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PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATION OF LOUISIANA – NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER

ANNOUNCES 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NEW ORLEANS – (Jan. 31, 2018) – The Public Relations Association of Louisiana – New Orleans Chapter (PRAL-NOLA) announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The Board of Directors’ year-long responsibilities include planning and executing the organization’s program of events and monthly luncheons as well as connecting members and non-members with professional development opportunities. The 2018 PRAL- NOLA Board of Directors are as follows:

President

Gretchen Hirt Gendron, APR

Gambel Communications

V.P. Programs/President-Elect

Anna Corin Koehl, APR

Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald

V.P. Communications/Events

Erin Doucette

The Ehrhardt Group

V.P. Membership

Amanda Chittenden

Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR-NOLA)

V.P. Accreditation

Christine Rigamer, APR

V.P. Students Services

Tamar Meguerditchian Gregorian, APR

The Marketing Hub

Secretary/Historian

Taslin Alfonzo, APR

Transdev

Awards/Co-Chairs

Marianne Ortiz

The Ehrhardt Group

Darcee Snider

Freelance PR Consultant

Social Media Chair

Amanda Frentz

New Orleans City Park

Treasurer

Karman C. Hornsby, CPA, CGMA

Postlethwaite & Netterville

State PRAL Rep /Past-President

Carrie DeVries, APR

DEVENEY

State PRAL Rep/SPRF Rep

Emily Liuzza, APR

Le Méridien New Orleans/W French Quarter

Formed in 2011, The PRAL New Orleans Chapter is a professional association that strives to connect Public Relations practitioners with others throughout the industry as well as offer the tools to help members and non-members hone their skills and get recognized for awards and achievements. PRAL New Orleans also offers the opportunity for members to earn and maintain APR status. For more information, visit pralstate.org/About_PRAL_NOLA.

About Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL)

The PRAL statewide membership consists of nearly 300 public relations students and professionals who work at all levels in many industries, from small businesses and major corporations to government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofits and public relations firms.

PRAL membership also includes membership in the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF), which brings Louisiana public relations practitioners together with professionals in Alabama, Mississippi, and the Emerald Coast of the Florida Panhandle. For more information, visit pralstate.org.

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