Leadership

2019 District Officers and Nominating Committee

PRSA’s Sunshine District board is composed of the officers, the nominating committee, and the presidents and assembly delegates of each chapter. The district officers are nominated by the Nominating Committee and voted in by the Sunshine District Board.

Chair

Chair

J.W. Arnold, APR, Fellow PRSA (Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter)

PRDC
Member since 2013
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter

Chair-Elect

Chair-Elect

Jeremy Katzman, APR (Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter)

Nova Southeastern University
Member since 2013
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter

Treasurer

Treasurer

Bobby Eagle, APR (Tampa Bay Chapter)

Tech Data
Member since 2007
Tampa Bay Chapter

Secretary

Secretary

Russell Tuff (Gulf Coast Chapter)

Social-Impact
Member since 2010
Gulf Coast Chapter

Chair

Chair

Christina Morton, APR (Orlando Regional Chapter)

Consensus Communications
Member since 2006
Orlando Regional Chapter

District Committees

The Sunshine District has two standing committees with the desire to add more in the coming years. Committee Chairs are elected by the District Board but are non-voting roles.

APR Boot Camp, Chair: Annabel Beyra, APR (Miami Chapter)
Communications, Chair: Mary Margaret Hull, APR (Tampa Bay Chapter)

Chapter Profiles

The presidents and assembly delegates from each of the seven Florida PRSA chapters are voting members of the Sunshine District Board.

GREATER FT. LAUDERDALE

  • Victoria Miklausich – President, Delegate
  • Jennifer Hudson – President-Elect, Delegate

GULF COAST

  • Julie Pedretti – President
  • Catherine Bergerson – President-Elect
  • Russell Tuff – Delegate

MIAMI

  • Julie Lugones – President
  • Erika Mayor – President-Elect
  • Connie Crowther – Delegate
  • Marcia Gomez – Delegate

NORTH FLORIDA

  • Denise Graham – President
  • Jill Matejcek – President-Elect
  • Cheryl Munn Wright, APR – Delegate
  • Jerri Radano Franz, APR – Delegate
  • Greg A. Willis, Jr. – Delegate

ORLANDO REGIONAL

  • Heather Keroes, APR – President
  • Rich Donley, APR – President-Elect
  • Stefanie Macfarlane, APR – Delegate
  • Beth Swanson, APR – Delegate
  • Lauren Leetun, APR – Delegate

PALM BEACH

  • Karen Galanaugh, APR – President, Delegate
  • John Deveney, APR, Fellow PRSA – President-Elect
  • Rebecca Seelig, APR – Delegate

TAMPA BAY

  • Jenna Stock – President
  • Kelsy Van Camp – President-Elect
  • Diane Jones, APR – Delegate
  • Mary Haban, APR – Delegate
  • Betty Carlin, APR – Delegate

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is elected by the District Board and seeks the representative(s) from the district for the national board. Alternates are also selected to assist the representative.

Representative: Christina Morton, APR (Orlando Regional Chapter)
Representative, First Alternate: Rebecca Seelig, APR (Palm Beach Chapter)