Rich Bagin, APR

Executive Director Emeritus

Rich Bagin, APR, was named NSPRA executive director emeritus in November 2020 after having served as the association’s executive director since 1992.

He offers more than 30 years of experience in school and private-sector public relations. Rich started his career as a secondary school English teacher in Pennsylvania. He previously served as a senior vice president with two marketing communication agencies and is accredited by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB).

Rich is the author of more than five books on all areas of public relations and has presented numerous times at the national conventions and workshops for all the major education leadership organizations. Rich is a board member of two organizations: The Learning First Alliance and

Rich enjoys time with his family, sports and the compilation of witty quotes covering all areas of our profession and life.