Press Release - PRSA Names John Pilmer as President

PROVO, UTAH – Jan 11, 2005 – The Utah Valley chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) today announced its newly elected board of directors for 2005 -- John Pilmer, of PilmerPR as president, Janet Frank of Intermountain Health Care (IHC) as president-elect, and as board members: Mark Fredrickson of NextPage, Mark Carpenter of Symantec, John Petersen of Nu Skin, Bryant Larsen of IHC, Dan Davis of The Walton Group, Will Johnson of Timpanogos Regional Food Bank, Melynda Thorpe Burt of Utah Valley State College and Michael Smart and Grant Madsen of Brigham Young University.

Five of this year’s officers are accredited in public relations (APR) by the Universal Accreditation Board, which serves 10 public relations organizations, including PRSA. Such accreditation is a mark of distinction for public relations professionals who demonstrate their commitment to the profession and to its ethical practice, and who are based on broad knowledge, strategic perspective and sound professional judgment.
PRSA is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals, with more than 28,000 professional and student members, including BYU and UVSC. Additional information about PRSA is available online at 

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John Pilmer, APR, MBA