Board and Committees

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.


2019 Executive Board

PRESIDENT – Ben Butler, APR, Top Hat

VICE PRESIDENT – Steve Radick, BCW Global

SECRETARY – Jordan Mitrik, Brunner

TREASURER – Darcey Mamone, NAMI

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT – Meredith Klein, Brunner


2019 Committee Leads

Assistant Treasurer – Kristen Hammett, Berkshire Hathaway

Communications Committee Chair – Kaili Doud, Smith Brothers Agency

Programming Committee Co-Chair – Mallory Manz, Carlow University

Programming Committee Co-Chair – Jesse Serra, rue21

Accreditation Director – Ben Butler, APR, Top Hat

Public Service Co-Lead – Deanna Tomaselli, Red Havas

Public Service Co-Lead – Jennifer Rignani, Duquesne University School of Law

Student Liaison Emeritus – Camille Downing, Point Park University


Interested in serving on the Board in 2020?

If you’d like to get more involved with PRSA Pittsburgh in 2020, email with the following information:

  • Your name, LinkedIn profile and contact information
  • Preferred role
  • Why you’re interested in serving in a leadership role

Please note: An email of interest is not a commitment. Feel free to ask questions, inquire about roles and responsibilities, or meet and chat with current board members at our next Off the Clock Happy Hour.