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PRSA is for anyone in a career that involves communication.

The Public Relations Society of America is the world's largest organization for communications professionals. PRSA has more than 20,000 professional members.

The Southwest Missouri Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America provides a forum for advancing the public relations profession through ethical practices, professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities. The chapter has members from Springfield, Branson, Joplin, Bolivar, West Plains and other surrounding communities and includes public relations professionals from agencies, businesses, not-for-profits, governments and education institutions.


strengthening your professional image

providing a public relations and communications forum

offering professional development

upholding ethical and professional standards

fostering unity among members

serving as regional public relations and communications professionals


President, Andrea Mostyn

Director, University Communications, Missouri State University

President-elect, Kathryn Wall

Public Health Information Administrator

Secretary, Jeremy Elwood

Digital Communications Specialist, Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Treasurer, Teri Watts

Senior Marketing Strategist, CoxHealth

Director-at-Large, Communication, Kevin Agee

New Media Strategist, Missouri State University

Director-at-Large, Chapter Liason, Vacant
Director-at-Large, Membership, Nicole Wisdom

Marketing Assistant, BluCurrent Credit Union

Past President, Jill Finney

VP of Communications and Volunteers, United Way of the Ozarks


Join us for our monthly luncheons at 425 Downtown at 425 W. Walnut St. in Springfield. On the last Tuesday of each month, you can enjoy a catered lunch and learn from the best communications minds the region has to offer.

Networking begins at 11:45 a.m. with lunch served at noon. Not sure where to park? Discover how to get around downtown.

Meeting cost:

$12 for members
$8 for students
$17 for non-students
Free for first-time guests

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