The Canadian Public Relations Society announces 12 new Accredited Members

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TORONTOJan. 13, 2021 /CNW/ – The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) has granted accredited status to 12 of its members, following their successful completion of the Society’s 2019-20 accreditation program.

Nicole Sendey, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)

“Congratulations are due to these  candidates for having successfully completed the Society’s year-long accreditation process, especially in light of the challenges presented by the global pandemic,” said Margaret Pearcy, APR LM, presiding officer, CPRS National Council on Accreditation. “To earn the highly valued, globally respected APR designation, each has demonstrated a high degree of strategic acumen and a strong commitment to practice ethically and according to the CPRS Code of Professional Standards.”

Vanessa Roland, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)

First granted in 1969 as a measurement of competence and personal achievement in the field of public relations, the APR designation is now an internationally recognized symbol of excellence in the industry.

Stephen Piazza, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)

To achieve accredited status, candidates undergo rigorous evaluation of their skills, experience and the strategic thinking necessary to practice public relations at the highest level. They must also demonstrate thorough understanding of the ethical practice of public relations and adhere to the CPRS Code of Professional Standards.

Émilie Novales, ARP (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)

This year’s 12 new APRs will be recognized by their peers on the first day of Cultivate 2021, the CPRS National Conference to take place in Whistler, B.C., from September 12-14, 2021.

Laura Mousseau, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Ann Lamanes, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Geneviève Laforest, PRP, ARP (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Shelby Kailey, MA, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Erin Girouard, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Lawrence Esso, ARP (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Andrea Chrysanthou, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)
Mark Bernhardt, APR (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)

CPRS National congratulates the following members for earning their APR (Accredited in Public Relations):

Mark Bernhardt, APR

Dynacare

Brampton, Ont.

CPRS Toronto

Andrea Chrysanthou, APR

Global Public Affairs

Toronto, Ont.

CPRS Toronto

Lawrence Esso, ARP

Kelart Communications
Town of Mount Royal, Que.
Société québécoise des
professionnels en relations
publiques (SQPRP)

Erin Girouard, APR

Victoria General Hospital
Foundation

Winnipeg, Man.

CPRS Manitoba

Shelby Kailey, MA, APR 
Halton Regional Police Service
Burlington, Ont.

CPRS Hamilton

Geneviève Laforest, PRP, ARP

A plus Transition

Montréal, Que.

Société québécoise des
professionnels en relations
publiques (SQPRP)

Ann Lamanes, APR

Joseph Brant Hospital

Burlington, Ont.

CPRS Hamilton

Laura Mousseau, APR 
City of Guelph
Guelph, Ont.

CPRS Hamilton

Émilie Novales, ARP

HEC Montréal

Montréal, Que.

Société québécoise des
professionnels en relations
publiques (SQPRP)

Stephen Piazza, APR

Canadian Cancer Society

Toronto, Ont.

CPRS Toronto

Vanessa Roland, ARP

Société québécoise du cannabis
(SQDC)

Montréal, Que.

Société québécoise des
professionnels en relations
publiques (SQPRP)

Nicole Sendey, APR 
Coulson Group of Companies
Port Alberni, B.C.

CPRS Vancouver Island

 

 

 

SOURCECanadian Public Relations Society