The Southwest Florida chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to programs and activities that enhance the success of public relations professionals in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades Counties.

Download a fact sheet about our membership here.

Our chapter members enjoy a number of benefits, including:

• Networking with 100 FPRA members in Southwest Florida, along with other related professional associations.

• Professional development, including monthly educational luncheon programs, and our PR University full-day program.

• Professional recognition through our annual local Image Awards and chapter member awards.

• Professional accreditation and certification study sessions.

• Local and statewide job banks.

• Leadership opportunities through our chapter Board of Directors and Leadership Team.

• Our chapter members ascribe to the FPRA Code of Ethics.

SWFL Chapter Past Presidents:

2020Randy Mitchelson, APR
2019Lisa Murray, APR, CPRC
2018Tiffany Whitaker, APR, CPRC
2017Jessica Potts
2016Trish Robertson, APR, CPRC
2015Heidi Taulman, APR, CPRC
2014Samantha Scott, APR
2013Jessica Clark, APR, CPRC
2012Carla Ulakovic
2011Pam Nulman, APR, CPRC
2010Kathleen Taylor, APR
2009Ginny Cooper
2008Barbara-Anne Urrutia
2007Olivia Orth
2006Nancy McCarthy, APR
2005Eileyn Sobeck-Bador, APR
2004Deb Webb, APR
2003Karen Ryan, APR, CPRC
2002Kate Gooderham, APR, CPRC
2001Kelly Powell, APR
2000Tina Haisman, APR, CPRC
1999Susan Johnson
1998Louisa Grace, APR
1997Melinda Isley, APR
1995/1996Kurt Harclerode, APR
1994Rae Nicely, APR
1993Andrea Meyer, APR, CPRC
1992Mary Briggs, APR, CPRC
1991Craig Bair, APR, CPRC
1990Lynn Schneider, APR, CPRC
1989Teri Hansen, APR
1988Louisa Grace, APR
1987Rina Henderson
1986Barbara Schropp
1985Paul Kutz