The members of the PRSA Pittsburgh Board serve as the public face and voice of the organization, act on behalf of the entire Pittsburgh PR community, and provide strategic guidance and valuable insight into industry trends. The Board is comprised of industry professionals from across the Pittsburgh region and includes a diverse mix of professionals, including recent graduates, marketing and advertising professionals, and senior managers.



2017 Executive Board

PRESIDENT – Steve Radick, Brunner

PRESIDENT ELECT – Meredith Klein, Brunner

VICE PRESIDENT – Samantha McClintock, ECSI Heartland

TREASURER – Caitlin Driscoll, Better Business Bureau

ASSISTANT TREASURER – Beth Almes, Development Dimensions International

SECRETARY – Darcey Mamone, NAMI


2017 Committee Leads

Communications Committee Chair – Deanna Tomaselli, Havas PR

Member Services Committee Chair – Meredith Amoroso, Philips

Programming Committee Co-Chair – Dr. Allison Peiritsch, Slippery Rock University

Programming Committee Co-Chair – Chelsea Pompeani, Point Park University

Accreditation Director – Ben Butler, APR, Top Hat IMC

Diversity Co-Chair – Dr. Rahmon Hart, Rivers Casino

Diversity Co-Chair – Helen Humphreys, Independent Consultant

Ethics Lead – Nick Paradise, Kennywood

Job Bank / Directory Coordinator – Dr. Andrew Lingwall, Clarion University

Public Service Lead – Katie Wilson, BNY Mellon

Senior Practitioner Liaison – Jeff Worden, APR, Worden PR

Sponsorship Lead – Noah Fleming, Steel City Media

Student Liaison – Sam Torrez, Burson-Marsteller

Student Liaison – Livia Vissat, PPG

Student Liaison Emeritus – Bob O’Gara, APR, Point Park University