|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.
Don Rountree is the recipient of the March 2015 Chapter Champion Award for his long-time dedicated volunteer work with PRSA Georgia.He was a member of the Chapter’s Board of Directors for two years and was a delegate to the National PRSA Assembly. He has been the Board liaison to the Professional Development, Chapter Awards and Membership committees and has served on the National PRSA Membership Committee.Recently, Don served for three years on the Chapter Awards Committee, has hosted Shadow Day students and has been active with the Real World Collegiate Conference.
"We are called to give back more than we receive and, as such, I have a lot more volunteer work to do to aid PRSA Georgia, which is the best platform to advocate for our industry, to grow professionally and to uphold high standards of communications," said Rountree.As President of Rountree Group Integrated Communications, Don manages the framework of programs for clients that cross multiple disciplines and industries. He hasbeen a member of Georgia Southern University’s PR Advisory Board,which he also co-founded, for the past 15 years and was tapped for the board of IPREX, a consortium of 75 independent agencies worldwide. Don graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Business.