Meet your executive committee. Our purpose is to establish Counselors Academy as the place for agency leaders to gather and share expertise, and grow together. We do this with year-round programming and content development. Our cornerstone event is Counselors Academy Spring Conference. 

 

Leadership

Chair

Tom Garrity
President
The Garrity Group
Albuquerque, NM
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Chair-Elect

Dana Hughens
CEO
Clairemont Communications
Email
@blahtovoila

Past-Chair & Sponsorship

Martin Waxman, APR
President
Martin Waxman Communications
Toronto, ON Canada
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@martinwaxman

 

Members At-Large

Aaron Blank
President
The Fearey Group
Seattle, Wash.
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Alice Chapman
Partner
McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations
Nashville, TN
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@achap

Julie Curtin
Partner
Development Counsellors International
Aurora, CO
Email
@marketingplaces

Content and marketing chair

Lisa Gerber
President
Big Leap Creative
Sandpoint, ID
Email
@lisagerber

Jon Goldberg
Chief Reputation Architect
Reputation Architects Inc
New York, N.Y
Email
@reputationdoc

Pam Golden
President
GLA Communications
Milburn, NJ
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@PamPR

Alison King
President
Media Profile
Toronto, ON
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@AlisonKing_MP

Chuck L. Norman, APR
Owner/Principal
S&A Communications
Cary, NC
Email
@ChuckNorman

Jennifer Thompson
President/CEO
Thompson & Co. PR
Anchorage, AK
Email
@JenThom

Brenda Jones Barwick
President
Jones PR
Oklahoma City, OK
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Greg Abel
President
Abel Communications
Baltimore, MD
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Rebecca Mosley
Founding Partner
Duo Public Relations
Seattle, WA
Email
@rlhm

Natalie Ghidotti, APR
President
Ghidotti Communications
Little Rock, AR
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Ex Officio

Ann Barks APR
Principal
Ann Barks Public Relations
Slidell, La.
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