Gulf Coast PRSA



If you are a PR or Communications Professional who owns their own firm or works for a local business in South Florida, you’ve come to the right place! The Gulf Coast Chapter of the PRSA is dedicated to providing you with educational opportunities for personal and professional growth achievement.

To see the entire board of directors – Click Here!

Who are we?

The PRSA is a community of more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States, from recent college graduates to the leaders of the world’s largest multinational firms. Our members represent nearly every practice area and professional and academic setting within the public relations field. In addition, there are more than 10,000 students who are members of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at colleges and universitieshere and abroad.

Want to accelerate your career? PRSA can help.

  • Networking. We offer you the opportunity to get to know other business professionals within your industry.
  • Professional Recognition. Through the Silver Anvil program, professionals in the public relations industry are recognized for their accomplishments within the profession.
  • Learning. Each month, the Gulf Coast Chapter of the PRSA holds a “Lunch ‘n Learn” at the Naples Hilton where members, non-members, students and non-profits can get together to learn more about a variety of topics. Everything from disaster preparedness, crisis plans to social media is covered.
  • Intelligence. The PRSA’s award-winning periodicals, daily news updates and blogs help you stay on top of emerging trends and industry news. You can visit the PRSA National Website for additional resources.
  • PRSA Jobcenter. When PR and Communications related jobs come available within the area, you can visit this website and view PR job postings within Southwest Florida.


On behalf of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the PRSA, we would like to invite you to subscribe to our eNewsletter correspondence. We’ll notify you of upcoming events and keep you abreast of the latest information, tools and resources in the public relations industry.

Please view our upcoming PRSA events page to find out more about our next event!

For information on how to JOIN the Gulf Coast PRSA, please contact the Gulf Coast Chapter Membership Chair Reagan Terry at

2018 Program Schedule


May 22


Importance of the 1st Amendment in Today’s Environment Bill Barker and Penny Fisher Naples Daily News Hilton Naples
June 26


Establishing social media policies, contracts and legal advice for PR professionals John Miller 
Attorney at Law
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Hilton Naples
July No Meeting    
August 28


Sports Marketing in Collier County – How did we become the nation’s Pickle ball epicenter? Also, how can you leverage the CVB for your organization/business? Jack Wert, Executive Director and JoNell Modys, PR Director – Collier County Visitors Bureau Hilton Naples
September 25


Line between public relations/advertising/marketing/social continues to blur. How do leverage best of all to repurpose content. FGCU Professor Hilton Naples
October 23


Join us for this fascinating presentation on the

present and future growth of Collier County

by demographic and economic indicators.

Dr. Aysegul Timur – Hodges University, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Johnson School of Business. Hilton Naples
November 27 Year End Giving and Stewardship


Rob Moher, President and CEO Conservancy of Southwest Florida – May partner with AFP Conservancy Nature Center

1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples, FL


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We are always excited to welcome new members to the organization. If you’re looking for a leadership role, there are often opportunities available to serve on the Board of Directors.  For more information about the Gulf Coast Chapter of the PRSA or any of the information you saw on this website, please feel free to contact us.

For information on how to join, please contact our Membership Chair Reagan Terry at  You may also visit our PRSA membership page by clicking the “Join PRSA” link at the top of this page.

Mail correspondence can be sent to:

PRSA Gulf Coast Chapter
PO Box 9401
Naples FL 34101