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We are excited to introduce you to the 2021 WWPR Board of Directors slate. With these women at the helm, we know WWPR will be successful in reaching its mission to create a member-based professional society that cultivates and inspires female communicators to reach their full potential in the DC market and beyond. We’re looking forward to a momentous year full of programming and networking! 

The formal induction of the Board will occur on January 27, 2021 virtually. To attend, please register here.

2021 WWPR BOARD SLATE

President

Christina Francisco

ASHP
Director, Digital Marketing and Strategy

Vice President

Jacqueline Wilson

Stratacomm
Vice President

Past President

Sarah Beth Cloar

Under Armour
Senior Director, Global Brand Communications

Secretary

Julie Malveaux

Communications Consultant

Treasurer

Susan Matthews Apgood

News Generation, Inc
Executive Vice President, Client Engagement & Founder of News Generation, Inc. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chair

K. Kim Atterbury

Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA)
Senior Vice President, Media Relations

Sponsorship/Partnership Chair

Avelyn Austin

REQ
Executive Vice President, Strategy & Development

Content Marketing Co-Chair

Melinda Tolliver

North Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Senior Manager, Digital Strategy

Lillie Zeng

USDA
Public Affairs Specialist

Creative Direction/Design Chair

Amber Lopez

ILMA
Senior Manager, Marketing & Digital Communications

Digital Marketing Chair

Florence Sumaray

Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Social Chair

Chelsea Echavarria

ICF Next
Health Communications Manager

Membership Co-Chairs

Ianthe Metzger

The Collective PAC
Communications Director

Stephanie Miceli

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Media Relations Officer

Professional Development Co-Chairs

Stephanie Wight

JPA Health
Account Supervisor

Emily O’Brien

Delta Dental Plans Association
Director Of Strategic Communications

Pro Bono Co-Chairs

Zorie Valchev

Novartis
PAC Manager

Elynsey Price

Marriott International
Manager, Media Relations

Emerging Leader Awards Co-Chairs

Jennifer Dunn

News Direct Corp.
Vice President, Regional Sales

Erika Dyer

Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) at United States House of Representatives
Communications Director

 

PR Woman of the Year Co-Chairs

Hillarie
Turner

Van Eperen
Vice President

Colleen
Gallagher

Curley Company
Vice President