PRSA Colorado Announces 2013 Leadership Team Kim Sporrer Elected President to One of the National Association's Top Ten Largest Chapters

DENVER, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America Colorado Chapter (PRSA) today announced its newly elected 2013 leadership team. The PRSA Colorado 2013 Board of Directors was elected by the membership at its annual meeting on October 24, 2012.

Incoming President Kim Sporrer, APR, welcomes her position leading professional development for the Colorado Chapter beginning January 1, 2013. "As a long-time supporter and active member of PRSA both nationally and in Colorado, I know firsthand what a viable resource we provide for public relations students and professionals alike," said Sporrer. "It will be an honor to lead this organization and build upon the good work and forward momentum established by my predecessors."

Sporrer is the Marketing and Communications Manager for The Women's Foundation of Colorado based in Denver and brings nearly 25 years of diverse public relations and communications experience with nonprofit, corporate and government sectors to her leadership role with PRSA Colorado. She has been an active member of PRSA since 1999 and a member of the Colorado Chapter for seven years. Sporrer earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 2007 from the Universal Accreditation Board and currently also serves on the organization's Board of Directors.

The 2013 PRSA Colorado leadership team includes:

Executive Committee
President: Kim Sporrer, APR – Marketing and Communications Manager, The Women's Foundation of Colorado
President-Elect: Julie Scott – Development Director, Bonfils Blood Center
Immediate Past-President: Sarah Rasmussen, APR – Vice President, MGA Communications
Secretary: Bridget Ford – Community Relations Coordinator, Encana
Treasurer: Carey Madsen – Managing Director, InView Communications

Assembly Delegates:
Bill Doughty, APR – Communication Director, CH2M HILL
Margaret Fogarty – National Communications Director, Farm Credit
Kris Schindler, APR – Senior Public Relations Counselor
Sara Spaulding, APR – Vice President of Communications and Marketing, Alzheimer's Association of Colorado
Sarah Thornton – President, Thornton Public Relations

Directors:
Julie Fouque – Marketing Communications Manager, InfoTrust Group
Korisa Geiger – Media Maiden, Philosophy Communications
Jeff Green—Marketing and Communications Director, City and County of Denver
Kelly Janhunen – Account Director, Partner, Linhart PR
Carol Piaseczny, APR – Principal, PiasecznyPR
Jeremy Story – President, Dovetail Solutions

About PRSA Colorado
The Public Relations Society of America (www.prsa.org) is the nation's largest association for the professional practice of public relations. The Colorado Chapter (www.prsacolorado.org), headquartered in Denver, has more than 450 members, making it one of the largest chapters in the country. The chapter provides timely and profession-specific educational programs, information and networking opportunities to all of its members, which include professionals at all levels working at local and national public relations agencies, corporations, government offices, universities, and nonprofits, as well as independent PR practitioners.

MEDIA CONTACT
Andrea Brito-Amador
303.817.0241
Andreab.britoa@gmail.com

SOURCE PRSA Colorado



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