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Naomi HunterNaomi Hunter, APR
Manager, Communication Surveys

As NSPRA's communication surveys manager, Naomi Hunter, APR, oversees NSPRA’s in-house survey service for communication audits and reviews.

Hunter is an accredited public relations professional (APR) with 30 years of experience in strategic communications and public relations in the public, private and non-profit sectors. She joined the NSPRA staff in October 2022 as the communication audit surveys manager after previous work with the association as a consultant auditor.

Prior to joining NSPRA, Naomi spent five years providing communication services to numerous school districts and public agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California, including serving the Redwood City School District as an advisor and facilitator on community engagement processes for school closures and school reconfigurations. She had served as director of communications for the Redwood City School District (RCSD) in Redwood City, Calif., for more than 10 years previously. In 2021 and 2022, she also taught an undergraduate course, Public Relations Theories and Principles, at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif. 

Naomi served as chair of the NSPRA Accreditation Committee from 2018 to 2022, and served on the board of the California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) from 2015 to 2021. She served as president of the Public Relations Society of America, San Francisco Chapter (PRSA-SF) in 2014, and as a PRSA-SF board member from 2012 to 2016.  

Naomi has presented workshops at conferences for NSPRA, CalSPRA, the California School Boards Association (CSBA), the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Women in School Leadership Conference, and the ACSA Classified Educational Leaders Institute. 

Naomi earned her accreditation in public relations (APR) in 2010. ​She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Northwestern University and a master's degree from Stanford University.