Your PRSSA executive board is here for you. These are the faces that put in extra hours to plan and execute a successful Chapter for your benefit. Whether you are looking for a mentor, have a quick question about the organization or the PR industry, or just want to chit chat—the board is always available. Read up on their bios below and get to know them! You can also reach our Chapter with general questions at

Executive Board:

Allison Canter
Allison CanterPresident
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wyandotte, MI
PR Specialty: Writing and Management
Describe the internet: Inconsistent but important.
Lindsay Corwin
Lindsay Corwin CEO of GrandPR
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lakeview, MI
PR Specialty: Digital Analytics
Describe the internet: Simplified, the internet is a proxy for digital communication.
Kylee Reinert
Kylee ReinertVP of Member Services
Year: Senior
Hometown: Frankenmuth, MI
PR Specialty: Copywriting
Describe the internet: All of the information and communication you could ever want, at the touch of a button.
Emily Clevenger
Emily ClevengerVP of Public Relations
Year: Senior
Hometown: Howell, MI
PR Specialty: Media Relations, Communications & Event Planning
Describe the internet: Endless possibilities to connect with individuals all over the world and to learn new and interesting information.
Samantha Stoddard
Samantha StoddardVP of Programming
Year: Senior
Hometown: Linden, MI
PR Specialty: Media Relations, Event Planning, and Writing
Describe the internet: Endless opportunities for information, connections, and distractions at the click of a button.
Kady Volmering
Kady VolmeringVP of Professional Development
Year: Senior
Hometown: Midland, MI
PR Specialty: Writing
Describe the internet: A place where good and bad get easily confused but can be used for infinite good if used with compassion and strategy
Bethanie McGraw
Bethanie McGrawVP of Fundraising
Year: Senior
Hometown: Midland, MI
PR Specialty: Community Relations
Describe the internet: The internet can bring people together but can cause a lot of problems too.
Samantha Nuno
Samantha NunoSocial Media Director
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aurora, IL
PR Specialty: Digital Marketing
Describe the internet: A resource to find the answer to most questions and a great way to connect with others.
Emma Nelson
Emma NelsonPodcast Director
Year: Junior
Hometown: Norton Shores, MI
PR Specialty: Events & Writing
Describe the internet: The internet is home to information (Wikipedia <3) and all things that make me laugh and keep me entertained (also applies to Wikipedia).

Advisory Board:

Faculty Adviser:

Adrienne Wallace, Ph.D
Adrienne Wallace, Ph.DAssistant Professor, GVSU APR Program
PR Strengths: Digital/Social Strategy, Large-Scale Events, Public Affairs, Crisis Communication, and Community Relations

Professional Advisers:

Jason Manshum
Jason ManshumPrincipal, 45th Parallel Strategies, LLC
PR Strengths: Government Relations, Issues Management, Crisis Communications, Media Relations, Strategic Planning, Public Speaking, Presentations, Writing, and Relationship Building
Becky Olson
Becky OlsonPR Strategist, Bolson PR
PR Strengths: Media Relations, Strategic Planning, Employee Communication, and Influencer Engagement