Executive Board

 

dscn4492-1President

Selina Henn (COM ‘18) is a senior pursuing a major in Communication Studies and a minor in International Relations. She previously served as Public Relations Coordinator for PRSSA and as a PR Storyteller at BU’s Community Service Center. After completing PR internships both abroad and in the U.S., Selina is excited to apply her knowledge in the role of chapter President. Aside from working with PRSSA, her favorite things to do are explore Boston’s ice cream shops and try petting every dog that walks by.

Email her at selinah@bu.edu or tweet her at @selinaa_h.

 

Rachel McLeanVice President

Rachel McLean (COM ’18) is a senior double majoring in journalism and public relations with a minor in history. Rachel has held internships at a number of companies including Bose Professional, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, culture: the word on cheese and spent this past summer at Dell EMC. She is also the communications coordinator for the PRSSA 2017 National Conference. In her free time, Rachel enjoys running, eating cheese and petting dogs. She is extremely passionate about public relations and enhancing the careers of fellow students.

Feel free to email Rachel anytime at remclean@bu.edu or tweet her at @rachelemclean.

 


IMG_2860Programming Coordinator

Sydney Narvaez (COM ‘ 19) is a junior majoring in Public Relations from Staten Island, NY. She joined PRSSA in the beginning of her sophomore year, and also serves on the e-board of Unleashed Public Relations as an Account Manager. Her past experiences include interning at NBC New York, and serving as brand ambassadors for Victoria’s Secret PINK and Google Allo. She spent this past summer studying abroad and interning in Dublin, Ireland at a casting company. During the school year, you can find her mentoring first year students as a COM Ambassador, around campus giving prospective students and families tours as an Admissions Ambassador, or serving as a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. In her free time, she loves yoga, pilates and finding the best coffee shops in Boston.

Contact Sydney anytime at snarvaez@bu.edu.

 

16105683_10211743776700770_674549830776272676_nFinancial Coordinator

Angelina Leung (COM ’19) is a junior majoring in public relations and minoring in political science. Her past experiences include working as a PR intern at Ogilvy & Mather and PRIME PR. Previously serving as Regional Conference Coordinator, she now takes on the role of Financial Coordinator. Beyond BUPRSSA, you’ll find her producing for BU On Broadway and/or scouting for new food places.

Contact Angelina anytime at aleung97@bu.edu or connect with her on LinkedIn!

IMG_4725Public Relations Coordinator

Courtenay Sanchez (COM ‘18) is a senior majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Film and Television. She has previously served as the Participant Outreach Chair for PRAdvanced: Tune In! Regional Conference in 2015 and as the Member Services Coordinator for PRSSA. Her previous experiences include doing freelance PR work for on-campus BU groups and working publicity for the Sydney Film Festival. When she isn’t working with PRSSA, she loves going on runs around Boston, eating at diners around the city, and jamming out to 80’s music down Comm Ave.

Email Courtenay anytime at sanchez4@bu.edu or tweet her at @Court_Sanchez.

 

Conference Coordinator

Michael Schiavone (COM’18) is a senior majoring in public relations. As a transfer student, Michael believes events like BUPRSSA’s Annual Conference are crucial for aspiring PR professionals. He is excited to be taking on the role of Conference Coordinator this year. His goal for this year’s conference is to further foster the successful networking of PR professionals with the next generation of entry-level PR college graduates. His previous PR and work experience includes: military service, social media work for the Boston Boat Show, media relations for Unleashed PR, and assisting with filming operations for the TV show New England Fishing — airing on cable channel NESN. Michael looks forward to this exciting and busy senior year ahead!

Email Michael anytime at mms03@bu.edu.

 

Agency Director

Amanda Howard (COM ’18) is a senior majoring in public relations. Her past experience includes interning as a PR intern at a public relations agency in Boston (Kortenhaus Communications). She also has been working as logistics coordinator on the committee for the PRSSA 2017 National Conference, which will take place in Boston this upcoming October (2017). She is currently serving as Unleashed PR’s agency director. When she isn’t running from class to class in COM, you can find her at a Boston sports game or watching any reality TV show (seriously, she loves them all).

Tweet her @amandahoward102 or email her at howardar@bu.edu!

 

 

Member Services Coordinator

Judy Moon (COM ’19) is a junior majoring in Advertising. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Irvine, California. This past summer, she interned at SA&A, a Seoul-based advertising firm located in LA, and is excited to broaden her experience in the communication industry to take on the role as PRSSA’s member services coordinator. This year, she looks forward to bringing informative weekly newsletters, improving our mentorship program, and hosting fun bonding events for all of our members. In her free time she loves exploring different restaurants around the city, tanning by the pool, and studio dancing.

You can email Judy anytime at judymoon@bu.edu.

 

unnamed-1Faculty Adviser                                

Professor Stephen Quigley, APR, is an Associate Professor in COM where he has taught public relations and communications courses for 16 years. In 2011 Professor Quigley was presented with the Outstanding Educator Award by the Public Relations Society of America. He is a former member of the National Commission on Public Relations Education, past president of the Boston Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and a past delegate to the National PRSA Assembly. He was the recipient of the 2010 Diane Davis Beacon Award for Lifetime Achievement, the 2009 Boston University Outstanding Student Advisor Award, the 2006 Publicity Club of New England Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2004 Lyndon Baines Johnson Student Advisor of the Year Award, and the 2004 COMSA Faculty Advisor of the Year Award. He’s the lucky husband of a beautiful wife and the proud father of three amazing children (including two BU grads!).

You can email him at squigley@bu.edu; follow him on Twitter @stevequigley.

 

 

 

 

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