NSPRA Executive Board

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 (2019–20)

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

Kelly Avants, APR
President
Kelly Avants, APR
Term: 2019–20
Lesley Bruinton, APR
President-elect
Lesley Bruinton, APR
Term: 2019–20
Heidi Otero
Vice President for Diversity Engagement
Heidi Otero
Term: 2017–20
David Sovine, Ed.D.
Vice President at Large — Superintendents of Schools
David Sovine, Ed.D.
Term: 2019–21
Cathy Kedjidjian, APR
Vice President at Large for Communication Technology & Innovation
Cathy Kedjidjian, APR
Term: 2018–20

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: 2019–22
Patrick Gallaway
Mideast Region Vice President
(D.C., IN, KY, MD, MI, OH, VA, WV)
Patrick Gallaway
Term: 2019–22
Mychal Frost
Southeast Region Vice President
(AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands)
Mychal Frost
Term: 2018–21
Peg Mannion, APR
North Central Region Vice President
(IL, IA, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI, Manitoba, Northwestern ON)
Peg Mannion, APR
Term: 2017–20
Tony Heaberlin, APR
South Central Region Vice President
(AR, KS, LA, Mo, OK, TX)
Tony Heaberlin, APR
Term: 2017–20
Curtis Campbell
Northwest Region Vice President
(AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, Alberta, BC, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Yukon)
Curtis Campbell
Term: 2018–21
Joe Ferdani, APR
Southwest Region Vice President
(AZ, CA, CO, HI, NV, NM, UT, WY)
Joe Ferdani, APR
Term: 2019–22