NSPRA Executive Board Biography

Carol A. Fenstermacher, APR

Carol A. Fenstermacher, APR, has worked in school public relations for the past 18 years in Oregon and Washington. Currently the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Centennial School District in the Portland area, she was the Community Relations Director for Evergreen Public Schools for 14 years. She has completed the Advanced Public Information Officer course and the Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools course through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Prior to working in public education, Carol spent almost 20 years working in the public and non-profit sector. Her jobs included: Communications Specialist for the City of Portland; Community Relations Director, Portland Rose Festival Association; and Assistant Vice President/Director of Communications for the local United Way. In addition, she was a reporter for a local business paper and a sports publication. She holds a degree in Communications from the University of Portland. Carol also served as NSPRA Northwest Region Vice President from 2012-15.