PRSA NJ’s parent organization PRSA was chartered in 1947. Today, with 21,000 members organized into more than 100 Chapters and 10 districts, it is the world’s largest and foremost organization of public relations professionals, providing professional development, setting standards of excellence and upholding principles of ethics for its members and the multi-billion dollar global public relations profession.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has more than 10,000 student members in 320 chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
At the national and local levels, PRSA and its chapters publish news and best practices to expand understanding of the value of public relations, and serve as one of the industry’s leading voices on important societal and business topics of our time. Each member of PRSA commits to uphold the principles of the PRSA Code of Ethics, which offers values, principles and practice guidelines that define professionalism and success.
What can PRSA NJ do for you?
Whether you’re a newcomer, an emerging professional, or a seasoned PR pro, there are many benefits of having a PRSA NJ membership.
Check out our events to stay up-to-date on our schedule of programming and activities designed to help you increase your industry knowledge and develop new contacts.
Expand your circle of colleagues and contacts.
Network at local meetings and programs.
Step into a leadership role.
Exchange knowledge with local experts.
Learn about business development and job opportunities in your community.
Earn recognition through industry awards.
Advocate for the profession.
Our chapter is governed by a board of directors that includes chapter officers and directors, as well past as Board leaders as emeritus, or ex-officio, non-voting members of the board.
President; Executive Committee,
Programming Committee Chair
Founder & CEO
MDL Strategic Communications
President-Elect; Executive Committee,
Stephanie K. Reed
Senior Director, Culture and Communications, University Finance and Administration
New Brunswick, NJ
Treasurer; Executive Committee
Immediate Past President, Executive Committee
Deirdre Lopian Public Relations
Director at Large;
Corporate Director, Media Relations
West Orange, New Jersey
Brendan Middleton, APR
Senior Vice President
East Rutherford, NJ
Director at Large;
Vice President, Marketing & New Business
Director; Social Media Committee
Stern Strategy Group
Emeritus; Membership Committee
Jemia Kinsey Singleton
Director; DIB Committee
Director of Communications
New Jersey Department of Health
Director; New Pros Committee
Public Relations Specialist, Rutgers Graduate School of Education – New Brunswick, NJ
Media Relations and Public Affairs Manager, AtlantiCare
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Professional Adviser-Stockton University PRSSA
Ken Hunter, APR
PowerStation | Communications
Director at Large; Sponsorship Committee
Dennis Wilson, Jr.
Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Northern Region and Creative Services
West Orange, NJ