Leadership

Board of Directors

President
Casey Self, APR
Perceptics
865-210-3351
President Elect
Erin Simpson
Pellissippi State Community College
423-863-1455
Immediate Past President
Heather Beck, APR
Pellissippi State Community College
865-694-6638
Secretary
Michael Holtz, APR
Knox County Health Department
Treasurer
Amanda Shell Jennings
Priority Ambulance
Ethics Officer
Kristin Alm
Scripps Networks Interactive
865-560-4316
Assembly Delegate
Casey Self, APR
Perceptics
865-210-3351

Erin Simpson
Pellissippi State Community College
423-863-1455

Directors-at-Large
Carly Harrington
Knox County Schools

Jim Ragonese
UT Medical Center

Chris Martin
Fletcher Marketing PR
865-249-8371

Committee Chairs

Publicity & Digital Media
Chris Martin
Fletcher Marketing PR
V Awards
Heather Beck, APR
Pellissippi State Community College
Membership
Katherine King, APR
Consolidated Nuclear Security
APR Accreditation
Jenny Fowler, APR
Cathey Communications
PRSSA Liaison
Ellen Liston, APR, Fellow PRSA
The Dollywood Company
865-428-9629
Hospitality
Betsy Cunningham
Y-12 Federal Credit Union
PRSSA Faculty Advisor
Beth Avery Foster
Associate Professor of Public Relations, UT
Senior Practitioners
Mary Beth West, APR
Mary Beth West Communications
865-982-6626

Past Presidents

Term in Office Name
2017 Heather Beck, APR
2016 Laura Mansfield, APR
2015 Emily Scheuneman, APR
2014 Kristin Alm
2013 Chelsey Riemann, APR
2012 Jennifer Faddis Thompson
2011 Chris Davis, APR
2010 Susanne Dalton Dupes, APR
2009 Seth Linkous

Bylaws

PRSA Volunteer Chapter bylaws

Strategic Plan

PRSA Volunteer Chapter strategic plan