New National Leadership Team Refuels The PRIA Engines

New National Leadership Team Refuels The PRIA Engines
SHARE
THIS



Australia’s peak public relations and communication industry body has today announced a new National Board of Directors, and the results of the 2016 State & Territory Divisional Council elections.

Drawing on a broad range of public relations and communication disciplines, the new National Board of Directors and the Councillors of the eight State & Territory Divisional Councils bring an impressive breadth of expertise to PRIA.

PRIA National President Jenny Muir said the new National Board of Directors are a credit to the strength of Australia’s public relations and communication landscape. “The Board, made up of current and new Directors, reflects the diversity of expertise and knowledge in our industry. The Board delivers significant business acumen to PRIA, enabling us to lead an exciting program of change for the industry.”

The National Board and PRIA members are supported across all States and Territories by a high-caliber team of volunteer leaders in each Divisional Council. The 57 Councillors are the eyes and ears on the ground with members, building strong professional networks, delivering dynamic professional development, events and advocacy programs. They are ably supported by the expertise available in the PRIA’s special committees for the Registered Consultancy Group, Education & Training, Emerging Practitioners, and the College of Fellows.

“Our new and refreshed leadership team are passionate about our profession’s future and committed to increasing PRIA’s contribution to Australia’s diverse and vibrant communication industry,” said Jenny Muir.

The new and re-elected State and Territory representatives of the National Board are:  

Alex Messina, Principal, AM Strategy (Vic)

Annette Holden, Senior Project Officer, SA Health (SA)

David Rose, Director of Media and Communications, NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NT)

Heike Phillips, Media Director, Department of Employment (ACT, re-elected)

Marie Howarth, Managing Consultant QLD, Mills Wilson (Qld, re-elected)

Samara Kitchener, Director, House of Kitch Communications (NSW)

Sarah Seymour, Development Officer, Edith Cowan University (WA)

Susan Moore, Communications Director (Asia Pacific), Gartner (Tas)

The new Divisional Councils include:

NSW:

Belinda Tupou, Founder and Business Consultant, Mind My Marketing

Christina Efthymiades, Director, Laconic PR + Communications

Dominique Wolfe, Principal Manager of Stakeholder Engagement, Roads and Maritime Services

Gabrielle Martinovich, Principal, Definitude Communication

Grant Richmond-Coggan, Client Services Director – Sydney, Red Agency

Jo Scard, Founder and Managing Director, Fifty Acres – The Communications Agency

Kerren Hosking, Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs & Governance, NPS MedicineWise

Paul Cheal, General Manager, Honner                                                             

Rana Hadid-Richards, Director, Etic Consulting Group

ACT:

Annette Healy, Freelance Consultant 

Christine Belcher, Freelance Consultant & PRIA Fellow

Diana Forrester, Managing Director, OPF Consulting

Neil Smail, Director, Forum Communications

Reece Cummings, Communications & Marketing Manager, Canberra Grammar School

Steve Power, Freelance Consultant

Thomas Parkes, Senior Advisor of Communication, Department of Education and Training

Victoria Taylor, Director, Flourish Communication

VIC:

Caitlin Harris, Group Communications and Content Manager, Probuild Constructions

Arj Ganeshalingam, General Manager, Porter Novelli

Lynne Haultain, Director, Government Practice, Essential Media

Alistair King, Senior Associate, RMK+Associates

QLD:

Cameron Tomes, Manager of Communications, WorkCover Queensland

Chiara Barbera, Consultant, Rowland

Deanna Nott, Director, Wings Public Relations

Elizabeth McClymont-Mortensen, General Manager of Communications, ATEC Rail Group Limited

Eva Ford-Murphy, Country Communications Manager (Australia), ABB

Helen Hutchings, Group Executive Director, Phillips Group

Joanne Nelson, Executive Director of Corporate Affairs & Governance, Queensland Treasury Corporation

Quinn Sunderland, Principal Marketing Advisor, TAFE Queensland

Sharon Suzor, Communication and Community Lead – South East Queensland, AECOM

Shona (Strachan) Tattersall, Senior Advisor (Communication), TransLink Division in the Department of Transport and Main Roads

Thomas Vergotis, Senior Advisor – Communications & Social Media, Suncorp Group

WA:

April Kleer, Media Consultant, Curtin University

Frances Papalia, Marketing and Publications Officer, Department of Training and Workforce Development

Jacqueline King-Small, Director, Juice PR (WA President)

Joanne Peckitt, Student Engagement Coordinator, Curtin University

Lien Stewart, Project Officer, Australian Sports Commission

Melanie Eleonora, Managing Director, Aussie Travel Assist

Nicola Firth, Business Development and Marketing Manager Australia, Squire Patton Boggs

Sarah Seymour, Development Officer, Edith Cowan University (Councillor and National Board Member)

Susanna Wolz, Media Relations Manager, Curtin University

NT:

Emmanuelle Clarke, Communications and Marketing Officer, Menzies School of Health Research

Jeannette Button, Managing Director, PR Button

Tracy Jones, Managing Director, Creative Territory

SA:

Annette Holden, Senior Project Officer, SA Health (Councillor and Board Member)

Bevan Jones, Senior Administration Officer, DPTI

Kim Burley, Lecturer and Course Coordinator, University of South Australia

Michelle Prak, Consultant and Director, Prak Communications (SA President)

Morgan Spencer, Director, Martini Mondays

Nataliya Scoleri, Communications Manager, Marcellin Technical College and MTC Training

Penelope Starling, Communications Coordinator, RAA

Tania Bawden, Journalist, Office of Communication and Engagement, Flinders University

TAS:

Anthony Lowe, Director, The Roxburgh Group

Jacquie Ray, Managing Director, Timmins Ray

Leigh Arnold, Communications Manager, Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce

Please login with linkedin to comment

Corality Financial Group

Latest News

APN Outdoor Confirms Retention Of Three Key Contracts
  • Media

APN Outdoor Confirms Retention Of Three Key Contracts

APN Outdoor has used its annual general meeting to announce three key contract renewals: Transport for Brisbane, Transdev Melbourne and Adelaide & Parafield Airports, for multiple years. Company CEO and managing director, James Warburton, said: “These contracts represent an important part of our advertising offering. The far-reaching impact they provide delivers a compelling proposition and cements our commitment […]

Women In Media Profile: Olivia Warren
  • Media

Women In Media Profile: Olivia Warren

It's the latest in our Women In Media profiles, and this one is so good you'll possibly get a nervous twitch somewhere.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
LIDA Delivers Series Of Animated Info Bites For Busy Marketers
  • Marketing
  • Media

LIDA Delivers Series Of Animated Info Bites For Busy Marketers

M&C Saatchi Group’s customer engagement specialist agency, LIDA, has crafted an initial eight-episode series of bite-sized animated videos designed to help busy marketers stay ahead of the game. ‘60 Second Gets’ draws on LIDA’s wealth of experience to unpack the latest industry tools, tech and thinking. Launching today, the first video, ‘Success in 6 Seconds’, […]

Naked And Gidget Foundation Want Australians To Start Talking
  • Campaigns

Naked And Gidget Foundation Want Australians To Start Talking

Today Naked launches its ‘Start Talking’ campaign for Gidget Foundation Australia; a not-for-profit that provides support for families who are affected by perinatal depression and anxiety (PNDA). The centrepiece of the campaign is a powerful TVC that brings to life this common, but often hidden illness, and shows how Gidget Foundation’s ‘Start Talking’ telehealth program […]

MKTG Integrates Telstra Tracker Data With LED Signage At AFL Stadiums
  • Marketing
  • Technology

MKTG Integrates Telstra Tracker Data With LED Signage At AFL Stadiums

For the first time ever, AFL spectators will be able to view real-time Telstra Tracker player data via in-stadium LED signage, thanks to the combined efforts of Telstra, Champion Data and MKTG. By integrating the Telstra Tracker data into the LED signage at the MCG and Etihad Stadium, fans will receive contextually relevant information from […]

Westfield Shows Off New Visual Identity In Line With Fresh Digital Offering
  • Marketing

Westfield Shows Off New Visual Identity In Line With Fresh Digital Offering

Scentre Group has unveiled a new brand look and feel coinciding with the re-launch of the Westfield.com.au and Westfield.co.nz sites. This digital-first visual identity sees a shift towards creating a more contemporary, invigorated and colourful brand, reflective of Westfield’s in-centre experience. The iconic Westfield logo will continue to lead brand communications, supported with a new […]

The Age Of The Ephemeral: Why Experiential Marketing Is Compulsory This Year
  • Marketing
  • Opinion

The Age Of The Ephemeral: Why Experiential Marketing Is Compulsory This Year

In this guest post, Keep Left’s head of consumer engagement, Johanna Murray (pictured below), explains the merits of experiential marketing, as well as sharing some tips on how to do it – and do it well. Humans love to label things – especially intangible things, like time. We like eras and ages and eons because they […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
The Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2018
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Technology

The Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2018

This trends report is a must-read for all marketers, although it contains no news on the return of the bubble perm.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
How To Give And Take Feedback At Work
  • Opinion

How To Give And Take Feedback At Work

Georgia Murch (pictured below) is an expert in creating feedback cultures and author of Feedback Flow; The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Embed Change in 90 Days. In this guest post, Murch offers her tips on giving (and receiving) feedback from colleagues without botching it up… We all know that feedback matters.  Most of us want the good, the bad and the […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Dentsu X Expands Operations To Sydney
  • Advertising
  • Media

Dentsu X Expands Operations To Sydney

Have you completely forgotten what Sydney looks like? Well, thankfully this story comes with a handy pictorial reminder.

SBS Radio Introduces Three 24-Hour Digital Radio Stations On Digital TV
  • Media

SBS Radio Introduces Three 24-Hour Digital Radio Stations On Digital TV

SBS Radio has announced two new digital radio stations – SBS PopAsia, SBS PopDesi and a refresh of SBS Radio 3 – is now available on digital TV. SBS Radio 3 will broadcast world news and current affairs from the BBC World Service (previously airing on SBS Radio 4 on digital radio) and special events […]

Champion Launches Music Platform Championing Emerging Aussie Artists Via Emotive
  • Campaigns
  • Marketing

Champion Launches Music Platform Championing Emerging Aussie Artists Via Emotive

For its first Australian campaign, Champion has partnered with creative and content agency Emotive to launch a music program titled ‘Revealed’. The program champions emerging Australian artists by intimately telling their story through video, and providing funding and creative support to create world class music videos for new release music. The first Revealed artist is […]

Delacon Launches Call Analytics In India
  • Marketing

Delacon Launches Call Analytics In India

Australian-owned call analytics provider Delacon has continued its international expansion, opening an innovation centre in India to service local and global partners, and develop the next generation of call tracking and analytics solutions. The office in Chennai is the eighth for the Sydney-headquartered business, which enables brands and agencies to optimise marketing campaigns by accurately […]

Protein To Handle Retail Roll-Out Of Recycling Initiative Return-It
  • Marketing

Protein To Handle Retail Roll-Out Of Recycling Initiative Return-It

Sydney brand and digital agency Protein has been appointed to handle the retail and digital roll-out of recycling company Return-It, which has just been announced as the container collection network for the ACT. Return-It awarded the work to the 17-year strong agency, following Protein’s tender support and brand development of the retail concept. The public-facing […]

Why We Need To Talk More About Failure
  • Opinion

Why We Need To Talk More About Failure

This is an excellent article about celebrating failure. Although, admittedly, we failed to get to the very end of it.

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Women In Media Profile: Kimmie Neidhardt
  • Media

Women In Media Profile: Kimmie Neidhardt

Kimmie Neidhardt doesn't just have a very cool name, as you'll read here. There's a good head on those shoulders, too.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
SCA Promotes Nathan Soulsby To Head Of TV Sales For Sydney
  • Advertising
  • Media

SCA Promotes Nathan Soulsby To Head Of TV Sales For Sydney

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced the promotion of Nathan Soulsby to head of TV sales for Sydney. The announcement comes after Kristen Budd’s move to general manager of SCA’s Central Coast office. Caretaking the role during Budd’s maternity leave, Soulsby has been a key contributor to the consistent share and revenue growth that has […]

Columbus, A Merkle Company Announces Client Wins & Senior Appointments
  • Marketing

Columbus, A Merkle Company Announces Client Wins & Senior Appointments

Following the launch of Merkle in the Australian market in March, Columbus, a Merkle Company has secured nine new clients in three months, including Macquarie University, Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited and Hipages. Columbus has also appointed two group business directors in the Victorian market, with Leonie Dawkins (pictured above, left) and Guy McGechan (pictured […]

Black woman in handcuffs
  • Media

Adland Industry Leaders To Be Locked Up In Prison To Help Aussie Youth

Over sixty senior leaders from the media, marketing, tech and creative industry will spend the night in jail as part of UnLtd’s Adland Bail Out, to raise funds for Whitelion. The ‘inmates’ will be handing over their mobile phones and putting on their prison overalls to brave a night in the chilling cells of Yasmar […]

JCDecaux Partners With Seedooh To Verify OOH Campaigns
  • Advertising
  • Media

JCDecaux Partners With Seedooh To Verify OOH Campaigns

Global out-of-home (OOH) advertising giant JCDecaux has announced a partnership with independent tech platform Seedooh to offer advertisers greater transparency for campaigns. Under the agreement, Seedooh’s reporting and verification platform will be integrated into JCDecaux’s system to create an independent campaign delivery reporting function that works seamlessly within the end-to-end campaign delivery processes. It will […]

Innovation: The Foundation Of Marketing & Sales Collaboration
  • Marketing
  • Opinion

Innovation: The Foundation Of Marketing & Sales Collaboration

In this opinion piece, Seismic’s managing director for Australia and New Zealand, Andy Pattinson (pictured below), explains how marketers can work smarter and why collaboration is vital in delivering return on investment. Demand for marketing roles is growing, as marketers continue to learn more about what customers want. The marketing agenda is increasingly being tied in […]

Opinion

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Roll’d Enlists Impress!ve Digital Ahead Of Franchise & Catering Push
  • Marketing

Roll’d Enlists Impress!ve Digital Ahead Of Franchise & Catering Push

Aussie food franchise Roll’d has announced it has signed on Melbourne digital marketing agency Impress!ve Digital to support its digital marketing. The partnership has already begun, with Impress!ve Digital aiming to significantly boost the company’s revenue through digital marketing strategies that are directly linked to return on investment and franchise acquisition. Impress!ve Digital has been […]

Yippee! More Photos from the 30 Under 30 Awards!
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Technology

Yippee! More Photos from the 30 Under 30 Awards!

If you think B&T simply runs these photo gallery stories so you can gawk at young, attractive people, you'd be right.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine