Upcoming events

    • Wed, February 01, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom Event - PD Workshop
    • 166

    Learning to trust our own professional skills and knowledge, and communicating that effectively to our leadership team can take decades of experience ... or not. Join us for some wisdom that will help you do both simultaneously and reap results for your organization, for your team and for you. This presentation will start you down the path of evaluating your skills and knowledge for future growth, and coach you on some key counseling skills that help you earn leadership’s respect.

    You will:

    • Understand the 9 ways PR contributes to an organization’s bottom line.
    • Explore counseling skills that will help make you work more effectively with your immediate team and with leadership.
    • Identify key areas of knowledge you may need for further learning and growth.

    Event Details: 

    • Wednesday, February 1
    • Noon PST
    • Live Zoom Event - Virtual PD


    Your Presenter: Stacey Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA
    Senior Counsel & Partner/Jackson Jackson & Wagner

    Stacey Smith has over 40 years of experience with an extensive list of clients that range from Fortune 100 multinational operations to small not-for-profits. She specializes in helping organizations build strategic & solid relationships with stakeholders. She is co-author of The Public Relations Practices, Managerial Case Studies and Problems, and The Public Relations Firm. A public speaker as well as teacher, she has presented before numerous national public relations organizations and has taught as adjunct faculty at Antioch University New England, New England College and the University of New Hampshire. Stacey is the 2021 Sage Award winner presented by the College of Fellows, PRSA, for her career-long mentoring of public relations professionals. Stacey is a member of the Institute for Public Relation's Behavioral Insights Group and Immediate Past Chair of the Commission on Public Relations Education (CPRE). She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Communications and earned her graduate degree in Management from Antioch University New England.
    • Thu, March 09, 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, March 10, 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • Troutdale, Oregon
    • 153

    It's time to gather for our Annual OSPRA Conference! 

    Join us March 9-10, 2023 in Troutdale, Oregon for our annual OSPRA conference. This year's conference will be held at Edgefield McMenamins: 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, OR 97060. 

    Conference Description: Embracing challenges, we got this!

    During the 2023 OSPRA annual conference attendees will learn how to tackle 2023 challenges with crisis communications best practices, tips for reputation management, and the best support network imaginable! 

    By attending you will:

    • Receive excellent professional development and connect with peers who understand you.
    • Boost your network and meet potential partners and collaborators in other districts.
    • Learn about your peers and exchange views on shared challenges.
    • Acquire the latest PR knowledge.
    • Have fun and travel.

    The speaker lineup will be announced soon. Stay tuned for more information. 

    Members register by Jan. 31, 2023 to receive Early Bird discount! 

    Registration Fees: 

    Early Bird - Members: $115 (Register by Jan. 31). 

    Standard Registration - Members: $150

    Non-member: $200

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