|Chapter Champion Award|
PRSA Georgia's Chapter Champions
This award recognizes PRSA Georgia members who have gone the extra mile in service to the Chapter. The award is presented on a monthly basis, or as appropriate. Eligibility for the award includes all Georgia Chapter members who go above and beyond the call of duty as a Chapter volunteer.
Rocio Rivera, APR, is the recipient of the September, 2015 Chapter Champion Award for her dedicated volunteer work with PRSA Georgia. She has been a member of the Chapter’s Social Media Committee for the past three years. In addition, she is serving on the PRSA International Conference Host Committee’s PR & Marketing team, assisting with social media outreach. Previously, she was part of the Membership Committee, and serves as an APR panelist for those seeking their accreditation.
"I decided to become involved with the PRSA Georgia Chapter as soon as I moved to Atlanta. Thanks to the Chapter Members I found my first job in the city, and have continued to developed great relationships with other colleagues. For me, network creation and continued education are really the highlights of being a member of the PRSA, and our Chapter has the best of both.”
A 20-year public relations and marketing professional, Rocio currently works for LexisNexis Risk Solutions as Marketing Manager for Latin America, managing and executing marketing communications plans for the more than 15 countries in that region. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a minor in Marketing from Loyola University, New Orleans, and she just finished her Master’s Degree in Media and Marketing Law from Emory University Law School. She was accredited in public relations in 2002, making her the youngest person to earn the APR in Puerto Rico at that time.