TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Relations Society
(CPRS) welcomes five seasoned communications professionals to the
Society's College of Fellows. The newly appointed Fellows will be honoured for their professional
achievement at the annual College of Fellows Luncheon during the
upcoming Canadian Public Relations Conference, ASCEND 2014, May 25-27 in Banff, AB. The 2014 Fellows are:
Jane Allison APR, FCPRS - Hamilton, ON
Eric Bergman APR, ABC, MC, FCPRS - Toronto, ON
Jamie Leong-Huxley MBA, APR, FCPRS, CAAP - Calgary, AB
Kathy Malley APR, FCPRS - Moncton, N.B.
Carla Shore APR, FCPRS - Vancouver, B.C.
"It gives me great pleasure, on behalf of the CPRS community, to welcome
the five newest Fellows to the CPRS College of Fellows," said Richard
Truscott, APR, National President, CPRS. "This year's inductees have
joined a growing number of distinguished professionals in the Canadian
public relations and communications industry. I congratulate each
Fellow on this professional accomplishment."
Since 2000, the College of Fellows has recognized CPRS members who are
proven leaders in their communities and the public relations and
communications profession. There are currently 92 members in the
College of Fellows, including this year's inductees, and 20 Honorary
"The members appointed this year exemplify the highest standards of the
profession, which we ask of all Fellows. They have demonstrated a
strong commitment to the profession as well as to the Canadian Public
Relations Society," added Derrick Pieters APR, FCPRS, LM, Presiding
Officer, CPRS College of Fellows. "I look forward to personally
congratulating each new Fellow at the formal induction ceremony during
the College of Fellows Luncheon this May."
In order to attain Fellowship status with CPRS, a public relations
professional must be a member with the Society for at least 10 years,
have a minimum of 20 years of experience within the profession, and be
accredited in public relations (APR). Successful College of Fellows
candidates must clearly demonstrate a significant contribution to the
public relations profession or to the CPRS community.
ABOUT CPRS: Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a
not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice,
management or teaching of public relations and communications. Members
work to maintain the highest standards and share a uniquely Canadian
experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of over 1,800
members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide.
Image with caption: "Kathy Malley APR, FCPRS, Vice-President, Malley Industries Inc. - Moncton, N.B. (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5200_PHOTO_EN_35074.jpg
Image with caption: "Eric Bergman APR, ABC, MC, FCPRS, Principal, Bergman & Associates - Toronto, ON (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5200_PHOTO_EN_35075.jpg
Image with caption: "Jamie Leong-Huxley MBA, APR, FCPRS, CAAP, Executive Counsel, Cohn & Wolfe West and Principal, Intolla Incorporated - Calgary, AB (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5200_PHOTO_EN_35076.jpg
Image with caption: "Jane Allison APR, FCPRS, Manager, Community Partnerships, The Hamilton Spectator - Hamilton, ON (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5200_PHOTO_EN_35077.jpg
Image with caption: "Carla Shore APR, FCPRS, Principal, C-Shore Communications Inc. Vancouver, B.C. (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131217_C5200_PHOTO_EN_35078.jpg
SOURCE: Canadian Public Relations Society
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