Call for Nominations: Counselors Academy 2019 Executive Committee

The Counselors Academy is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2019 Executive Committee.  

The Call for Nominations is now open and we are seeking candidates for three open positions of Member-At-Large.

The purpose of the Public Relations Society of America Counselors Academy (CAPRSA) is to advance the professional status and interests of senior-level public relations counselors and to increase their knowledge and proficiency through professional development programs and activities of special interest to the field of public relations.

Service on the CAPRSA Executive Committee (ExComm) is an opportunity to guide the organization and provide thought leadership for the public relations industry.


Service on the executive committee provides a chance to grow personally and professionally, to develop skills, gain unique experience and make lasting connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals. The Public Relations Society of America provides support from qualified and exceptional staff in New York, New York, who make the executive committee’s job as fulfilling as possible. 

The organization is led by a set of officers, also, elected by the membership. This includes: Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, Past Chair.  Based on the CAPRSA volunteer leadership, ExComm committees drive a number of initiatives including the website, membership and the annual Spring Conference.

Member-at-large candidates must meet a professional standard of excellence by demonstrating the following: 

  • Current member in good standing of PRSA and Counselors Academy
  • Willing to commit to three years of service
  • Participate in monthly ExComm calls and attend a minimum of three in-person meetings (January, May, October).
  • Participate as an active member of ExComm through committee leadership, volunteer recruitment.
  • Provide financial support through Friends of Counselors sponsorship at the annual Spring Conference
  • Uphold the PRSA Code of Ethics (

Self-nominations are allowed.

CAPRSA members interested in being considered, should submit a letter of interest addressing the items in this call for nominations, your contact information and anything else you would like to have considered by the nominating committee.  The letter of interest/nomination should be submitted by Friday, August 10, 2018 to Tom Garrity, Past Chair, Nominating Chair via email Letter of recommendation from current Counselors Academy board members or members at large are welcomed.

Nominees will be contacted via e-mail and phone.

Excomm members at work and play