Leaders ask PRSA to dump APR rule for national office

May 10, 2010

A  group of influential PR practitioners today launched a petition drive asking the Public Relations Society of America to become more democratic.

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The petition asks PRSA’s National Assembly to remove a longstanding obstacle that blocks 80% of the society’s membership from holding national office: a requirement that officeholders first earn the “APR” designation. The restriction was put in place in middle 1970s. Read the rest of this entry »