Tamara White, APR: How Accreditation Has Helped Me

Tamara White, APR is the Director of Communication and Marketing for the Orange County Chapter of the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.  A NIMS/SEMS emergency certified public relations leader, White has more than a decade of experience working with…

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APR Recognition for Caldwell, Tellem

Congratulations to Alan Caldwell, APR, PRSA-LA’s latest member to demonstrate profession-leading competency in the knowledge, skills and abilities required to practice public relations effectively in today’s business arena.  Alan recently earned his Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Universal Accreditation Board. Alan serves as External Relations Manager, Southern California for Shell Oil Company.  He was…

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First Semi-Annual APR Readiness Review

Want to give your career an edge and get some top-level professional development at the same time? Maybe it’s time you pursued your APR accreditation. PRSA-LA has streamlined the process of earning the APR accreditation by moving to a Semi-Annual Readiness Review. The year’s first review was held Saturday, June 26 at the offices of…

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Keith Pillow, APR: How Accreditation Has Helped Me

Keith Pillow, APR is the founder and “chief caddy” of Caddy Marketing and Communications, which provides creative, cost-effective marketing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses in multiple industries. And he’s a big believer in the value of industry education. He earned his MBA from Pepperdine University in 2004 and his APR in 2008. Since 2011,…

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Prepare for your APR with a Mentor and Boot Camp

Want to give your career an edge and get some top-level professional development at the same time? Pursue your APR accreditation! Your chapter supports you with a mentor and our APR Boot Camp. Both are free. The Boot Camp — presented twice a year — is 100 percent online, interactive and offered in three, one-hour,…

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