Chapter Leadership

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2019-2020 Board of Directors

Brad Ruhmann
Crews Banking Corp., Marketing Director

Cathryn Lacy
Lakeland Electric, Utility Marketing Program Coordinator

Vice President
Rebecca Paul
Florida Southern College, Director of Public Relations & Marketing

Immediate Past President
Joe McLeod
McLeod Communications, Managing Partner

Laurie McDonald
Great Impression, Client Services Manager

Erin Martinez
Talbot House Ministries, Director of Development

Director, Accreditation
Sheila Skipper Guzmán, APR
Southeastern University, Assistant Professor of Public Relations and Communications and Chair of the Department of Communication

Director, Communication
Jessica Lawson
Peace River Center, Director of Public Relations & Marketing

Committee Chairs

Professional Development and Website Chair
Dave Walter
GiveWell Community Foundation, Communications Manager

Social Media Chair
Maribel Ramirez
Polk County Supervisor of Elections Office, Outreach & Early Voting Coordinator