The Canadian Public Relations Society

Passing of a legend

In Events, public relations on May 24, 2010 at 8:20 pm

From the desk of the Membership Chair: Over the weekend one of the leaders in public relations passed away, Betsy Plank, APR, Fellow PRSA. In 1973, Betsy became the first female president of the PRSA. You can read more about Betsy’s career by clicking here . She was an advocate for students and played an integral role in starting the Public Relations Student Society of America. And in case you are wondering, the first female president of CPRS was Barbara Sheffield, APR, Fellow CPRS, back in 1990.

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