Entries by Kim MacLeod

Get in on the Fun

Attend a Yankee Social The first Yankee Chapter networking social was held at the Common Man in Concord, NH, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. Special thanks to Clark Dumont, APR, Fellow PRSA, for organizing, and to Laura Simoes and Mackenzie Kreitler for serving as our ambassadors and helping to introduce our […]

Start Your Accreditation Journey

What You Need To Know By Mark Elliott, APR, Yankee Chapter Board Member and Accreditation Co-Chair The Yankee, Boston, and Worcester PRSA chapters, along with the Maine PR Council, have joined forces to host a special professional development session via Zoom on Tuesday, April 9, from 4 to 5 p.m., discussing the value and process […]

Meet a New Member!

Member Spotlight: Jeff Weld, Casella Waste Systems, Rutland VT Originally from Rutland, VT Job Title and Organization: Director of Communications, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST) Work History/Background: I started my career melding two passions—communications and sports—as the first Sports Information Director at my alma mater, Castleton University. For 15 years, I held various roles […]

Why Visibility Matters

Visibility as a Growth Strategy People have asked me, “What impact does attending an event have for me or my organization?’ While you may go to some meetings and leave feeling you haven’t met the right people, let me be clear — visibility for you and your organization’s brand makes an impact. Let’s consider professional […]

Meet A New Member

Kelly Untiet Originally from: Grew up in Franklin, NH. Currently live in Alexandria, NH Current PR Role: Director of Public Relations, Reaching Higher NH Work History Throughout my career, which has spanned government, non-profit, and for-profit organizations, I have remained committed to the idea that innovation, communication, and collaboration are the keys to success. Prior to RHNH, […]

President’s January Message

The Yankee Chapter of PRSA is off to a fabulous start in 2024, thanks to all of you who responded to our membership survey in December. The feedback will help us plan “on point” professional development programs and provide the services our members truly value. The top vote-getter for desired topics was Artificial Intelligence, and […]

Meet A New Member

Keri Pappalardo LinkedIn Profile: linkedin.com/keri-pappalardo Originally from: Haverhill, MA Current Location: Manchester, NH Current Communications / PR Role: Director of Marketing at Lavallee Brensinger Architects Relevant Work History: Lavallee Brensinger Architects 2013 – Present; Beasley Media Group 2011 – 2014 I Joined PRSA Because… The professional answer to this question is, “I joined PRSA for my […]

Congratulations to Stacey!

Stacey Smith Earns Jack Felton Lifetime Achievement Award Yankee Chapter congratulates Stacey Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA, upon receiving IPR’s Jack Felton Lifetime Achievement Award, November 30, 2023. Here are her remarks upon receiving the award.  So, a Lifetime Award, really? When did a lifetime pass? The last thing I remember, I was graduating with a […]