RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (January 6, 2021) – Jeff Wilson, APR and Padilla vice president of agency marketing and promotion, has been elected to serve on the 2021 Board of Directors for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community.
Wilson was elected to a two-year term, representing the Mid-Atlantic District, which covers nine Chapters in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, eastern and central Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
He’s been a member of PRSA since 2004 and has served the organization in a variety of capacities, including president of the Richmond Chapter of PRSA (PRSA Richmond) in 2012 and president of the Richmond Public Relations Foundation, the charitable arm of PRSA Richmond, in 2014 and 2015.
Along with leading the team responsible for agency marketing at Padilla, Wilson also chairs the agency’s Diversity + Inclusion Council, which focuses on recruitment, retention, training and agency content (internal and external).
“Jeff has always been an ardent advocate for our agency, the profession, and promotion of diversity and inclusion across the communications field,” said Matt Kucharski, president, Padilla. “He’ll carry this forward in his tenure on the PRSA National Board. We’re proud of him and PRSA members will greatly benefit from his contributions.”
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community. PRSA is the principal advocate for industry excellence and ethical conduct and provides members lifelong learning opportunities and leading-edge resources to enhance professional connections and support them at every stage of their career. With nearly 30,000 members, PRSA is collectively represented in all 50 states by more than 110 Chapters and 14 Professional Interest Sections, and on nearly 375 college and university campuses through its student organization, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). For more information, please visit www.prsa.org.
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