Call for Nominations - CPRS

This is a Call For Nominations to serve as officers and directors of Canadian Public Relations Society - Regina (CPRS Regina) for 2018-19. The Board of Directors will be elected at the Annual General Meeting on September 12, 2018, 6 p.m. at The Lobby Public House (2545 Broad Street).

**Nominations should be submitted to Robert (Bob) Ellis, APR ( no later than Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Elections will be held for the following positions:
  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Directors
  • Student Representative
There is no absolute restriction on the number of at-large directors.
By custom, they have usually numbered at least five. Directors are expected to assume one of the following portfolios:
  • Membership
  • Interactive Media
  • Events/Marketing
  • Recruitment/Retention
  • Programming
A brief description of the above portfolios are not limited to but include the following:
Director of Membership
  • Assists with membership questions and concerns
  • Maintains local society distribution list
  • Sends welcome message to new members
  • Liaise with National on memberships
  • Creates and distributes PD promotion poster to members
Director of Interactive Media
  • Updates and maintains CPRS Regina website (TBD)
  • Updates and maintains CPRS Regina Facebook group, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Research and implement other interactive and social media outlets for local society upon recommendation
Director of Events & Marketing
  • Liaise with designated venue for PD sessions
  • Order food, ensure appropriate audio-visual equipment is ordered
  • In charge of projector and set-up at the PD session if need be
  • In charge of pop-up banners and set-up at PD sessions
  • Assists Recruitment & Retention Director, Program Director and Administration with various tasks

Director of Recruitment & Retention
  • Recruit new members using strategic methods
  • Retain current members (work with Membership Director on lapsed memberships)
  • Create and update strategic plan for portfolio

Director of Programming
  • Responsible for helping to create a speakers list for the year
  • Assist in contacting speakers and book them respectively for their designated PD session
  • Ensures duplication of speakers does not occur with IABC Regina in the same year or in recent years past
  • Assists Director of Events & Marketing with needs of the designated speaker

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Twitter - @CPRS_Regina