NSPRA Executive Board

In accordance with NSPRA Bylaws, the NSPRA Executive Board furthers the purposes of the association and the study and teaching of its ideals, ethics and unique features. It also assists in preparing programs for meetings of the association, authorizes committee appointments and formulates policies for NSPRA programs and services.

New members begin their terms on the first day of October following their election or appointment. Those terms are as follows:

  • The president holds office for one year.
  • The president-elect holds office for one year and then becomes president.
  • Regional vice presidents and the vice president for diversity engagement hold office for three years.
  • Vice presidents at large each hold office for a term of two years.

To contact the NSPRA Executive Board:

  • NSPRA members, click on the individual board members' names below for their contact information and more details on their professional backgrounds.
  • Non-members, please submit any inquiries for the NSPRA Executive Board to info@nspra.org.

NSPRA Executive Board Members (as of October 2021)

(Click their names for contact information — NSPRA members only)

Nicole Kirby, APR
President
Nicole Kirby, APR
Term: 2021 - 2022
Cathy Kedjidjian, APR
President-elect
Cathy Kedjidjian, APR
Term: 2021 - 2022
Music Watson, APR
Vice President for Diversity Engagement
Music Watson, APR
Term: 2021 - 2023
Dr. Rhoda Miriphiri-Reed
Vice President at Large — Superintendents of Schools
Dr. Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed
Term: 2021 – 2023
Joshua Sauer, APR
Vice President at Large for Communication Technology and Innovation
Joshua Sauer, APR
Term: 2020 - 2022

Regional Vice Presidents

(Click their names for contact information — NSPRA members only)

Angela Marshall
Northeast Region Vice President
(CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Eastern ON, Prince Edward Island, Quebec)
Angela Marshall
Term: 2019 – 2022
Patrick Gallaway
Mideast Region Vice President
(D.C., IN, KY, MD, MI, OH, VA, WV)
Patrick Gallaway
Term: 2019 – 2022
Cindy Warner, APR
Southeast Region Vice President
(AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands)
Cindy Warner, APR
Term: 2021 - 2024
Tracy Jentz, APR
North Central Region Vice President
(IL, IA, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI, Manitoba, Northwestern ON)
Tracy Jentz, APR
Term: 2020 - 2023
Melissa McConnell
South Central Region Vice President
(AR, KS, LA, Mo, OK, TX)
Melissa McConnell
Term: 2020 - 2023
Phillip Campbell
Northwest Region Vice President
(AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, Alberta, BC, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon)
Phillip Campbell
Term: 2021 – 2024
Joe Ferdani, APR
Southwest Region Vice President
(AZ, CA, CO, HI, NV, NM, UT, WY)
Joe Ferdani, APR
Term: 2019 – 2022