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PRSSA 2016 National Conference

Crossroads of Public Relations

Indianapolis | Oct. 21–25 |

Meet the PRSSA 2017 National Conference Committee from
Boston University

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 From left to right:
Amanda Howard, Logistics Coordinator
Rebecca Stone, Programming Coordinator
Carly Gibson, Conference Coordinator
Rachel McLean, Communications Coordinator

Contact the PRSSA 2017 National Conference Committee at prssanc@gmail.com.

Carly Gibson, Conference Coordinator

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Carly Gibson studies public relations at Boston University and will graduate in May 2018. She joined the BU PRSSA Chapter her freshman year and was the community service chair. Last semester, Gibson served as the financial coordinator where she was actively involved in the planning and implementation of the Chapter’s Regional Conference, PRAdvanced: Tune In!

Gibson has completed three public relations internships with: David Beahm Design, an event styling company in New York City; Rafanelli Events, a Boston based event planning company; and PRLab, Boston University’s student-run public relations agency.

Rebecca Stone, Programming Coordinator

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Rebecca Stone is a junior studying public relations with a concentration in women in media at Boston University and will graduate in 2018. She joined PRSSA her sophomore year and served as programming coordinator that spring. Stone was also involved in the Chapter’s Nationally Affiliated Student-run Firm, Unleashed PR as an assistant account manager. She has held internship positions at Boston Public Market, a local indoor market and Boston University.

Rachel McLean, Communications Coordinator

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Rachel McLean is double majoring in journalism and communication with and emphasis in public relations and minoring in history at Boston University. She will graduate in May 2018. McLean joined Boston University's PRSSA Chapter her sophomore year and joined Unleashed PR, the Chapter’s Nationally Affiliated Student-run Firm, as social media director. She has also served as the marketing coordinator for BUTV10, Boston University's student-run television network, since spring 2015.

McLean has interned with Bose Professional, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, Something Curated, an online magazine based in London, and Culture Magazine. McLean is from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the start of the Boston Marathon, and she grew up exploring Boston.

Have questions for a Boston foodie? Tweet her at @rachelemclean

Amanda Howard, Logistics Coordinator

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Amanda Howard studies public relations at Boston University and will graduate in May 2018. She transferred to Boston University from Loyola University Maryland in the fall of 2016, and immediately joined the Boston University PRSSA Chapter. She also worked with the media relations team of Unleashed PR, the Chapter’s Nationally Affiliated Student-run Firm.

Howard has interned with Kortenhaus Communications, a small public relations firm located in the heart of Boston. Her experience within the public relations field will be of great help throughout the Conference, and she is excited to welcome fellow PRSSA members to the city of Boston.

Want advice from a Boston native? Tweet her @amandahoward102