BOSTON--(The Publicity Club of New England, the region’s oldest organization for public relations and communications professionals, today announced the Board of Directors for its 2012/2013 season.)--
“The Publicity Club of New England is committed to fostering the value of strategic and ethical public relations”
The 2012/2013 board is comprised of the following industry practitioners:
President – Toni Iafrate, QlikTech
President-Elect – Maryanne Keeney, Maryanne Keeney Public Relations
Treasurer – Karen Reynolds, Business Wire
Immediate Past President – Ani Jigarjian, PAN Communications
Secretary – Melissa Lane, Neolane, Inc.
Vice President, Awards – Kristin Allaben, LaunchSquad
Vice President, Awards-Elect – Rachel Gould, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications
Vice President, Social Media – Caitlin McNamara, 360 Public Relations
Vice President, Programs – Katelyn D’Eramo, PAN Communications
Vice President, Blog Editor – Jon Tashjian, Weber Shandwick
Vice President, Membership – Katie Goudey, Cone Communications
Vice President, Student Membership – Benjamin Navon, Schwartz MSL
Members at Large –
Catherine Allen, SHIFT Communications
Lisa Allen Brown, State Street
Christine Comey, Solomon McCown
Mark Daly, Davies Murphy Group, Inc.
Laura Driscoll, Covidien
Karyn Martin, 451 Marketing
Todd Van Hoosear, Fresh Ground, Inc.
Jenna Walsh, Cone Communications
“The Publicity Club of New England is committed to fostering the value of strategic and ethical public relations,” said Toni Iafrate, president of the Publicity Club of New England and director of public relations at QlikTech. “Our board of directors is the engine that drives the Club. Each member brings a wealth of talent and experience that equips us to deliver new programs, networking events, and valuable new membership benefits. With the industry rapidly evolving, our goal is to engage the community and create new and relevant events that help PR professionals not only meet their program needs, but provide the tools to stay ahead of the curve.”
About the Publicity Club of New England
Founded in 1949, The Publicity Club of New England is the region’s oldest not-for-profit public relations trade organization. The Publicity Club strives to promote and encourage involvement in the communications industry and specifically the professions of public relations, promotions and marketing. Additional information about monthly Publicity Club programs, social and networking events, the “Bellringer” blog, up-to-date Job Bank and the 2012 Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony, including a complete list of the winners, can be found on the Club’s website at www.pubclub.org.