May 19, 2024

Thoughts on Our Profession (From Acceptance Remarks, PRSA National Capital Chapter Hall of Fame)

(From the PRSA National Capital Chapter blog)  Judy Phair, president of PhairAdvantage Communications, LLC and a former president of PRSA National, was inducted into the National Capital Chapter Hall of Fame on September 18 during the annual Thoth Awards Gala. Below is an excerpt from her acceptance speech. … [Read more...]

Judy Phair Named to PRSA Foundation Board

PRSA Foundation Bolsters 2012 Board to Contribute Even More to Public Relations Education, Research and Scholarship Public Relations Society of America News Release, February 15, 2012 The PRSA Foundation, a nonprofit organization associated with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), bolsters its 2012 board with four new trustees who are industry leaders. New trustees include Judith Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA, president, PhairAdvantage Communications, Maryland; former vice president of communications, Graduate Management Admission Council; previously held senior leadership roles with the Council on Competitiveness, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute and Johns Hopkins University; 2005 PRSA president and CEO; and 2010 PRSA College of Fellows chair.  (View the full news release) … [Read more...]

Event honors Tulsa PRSA members (Tulsa World)

For Dana Birkes and accredited members of the Public Relations Society of America's Tulsa Chapter, a recent evening in their honor was one to remember.   The event honored and recognized all Accredited in Public Relations credentialed members. Dana Birkes, a communications executive with Tulsa-based Flintco, was recognized for her recent selection as a member of the College of Fellows. Judith Phair was the guest speaker. She was honored in 2010 with PRSA's Gold Anvil Award for Lifetime Achievement. She is also PRSA's College of Fellows immediate past chair and 2005 PRSA president and CEO. (Full article) … [Read more...]

Tulsa PRSA Recognizes Members (Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers)

The Tulsa Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recently held a special event to recognize all Accredited in Public Relations (APR)- credentialed members and the 2011 College of Fellows inductee Dana Birkes. The dinner was held at the historic Philcade Building penthouse, with Judith Phair, APR, Fellow PRSA speaking to the special guests. Birkes will be one of only nine PRSA members to be admitted to the nationwide College of Fellows this October in Orlando, Fla. (Full article) … [Read more...]