PRSA Colorado Announces 2017 Leadership Team

DENVER--()--The Public Relations Society of America Colorado Chapter (PRSA Colorado) today announced its 2017 Board of Directors led by incoming president Renee Robinson. New board members were elected by the membership at its annual meeting held Nov. 16, 2016, and begin their terms Jan. 1.

"Public relations is rapidly evolving and increasingly important to organizations operating in today's competitive marketplace," Robinson said. "PRSA Colorado is committed to helping PR professionals at every stage of their careers to adapt, grow and thrive in this exhilarating, yet ever-changing environment. I am excited to work together with our talented 2017 board and committees to achieve this vision."

Robinson has extensive experience in strategic planning, all aspects of public relations, digital communications, branding, advertising, trade show planning and project management. Over the past 10 years, she had held various leadership roles within the Greater Kansas City and Colorado PRSA chapters; was previously the Midwest District Chair; and at the national level, is currently a member of Corporate Communications Section Executive committee.

The full 2017 board:

  • President: Renee Robinson, APR, director, corporate communications, Ball Corporation
  • Past-President: Nicole Yost, founder and president, Fyn Public Relations
  • President-Elect: Amy Sperber, APR, director/employee communications, Charles Schwab
  • Treasurer: Jerry Brown, APR, independent practitioner
  • Secretary: Suzanne Trantow, corporate communications consultant, Aguilar PR

Assembly Delegates:

  • Teresa Dougherty, APR, strategic communications consultant, Ledermark Communications
  • Elisabeth Monaghan, APR, consultant, Monaghan Communications
  • Diane Mulligan, APR, president & CEO, M&C Communications
  • Stacey Sepp, APR, founder and principal, Xstatic Public Relations


  • Elise Bishop, communications specialist, The WhiteWave Foods Company
  • Bill Doughty, APR, principal/consultant, Engaging Communications
  • Michelle Ellis, partner, Orapin Marketing + Public Relations
  • Kelly Janhunen, senior account director & partner, Linhart Public Relations
  • Quinn Kelsey, account supervisor, Olson Engage
  • Jessica Sidener, director of communications/programs/partnerships, Arapahoe Library District

For more information about PRSA Colorado or to learn about upcoming programs, visit

About PRSA Colorado

The Public Relations Society of America ( is the nation’s largest association for the professional practice of public relations. The Colorado Chapter (, headquartered in Westminster, is consistently one of the largest chapters in the country. The chapter provides timely and profession-specific educational programs, information and networking opportunities to all of its members, which include professionals at all levels working at corporations; local, state and national public relations agencies and government offices; universities; nonprofits; and independent PR practitioners.


PRSA Colorado
Claudia Morlan, 832-725-6884


PRSA Colorado
Claudia Morlan, 832-725-6884