Professionals Recently Granted Accreditation

Congratulations to those who have been recently granted their Accreditation.

New APRs January–June 2022

  • Michael Richard Afromowitz, APR
    Sr. VP, Operations and Communications
    Combate Americas, LLC
    Milford, CT
  • Danielle M. Airey, APR
    Chief Com Officer
    Peoria Unified School District
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Katherine A. Allen, APR
    Communication Specialist
    Parrish Medical Center
    Rockledge, FL
  • Jessica Benita Anderson, APR
    Public Affairs Officer
    U.S. Navy
    Virginia Beach, VA
  • Courtney Barclay, APR
    Associate Professor
    Jacksonville University
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Maiko Iwashita Barcomb, APR
    Associate Professor
    SUNY Plattsburgh
    Plattsburgh, NY
  • Charles Ross Branch, APR
    Public Affairs Manager
    Placer County Water Agency
    Roseville, CA
  • Andrea Jane Bunce, APR
    Director, Corporate Communications
    PatientPoint
    Lebanon, OH
  • Kelly L. Calhoun, APR
    Asst VP, Communication
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Sean Egan Cartell, APR
    Asst Commissioner, Communications & Branding
    Sun Belt Conference
    Alachua, FL
  • Brie Anne Elise Coleman, APR
    Multimedia Specialist
    Placer County Water Agency
    Lincoln, CA
  • Carson Jeffrey Colvin, APR
    Senior Marketing & Media Relations Officer
    City of Tulsa
    Tulsa, OK
  • Emily Conklin, APR
    Dir., Communications & Community Partnerships
    Sheldon ISD
    Houston, TX
  • David James De Rurange, APR
    Communications Specialist
    Intermountain Healthcare
    Saint George, UT
  • Kristina Donohue, APR
    Development Director
    Kimberly's Center for Child Protection
    Ocala, FL
  • Melissa Ann Fasano, APR
    Director, CX Global End to End Communications
    Marriott International
    Great Falls, VA
  • Sarah Foy, APR
    Manager- Media & Marketing
    Santa Clara County Office of Education
    San Jose, CA
  • Michelle Franklin, APR
    Director of Communications, Physical Sciences
    University of California San Diego
    San Diego, CA
  • Caroline Frizell, APR
    Digital Communications Manager
    Douglas County
    Castle Rock, CO
  • Allyson Pittman Gattin, APR
    Public Relations Director
    The Peacock Group
    Little Rock, AR
  • Tammy Gordon, APR
    PIO
    CVMVCD
    Indio, CA
  • Kelly C. Gordon, APR
    Community Relations Spec
    Pattonville School District
    Bridgeton, MO
  • Erin Gregg, APR
    Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
    Lubbock Independent School District
    Lubbock, TX
  • Brooks Hearn, APR
    Marketing/Investor Relations Administrator
    Dorchester County Economic Development
    Summerville, SC
  • Abby Hemenway, APR
    Public Involvement Officer
    Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization
    Melbourne, FL
  • Rhea Hickok, APR
    Director of Marketing and Public Relations
    Ameresco, Inc.
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Mary Claire Hill, APR
    Public Relations Manager
    MHP/Team SI
    Little Rock, AR
  • Barbara Ann Holland, APR
    Director/Senior Account Executive
    Truscott Rossman Group, LLC
    Lansing, MI
  • Renee Janowicz, APR
    Senior Account Manager
    Laura Bishop Communications
    Riverton, NJ
  • Joyce Kiehl, APR
    Director of Communications
    Visit Greater Palm Springs
    Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Megan D. Kimmel, APR
    Senior Brand Manager
    Frankel
    Gainesville, FL
  • Anthony P. King, APR
    Director of Communications
    University of California San Diego
    San Diego, CA
  • Roselle P. Kingsbury, APR
    Edelman
    Taito City, Tokyo, Japan
  • Kimberly Ann Koop, APR
    Admissions Counselor/System Admiinistrator
    Butler Community College
    Burns, KS
  • Grete K. Lavrenz, APR
    General Manager
    Carmichael Lynch
    Relate
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Zoe Frye Linafelt, APR
    Deputy Communications Director
    Agency for Persons with Disabilities
    Tallahassee, FL
  • Evelyn Longa, APR
    Public Information
    Collier
    Fort Myers, FL
  • Michelle Lynn Mambuca, APR
    Marketing and Public Relations Manager
    Barron Collier Companies
    Naples, FL
  • Matthew E. Martin, APR
    Owner/Creative Director
    MightyPenguin Design
    Hattiesburg, MS
  • Karen McAllister, APR
    Media Relations Manager
    JEA
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Erin McCann, APR
    Communications Consultant
    Southwest Airlines
    Rockwall, TX
  • Mikala Sommer McCurry, APR
    Outreach Specialist
    Metro Accounting and Professional Services
    Montgomery, AL
  • Despina McLaughlin, APR
    Senior Public Information Officer
    Orange County Government
    Orlando, FL
  • Lauren Taylor Meckstroth, APR
    VP, Public Relations, Tech + B2B
    The Abbi Agency
    Plattsmouth, NE
  • Brendan Middleton, APR
    Vice President
    MWW
    Morris Plains, NJ
  • Tenecia Wood Mitchell, APR
    Orlando, FL
  • Amanda Nageleisen, APR
    Director of Media Relations
    UC Health
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Karen Nerney, APR
    Program Manager
    Capital Region BOCES
    Albany, NY
  • Teresa Valerio Parrot, APR
    Principal
    TVP Communications
    Longmont, CO
  • Rachel Esterline Perkins, APR
    Head of Marketing Communications
    K12 Insight
    Haslett, MI
  • Jessica Pupillo, APR
    Director of Communications
    Mehlville School District
    Manchester, MO
  • Bridgette Russell, APR
    Public Relations Director
    The Field Museum
    Chicago, IL
  • Christopher Ruth, APR
    Senior Director of Public Relations
    Buckner International
    Dallas, TX
  • Thomas Scheidel, APR
    Public Information Coordinator
    Allegan Area Educational Service Agency
    Allegan, MI
  • Katherine G. Severin, APR
    Associate State Director, Communications
    AARP Alaska
    Anchorage, AK
  • Douglas Jason Shackelford, APR
    Director of Public Affairs and Communications
    Central Arkansas Water
    Little Rock, AR
  • Laurie Simmons, APR
    Strategic Communications & Public Involvement Project Manager
    AECOM
    Temple, TX
  • Audrey Starr, APR
    Director, Marketing & Communications
    YWCA Dayton
    Dayton, OH
  • Amy M. Stevens, APR
    Senior Strategic Communications Project Manager
    Water Systems Consulting (WSC)
    Lake Forest, CA
  • Niki Strotman, APR
    Media Relations Specialist
    HDR
    Omaha, NE
  • Michael Thompson, APR
    Communications Director
    Puyallup Tribe of Indians
    Tacoma, WA
  • Tove Tupper, APR
    Assistant Director of Communications
    Highline Public Schools
    Burien, WA
  • Christopher Turnbull, APR
    Sr. Dir., Corp. Commun. & Operational Continuity
    Carilion Clinic
    Roanoke, VA
  • Melisa Vanderpol, APR
    Manager, External Communications
    Change Healthcare
    Winter Park, FL
  • Jordan-Ashley Walker, APR
    Senior Communications Officer
    Virginia Department of Transportation
    Suffolk, VA
  • Micah Walker, APR
    Assistant VP, Marketing & Public Relations
    Southern Heritage Bank
    Alexandria, LA
  • Kanika M. Watson, APR
    Director, Public Affairs
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Elkridge, MD
  • Kelli West, APR
    Director of Marketing & Communications
    Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Natchitoches, LA
  • Tosha-Paige Whitten, APR
    Florence, AL
  • Sarah Yerden, APR
    Director, Marketing/Communications
    Catholic Charities
    Spokane, WA
  • William F. Zimmerman, M.Ed., APR
    Lecturer
    Penn State University
    University Park, PA
     
     

New APR+Ms January–June 2022

  • Hector Ruben Alejandro, Jr., APR+M
    Major
    US Marine Corps
    San Diego, CA
  • Pedro Caballero, APR+M
    United States Marine Corps
    San Diego, CA
  • Jose Davis, APR+M
    Public Affairs Strategy, Plans, and Assessments
    U.S. Air Force
    APO, AE
  • David A. Faggard, APR+M
    Senior Global Corporate Affairs Strategist
    PwC
    Little Rock, AR
  • William M. Jamieson, APR+M
    Public Affairs Officer
    U.S. Navy
    San Diego, CA
  • Kurt M. Rauschenberg, APR+M
    Public Affairs Officer
    National Guard Bureau
    New Market, MD
  • Ellen Summey, APR+M
    Communications Principal
    SAIC
    Dulles, VA
  • David Werner, APR+M
    Assistant Chief of Information
    Navy Office of Information
    Alexandria, VA
  • Joseph Wright, APR+M
    Graduate Student
    San Diego State University
    San Diego, CA