The PRSA Maryland Chapter announced the slate for the 2020 board of directors. Voting will commence on November 25 via an online survey distributed to members.

President

  • Lisa Brusio Coster, M.A., President, Coster Communications

Treasurer

  • Ken Smith, APR

Secretary

  • Christine P. Barnhart, M.S., APR

Directors

  • Jeffrey A. Davis, APR, Managing Partner, Van Eperen
  • Dianna Fornaro, M.A., APR, Senior Communications Specialist, Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company
  • Dr. David Marshall, Professor and Chair, Department of Strategic Communications, Morgan State University
  • Emily McDermott, Account Supervisor/Project Manager, Van Eperen
  • Debra Schindler, Regional Director of Media and Public Relations, MedStar Health
  • Lauren Walbert, Vice President, Sandy Hillman Communications
  • Phillip Yerby, Group Manager, Weber Shandwick

Assembly Delegates serve as the Chapter’s representatives at the PRSA Leadership Assembly and serve as liaison between the Society and Chapter.

  • Cathy E. Nyce, Director, Marketing and Communications, Maryland Auto Insurance
  • Kenneth Smith, APR

Coster said the chapter will continue to accept nominations for the board of directors, specifically a vice president and president-elect to help steer PRSA Maryland into the future.  Anyone interested in holding a committee chair or leadership position should contact her at lbcoster@costercommunications.com.

In photo from Communicator Summit in Baltimore, left to right, PRSA Maryland Chapter members Tracy Imm, Lisa Coster, Claudia Ciolfi, Christine P. Barnhart.

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