Pam Nulman Soaring Eagle PR Award
The Pam Nulman Soaring Eagle PR Award was established in 2018 to honor retired public relations practitioner, Pam Nulman, APR, CPRC. Passionate about lifelong learning and naturally restless and inquisitive, Pam followed an already successful 25-year career in corporate public relations and as an independent public relations practitioner to mentor aspiring young PR professionals in the College of Arts and Sciences at Florida Gulf Coast University. Throughout Pam’s long career she was always devoted to leadership and mentorship of the next generation of public relations professionals.
This award recognizes an active FPRA FGCU student member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership ability, talent and passion for the public relations profession, as well as esteemed contributions to the student organization. This student is one that is respected by their peers for their dedication to lifelong learning in the field of public relations. Students competing for this award will be judged based on their leadership, public relations-related achievements, and their commitment to furthering the public relations profession.
This award is given only when there is an individual eligible and does not require distribution annually.
2022 Pam Nulman Soaring Eagle PR Award: Alexa Gutierrez
Friends of Janet Philanthropy Award
The Friends of Janet (FOJ) Philanthropy Award was established in memory of Janet Wilson, a true leader during her decade as a member of the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA, who passed away unexpectedly in December 2019. Janet was kind to everyone she met and contributed graciously to a vast list of worthy causes in our community. Janet never met a stranger, and often joked about her worldwide network of ‘Friends of Janet’.
The FOJ award is bestowed upon an active member of the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA who embodies the spirit of Janet Wilson’s philanthropy and has a proven track record of dedication to the community through volunteering and leadership. The deserving chapter member is someone who consistently demonstrates generosity by giving their time, talent and treasure to benefit our community and leads by example to inspire others to do the same.
This award is given only when there is an individual eligible and does not require distribution annually. The recipient of this award must also be a member in good standing for a minimum of 2 chapter years.
2022 Friends of Janet Philanthropic Award: Karen Ryan, APR, CPRC