Tools for Chapter Leaders
Strengthen Your Chapter
As a Chapter leader, you are a vital part of the PRSSA community. You have a big responsibility, and PRSSA offers information, tools and connections to help you tackle your challenges, expand your opportunities and strengthen your Chapter.
Dues Info — Learn how to submit dues. Deadlines: March 1 and Nov. 1.
Handbooks and Guides — Get help with recruitment, Student-run Firms, Chapters, Regional Conferences, Chapter News and your PRSA relationship.
Leadership Transition — Tips for how to transition smoothly.
Fundraising — Learn how to unify your Chapter, earn money and support causes through fundraising.
Meetings and Events — Browse a list of ways to make meetings exciting and better attended.
Recruiting — Learn about some creative approaches other Chapters have used to recruit new members.
Google Groups — Chapter presidents, firm directors and Faculty and Professional Advisers can share ideas, brainstorm solutions and tackle challenges as a community of peers.
Pacesetter — Receive recognition for your Chapter’s successes in the areas of membership, national participation and/or Chapter development.
PRSA Sponsor Chapters — Find out which PRSA Chapter sponsors your PRSSA Chapter, and learn how to build a strong, mutually beneficial relationship.
Brand Guidelines, Logos and Templates — Download the PRSSA logo, brand guidelines and templates.
PRSSA offers leadership training sessions that allow you to learn from past Chapter leaders and share ideas with current Chapter leaders at National Conference and National Assembly. Each spring, we also offer the Leadership Rally, a full weekend of training exclusively for new and incoming Chapter Presidents.
PRSSA National Subcommittee
The 2017–2018 National Committee is seeking applicants for 10-15 Regional Ambassadors as well as four new subcommittees: the Digital Communications, Graphics, Multimedia and Industry News Subcommittees. Applications (PDF and Word) open today, June 26 and will close Monday, July 17 at midnight.
PRSSA Nationally Affiliated Firm Request
This request for proposal (RFP) is requesting proposals to assist with the Internship Center, Career Development Month and other potential projects. If selected, the student-run firm would work directly with the PRSSA National Committee, gaining exposure to National PRSSA operations and experience with a trade association client. Applications (PDF and Word) open today, Interested firms should submit intent-to-bid forms (Word and PDF) by July 24 to Vice President of Career Services Demi Wolfe.
Answers to Questions
When you need someone to share an idea with or to discuss a challenge, you can connect with other Chapter leaders through the Chapter Presidents Google Group and through PRSSA social media. Send out your questions and start a discussion. In addition, the National Committee members are excited to support you and PRSSA Headquarters staff are happy to field questions.
Graduation Honor Cords
Consider purchasing graduation honor cords from the vendors below (not associated with PRSSA). Remember: the official PRSSA color is navy blue.