President's Message from Lanny Larson
It’s a privilege to be president of the Central California chapter of
the Public Relations Society of America because of its tradition of
service to members and connection with the PR practitioners of tomorrow.
Here’s what’s happening:
* We present practice-relevant workshops and other events offering
high-quality, low-cost local training to our members, prospective
members and students.
We provide the Fresno State and Cal State Bakersfield PRSSA chapters
mentoring and other support, guiding students toward PR careers.
We are committed to the ethical conduct of our members and others in
public relations regionally, providing an annual program amplifying
PRSA’s Code of Ethics.
network with agencies, institutions and other organizations to share
up-to-the-minute info on employment opportunities, especially in our
Central California region.
* Our Image Awards
recognize excellence in public relations practice -- the only program
locally where entries are judged by other PRSA chapters, who apply PRSA
guidelines and provide critiques from which we can learn.
Our members are instantly available, experienced resources should
members need help on anything from wordsmithing to strategizing.
We hope anyone who plays a public relations, marketing or
communications role in a business, community benefit organization,
government agency or as a free-lancer, will consider membership.
We invite questions or comments, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.