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.
Elizabeth Olmstead is the recipient of the October, 2014 Chapter
Champion Award for her dedicated volunteer work with PRSA Georgia. She
has served on the Annual Conference for PR Professional Committee for
the past two years. In this role, she has overseen all of the public
relations outreach for the event. She has been appointed as the
co-chair of the 2015 conference. She served as a speaker at this year's
Real World Collegiate Conference and previously participated in the
conference's Career Expo. Elizabeth has also judged PRSA award entries
from other chapters.
"I decided to become involved with the
Georgia Chapter because it is a great way to stay connected with former
colleagues and to meet new people in the industry. PRSA also provides
the opportunity to hear directly from the people who are leading great
campaigns. PRSA connects you with people and industry trends."
is Cox Enterprises' senior manager of public relations. She serves as
the day-to-day spokesperson for Cox Enterprises, a $16 billion company
with more than 50,000 employees. She participates in corporate
announcements involving the company's leadership, investments and
subsidiaries. She also supports Cox's public affairs, environmental and
corporate responsibility programs, as well as crisis communications. She
joined the company in 2007.
Prior to Cox, she was a senior
account executive at MSL. Elizabeth is a graduate of Leadership Buckhead
and serves as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.
In 2009, PR News magazine named her to its national "15 to Watch" list,
which identifies top-performing public relations professionals under the
age of 30. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a
bachelor's degree in journalism.
Deanna Anderson, APR
Rosalind Barnes Fowler
Whitney Ellis Boudreaux
Ray Crockett, APR
Mark Dvorak, APR
Ashley Fulmer, APR
Karen Powers Haggerty
Elyse Hammett, APR
Justine Holcomb, APR
Tim Hussey, APR
Caroline Sanfilippo Huston
Paige Janco, APR
Michael Manning, APR
Victoria Barksdale McGhee, APR
Joe Quimby, APR
Jason Rollins, APR
Monica Brosman Smith
Natalie Tindall, Ph.D.
Ed Van Herik
Kristy Wilson, APR
Nancy Wood, APR, Fellow, PRSA
- E-mail the following nomination information to Denise Grant at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Name of nominee
- Company and title of nominee
- E-mail and phone number
- Reason for nomination
- Nominator's name and contact information
- Nomination deadline for each month's Chapter Champion is the Thursday following the current month's luncheon.
- Award is presented on a monthly basis, or as appropriate, at the monthly luncheon meeting and featured in the following week's e-mail to members.
- Note that current Chapter leaders are eligible with the caveat that the recognition is not based on activities as designated by their position.