|Phyllis Ershowsky, APR, CPRC|
Named the 2011 FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter Member of the Year
Each year the Southwest Florida Chapter selects one member who exemplifies the FPRA spirit and gives generously of his or her time to make our chapter successful. Characteristics of this individual often include:
- Actively participating in chapter programs and projects
- Supporting the chapter to help raise the level of professionalism in our community
- Displaying a professional attitude and standard of conduct at all times
- And, is always supportive of fellow public relations professionals.
Dedicated to supporting our next generation of PR professionals, Phyllis Ershowsky, APR, CPRC has been our chapter’s education chair for the past two years, serving as our professional chapter’s liaison to the student FPRA chapter and now, she also has the honor of being named our Chapter Member of the Year.
During her time as education chair, Phyllis has:
- Helped triple the number of student members
- Attended virtually every student event
- Helped the students gain university funding for next year
- Helped promote student activities throughout the year in the professional chapter newsletter
- Purchased FPRA blue honor cords for graduating PR seniors
- Coordinated student scholarships for this year’s state conference
- Conducted student focus groups to gather information for the state conference student track
- Serves on the team coordinating the student track at state conference
- And lastly, this summer she brought back the chapter’s internship program.