Proposed Slate Vote

The PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter Nominating Committee has proposed the following slate of board officers, directors and assembly delegates to lead the chapter in 2023.

Please vote "in favor" to accept the slate or "opposed" to not accept the slate.

Chapter members are strongly encouraged to cast their vote by Dec. 7. The votes collected here will be counted toward total membership vote at our Annual Meeting, which will be held at the chapter's Merry and Bright Holiday Mixer on Dec. 7 at Feast and Fareway in Coronado. 

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* 1. 2023 Proposed Leadership Slate
PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties Board of Directors

Executive Committee
President: Blake Nelson, APR, My Sage Public Relations (2024) *
President Elect and Treasurer: Arturo Garcia Sierra, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2025) * **
Past President: April Tellez Green, UC San Diego (2023)
Secretary: Barbara Cosio Moreno, Caltrans (2024)

Continuing Board Members
Anne Buckley, APR, UC San Diego (2024)
Jenny Mehlow, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (2024)
Patricia Maxwell Robertson, The Eco Monkey (2024)
William Lopez, Alternative Strategies (2024)
Amanda Nelson, Mandavision Strategies (2023)
Elena Gomez, University of San Diego (2025)
Monica Gil dos Santos, Katz & Associates (2025)
Cheryl Robinson, APR, UC San Diego (2024)

New Board Members
Madeleine Baudoin Ghorashi, City of San Diego (2025)
Ben Mendoza, Council President’s Office, City of San Diego (2025)
Alexis Cortes, J Public Relations (2025)
Kristin Blake, Thermo Fisher Scientific (2025)
Anthony King, UC San Diego (2025)
Adagray Willis, APR+M, U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One (2025)

Ethics Chair
Julie Smith-Taylor, APR, Taylor PR Strategies (2023) ***

Associate "New Pro" Board Members
Paulina Sierra, Southwest Strategies (2023) ***
Karlene Sanchez, Katz & Associates (2023) ***
Chris Jenkins, Chris Jenkins Productions (2023) ***
Sammi Reyes, SDSU PRSSA (2023) ***

*Denotes an assembly delegate
**Denotes a Western District representative
***Denotes non-voting board role
The end of each board member’s term is listed in parentheses. Board members serve three-year terms. Associate board members serve one-year terms. 

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* 2. Please provide your name and email address so that we may record your vote.