Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Public Relations professionals elect new office

Members of the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) have new office holders.

The elections conducted during the Monday Annual General Meeting targeted the positions of Vice President, Secretary General, Assistant Treasurer and Council Members.

The newly elected team will be joining other Council Members in their pursuit of advancing the entity’s agenda.

Top of the agenda is to advocate and lobby for the enactment of the Institute of Public Relations and Communications Management (IPRAC) bill into law.

The high level of engagement and participation in this year’s electoral process reflects the enthusiasm and dedication of PRSK members towards shaping the future of our organization

Patricia Ndede

During the society’s AGM, Patricia Ndede from Simori Communications retained the position of Vice President.

Insurance Regulatory Authority’s (IRA) Noella Mutanda vied unopposed to retain the Secretary General Position while the Assistant Treasurer position was won by Samuel Mutahi from the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA). 

Jesse Masai, Lydia Rosasi and Edward Wanyonyi were elected as Council Members.  

Task ahead for the society

Speaking during the meeting that was held in Nairobi, the President, Arik Karani stated, “We congratulate the new officials on their successful election. I am confident that their dedication and expertise will be instrumental in driving our organization’s mission forward, as we work towards achieving legal recognition through the IPRAC Bill.”

The PRSK Council has been working closely with ICT CS Eliud Owalo and his team to get the Bill passed, which they said would professionalize and standardize the industry.

We congratulate the new officials on their successful election. I am confident that their dedication and expertise will be instrumental in driving our organization’s mission forward, as we work towards achieving legal recognition through the IPRAC Bill

Arik Karani

In her acceptance speech, Ms Ndede noted that the elected candidates had great ideas that would greatly benefit the membership.

“The high level of engagement and participation in this year’s electoral process reflects the enthusiasm and dedication of PRSK members towards shaping the future of our organization,” she said.

She added: “I will work closely with the PRSK leadership and members in actualization of the IPRAC Bill and spearhead other initiatives that will grow our Society.”

Mr. Yomi Badejo-Okusanya, the President of the Africa Public Relations Association (APRA) was among those who sent congratulatory messages to the new office.

The leaders will be joining other Council members, Arik Karani (President), Samuel Karanja (Treasurer) and Vivienne Atieno (Ass Secretary General).

The new office pledged to support the Chief Executive Officer Sylvia Mwichuli, to roll out the certification Programme in September, that will be offered in partnership with Daystar University and KASNEB.

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