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Leadership

Board of Directors

President
Matt Kothe
PerfectServe
President Elect
Darrin Devault
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Immediate Past President
Jane Groff
City of Maryville
Secretary
Rebecca McKnight
Helen Ross McNabb Center
Treasurer
Monica Sutton
Sutton Consulting
Ethics Officer
Scott Brooks
Tennessee Valley Authority
Assembly Delegates
Darrin Devault
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Directors-at-Large
Deborah Sosower
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Travis Brickey
Tennessee Valley Authority
Christina Honkonen, APR
Pitchwire

Committee Chairs

Publicity & Digital Media

V Awards
Membership
Deborah Sosower
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Programming
Darrin Devault
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
APR Accreditation
Casey Self
Casey Self Strategies
Hospitality
PRSSA Liaison
Ellen Liston, APR, Fellow PRSA
The Dollywood Company
Dr. Joe Stabb, Ph.D., TE, APR, ACUE
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Senior Practitioners
Gail Rymer, APR, Fellow PRSA
Gail Rymer Strategic Communications
PRSSA Faculty Advisor
Beth Avery Foster
Associate Professor of Public Relations, UT
Young Professionals Engagement
Gary McCormick, APR, Fellow PRSA
GMc Communications, LLC

Past Presidents

Term in Office Name
2021 Jane Groff
2020 Caitlin Darras
2019 Erin Simpson
2018 Casey Self, APR
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

Bylaws

PRSA Volunteer Chapter bylaws

Strategic Plan

PRSA Volunteer Chapter strategic plan