We are shaking it up in 2016 and we invite you to join Team PRSA. 

With a vision to unify, strengthen and advance the public relations profession, the PRSA Las Vegas Valley Chapter serves to build value and demand for, and global understanding of, public relations.  Collectively, we help to advance public relations professionals by offering development opportunities and career refinement through continuing education programs, networking events with industry leaders, exclusive membership access to events and trend setters, information exchange forums, and research findings conducted on national and local levels.  

Public Relations Society of America – Las Vegas Valley Chapter
Announces 2016 Board of Directors

(Las Vegas, Jan. 20, 2016) – The Public Relations Society of America’s Las Vegas Valley Chapter (PRSALVVC) has announced its new seven-member board of directors to lead the trade organization in 2016. As the largest local professional organization serving the public relations community, PRSA has a mission to "advance the profession and the professional,” by providing news trends and information, thought leadership, continuing education and networking opportunities in addition to setting standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct.  The chapter’s 2016 board of directors includes:

  • President: Kurt Ouchida, Managing Partner, BRAINTRUST
  • President-Elect: Andrew Doughman, Vice President of Communication Strategies, TSC2 Group
  • Past President: Melody Crickman, Director of Marketing and Communications, Touro University Nevada
  • VP of Programs: Melissa Mirich, President, Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic School Parent Teacher Organization
  • VP of Membership: Cara Clarke, Associate VP-Communications, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • VP of Communications: Shaundell Newsome, Founder, Sumnu Marketing
  • VP of Finance: Kevin Malone, Public Information Officer, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles

Our Next Event:  Mark your calendars for the Monday, February 22 for an exclusive membership opportunity (as we shake it up this year we are breaking from the tradition of overscheduled Thursdays).  Stay tuned as there's more to come. 


This just in:  FREE Chapter membership Feb. 1–29. During this promotion, when you join PRSA National with code FEB16, you will  receive Chapter membership (up to $100).
Pinnacles Obelisk

2015 Pinnacle Awards

Congratulations to all the winners! See who won at PRSAPinnacleAwards.com.

The Pinnacle Awards ceremony was held Thursday, November 5 at the M Resort in Henderson.