NSPRA Executive Board Biography

Peg Mannion, APR
North Central Regional Vice President
2017-21

Peg Mannion, APR, is an award-winning school PR professional with significant experience in strategic planning, community relations, project management, crisis communications, team building, media relations and writing. She has developed, coordinated and implemented communication programs that meet the needs of internal and external audiences in Illinois’ third largest high school district. In 13 years working in Glenbard Township High School District 87 as Community Relations Coordinator, Peg has worked for five superintendents and coordinated communication regarding referendums, a school fire, the deaths of students and staff members, closing the minority student achievement gap, transition to a 1:1 iPad learning environment, school day schedule change, leadership changes and more. Over the span of 10 years, she has held a multitude of leadership positions on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Chapter of NSPRA (INSPRA), including chapter president. She also has 12 years of experience as a community newspaper editor and education reporter.