Chapter Recognition Awards

Each year, PRSA Tampa Bay recognizes members who have made remarkable achievements in public relations and management practices, advancing the profession, meeting the needs of the community and strengthening our chapter.
Volunteer Awards 2015

Award Descriptions:

Deanne D. Roberts Excellence in Community Relations Award
This category recognizes a chapter member or local agency who has given pro-bono public relations support to one or more community organization throughout his or her professional career

Excellence in Chapter Service Award
This award is presented to a chapter member who has been with the chapter for more than one year and has made outstanding contributions to chapter management and member programming.

Michael B. Manning Leadership Award
This award is presented to a chapter member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership within the chapter. 

Sue Ellen Richardson “Rookie of the Year” Award
This award recognizes a chapter member who has been with the chapter for two years or less and has demonstrated the commitment to be involved and to make a difference in member programming.

Tampa Bay Chapter Life Achievement Award
This category honors a senior chapter member who has committed his or her professional career to public relations and has achieved numerous accolades in public relations management, community relations and overall PRSA service.

Tampa Bay Chapter President’s Award
This award recognizes up to four chapter members who have gone above and beyond for the good of the chapter. Please provide full details of the project that individual completed.


2019 Award Recipients:

Deanne D. Roberts Excellence in Community Relations Award
B2 Communications
Missy Hurley, co-founder and principal of B2 Communications accepted the award

Excellence in Chapter Service Award
Bart Graham, Sr. 
Member/Volunteers Chair

Michael B. Manning Leadership Award
Betty Carlin, APR
Assembly Delegate and Sunshine District Conference Co-Chair

Sue Ellen Richardson “Rookie of the Year” Award
Alexandra Booth
Social Media Co-Chair

Tampa Bay Chapter Life Achievement Award
Kevin Bakewell, APR
Past President of our Chapter

Tampa Bay Chapter President’s Award Recipients

Angela Walters Eveillard, APR
Has served in leadership positions at the chapter, district and national level. In fact, she will be joining the 2020 Board of Directors as the Sunshine District Director

Carrieann Adkins, APR
Digital Communications Chair, SunCon committee member

Kaley Infield, APR
Website/Newsletter Chair, SunCon committee member

Mary Margaret Hull, APR
Immediate Past President and PRestige Co-Chair

To see a list of previous winners, please click here.