Annual Meeting Features Market Basket Protest, Awards & Elections

Yankee Chapter members and guests were treated to an insider’s view of last summer’s Market Basket protest of the firing of long-time CEO Arthur T. DeMoulas at the chapter’s Annual Meeting November 20 at Red River Theatre in Concord.

About YankeePRSA

The Yankee Chapter is comprised of approximately 130 public relations professionals who work in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

The Yankee Chapter meets every other month for professional development sessions and networking opportunities. Meetings feature seminars, prominent speakers, workshops and discussions on various topics and issues of interest to those who practice public relations.

The sessions also provide the opportunity for professionals at all levels to improve and refresh their skills and to meet and converse with colleagues from throughout northern New England.


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When you join PRSA you join a vibrant network of practitioners, focused on sharing insights and best practices. Our members understand the realities of practicing public relations and offer solutions for all career levels. As the world’s leading advocate for public relations and communications professionals, PRSA represents a diverse cross-section of the industry, including corporate institutions, agencies, independent practitioners, public affairs organizations, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit.



New Officers Elected at Annual Meeting

The 2015 slate of officers was presented to membership and approved unanimously at the Yankee Chapter annual meeting on November 20 at Red River Theatre in Concord.


Patrick Jackson Award to NH Entrepreneur, Jason Alexander

The Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented the 2014 Patrick Jackson Award to Jason Alexander at its annual meeting on November 20 at Red River Theatres in Concord, NH.



PR Manager – Planet Fitness

1/29/2015 — Planet Fitness HQ is searching for a Public Relations Manager to assist in the development and execution of the company’s national and local strategic public relations plan.


Internal Communications Manager – Univ. of Maine System

1/22/2015 — The University of Maine System is seeking to fill a position as Internal Communications Manager responsible for effectively supporting and advancing System-wide Human Resources strategic objectives, change processes, programs, and services with all internal audiences, through timely and effective communications.