PRSA Colorado Announces 2014 Leadership Team

Board members bring backgrounds in nonprofit, corporate, agency, and independent practitioners

Nov 22, 2013, 19:00 ET from PRSA Colorado

DENVER, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America Colorado Chapter (PRSA Colorado) today announced its 2014 Board of Directors. New board members were elected by the membership at its annual meeting on November 20, 2013, and will begin their terms on January 1, 2014.

Incoming President Julie Scott welcomed the incoming board members, saying, "With a strong background of involvement in our Chapter and passion for advancing the profession, I look forward to partnering with my fellow leaders to enhance our profession and grow PRSA Colorado."

Scott is director for Bonfils Blood Center Foundation in Denver and brings more than 10 years of communications experience in public relations and fundraising to her role with PRSA Colorado. She has been an active member of PRSA Colorado since 2002.

The full 2014 board is listed below:
President: Julie Scott, director, Bonfils Blood Center Foundation
President-Elect: Cara Crifasi, director of communications, First Data Corporation*         
Immediate Past-President: Kim Sporrer, APR, marketing and communications manager, The Women's Foundation of Colorado
Secretary: Suzanne Trantow, Aguilar PR*
Treasurer: Carey Madsen, president, Larkspur Strategies

Assembly Delegates:
Margaret Fogarty, national communications director, Farm Credit
Elizabeth Jumel, APR, president, Jumel Public Relations*
Sara Spaulding, APR, vice president of communications and marketing, Alzheimer's Association of Colorado
Stacey Sepp, APR, principal, Xstatic Public Relations*
Sarah Thornton, president, Thornton Public Relations

Carol Piaseczny, APR, principal, PiasecznyPR
Jessica Sidener, director of communications, Arapahoe Library District*
Jeremy Story, principal, Story Public Relations
Jennifer Tillis, account director, Linhart PR*
Nicole Yost, founder and president, Fyn Public Relations*

*Board members elected November 20, 2013.

About PRSA Colorado
The Public Relations Society of America ( is the nation's largest association for the professional practice of public relations. The Colorado Chapter (, headquartered in Denver, is consistently 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 corporations, local and national public relations agencies government offices, universities, nonprofits, and independent PR practitioners.


Andrea Brito-Amador