organize the general and executive board meetings in association with the Vice President of Member Relations and oversee the flow of the organization as a whole. Assist with special projects; act as a liaison to PRSA Detroit and official advisors, assist in the coordination in the fall Student Development Conference.
  2. Vice President of Professional Development: Assist in coordination of the Student Development Conference, assist with special projects. Help obtain portfolio opportunities for members, coordinate professional development efforts, continue to add internship contacts to the internship spreadsheet, work with the members to find internships, handle alumni information.
  3. Vice President of Member Relations: Manage the PRSSA Gmail account. Check account daily and forward emails where they need to go. Communicate with members to find out their idea of what they want out of membership in PRSSA, create surveys to assess interest in member topics, liaison between members and executive board, coordinate outreach to PR related classes to talk about PRSSA, contact all new members to make them feel welcome.
  4. Chief Financial Officer: Process requisitions and account transactions, act as principle advisor for fundraising, oversee fundraising committee, keep updated and accurate account records, keep executive knowledgeable of financial status including outstanding balances, etc.
  5. Vice President of Public Relations: Distribute flyers and other materials to potential members. Write and submit press releases to local media outlets when required, clip articles with PRSSA mentions in published materials, maintain and update bulletin boards throughout campus, manage blog.
  6. Director of Social Media: Maintain social media presence of EMU PRSSA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  7. Vice President of Special Events and Programs: Plan the induction ceremony and spring gala, assist VP of Member Relations in planning social events for members, coordinate the Student Development Conference, assist in any other special projects as they come up.
  8. Vice President of External Relations: Coordinate chapter events and activities outside of regularly scheduled PRSSA functions or events. This includes at least one community outreach event each year and overseeing the logistics of the Bateman Competition.

To see a more detailed list of each position’s job responsibilities, click here: Executive Board Positions.

 

Special election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 17

A special election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m. for two E-board positions: Vice President of Professional Development and Vice President of Special Events & Programs. Members interested in running for one of these positions should submit a letter of intent by Friday, Nov. 13. Letters of intent should be e-mailed to Vice President of Member Relations Rachel Dwornick at rdwornic@emich.edu.

According to the bylaws, the responsibilities of these positions are:

Vice President of Professional Development:

Assist in coordination of the Student Development Conference, assist with special projects. Help obtain portfolio opportunities for members, coordinate professional development efforts, continue to add internship contacts to the internship spreadsheet, work with the members to find internships, handle alumni information.

  • Must perform duties of the President if they are unable. Help the president coordinate and direct committee activates and chapter operations.
  • Coordinate and disseminate information about PRSA associate membership for graduating PRSSA members.
  • Responsible for working with members on helping them find internships.
  • Assist the president with updating bylaws with the assistance of the Faculty Advisor.
  • Stay in contact with national office and keep an updated calendar in the office of National events and deadlines; including, but not limited to: scholarships, Bateman, Conferences, etc. A list must be presented to members at the first general meeting of the semester.
  • Must seek out and collect donations and organize the trip to the national conference for executive board members with the rest of the board’s help and insight (including, but not limited to, reserving flights and hotels, collecting money if needed, etc.).
  • Make an agenda for office hours and make it available for members.
  • Plan at least one agency tour per semester.

Vice President of Special Events and Programs:

Plan the induction ceremony and spring gala, assist VP of Member Relations in planning social events for members, coordinate the Student Development Conference, assist in any other special projects as they come up.

  • Perform duties of Vice President of Professional Development if they are unable to do so.
  • Responsible for planning Fajita Fest events as well as the Fall and Winter kick-off meetings.
  • Responsible for ensuring the logistics of SDC: catering menu, venue and set up, speakers, rentals, parking validation, etc. with the assistance of the EMU Event Planning Office. One week prior to the event, the VP of Professional Development must check in the VP of Special Events & Programs to ensure that the logistics have been confirmed.
  • Plan the spring Speed Mentoring Event.
  • Organize and plan logistics for the Bateman Competition.

Congratulations to the new 2015-2016 EMU PRSSA’s e-board

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President: Leah Rodriguez
VP of Professional Development: Danita Tatum
VP of  Communications: Scott Mullen
VP of Member Relations: Rachel Dwornick
Editor-in-Chief: Katie Gerweck
VP of Special Events: Andrea Mellendorf
VP of Public Relations: Irene Pool
Chief Financial Officer: Natalie Burns

2015-2016 E-board elections will be on held Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Source: EAA Union

Source: EAA Union

The elections for the 2015-2016 e-board will be held on Tuesday, April 14 in SC 302. Elections will began at 5:30 pm. PRSSA members are invited to come vote.  Results will be shared immediately after ballots are counted. The newly elected e-board will meet with the current e-board member in their new position to exchange binders and get advice.