The College of Fellows: the pinnacle of a professional career

Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA

Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA

Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA and Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA are two of the newest members of the 2012 PRSA College of Fellows.

They were joined by John Charles Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Oregon.

All three were honored during the 2012 College of Fellows Induction Dinner in San Francisco.

“We’re proud to welcome these talented men and women into the PRSA College of Fellows,” said the College’s 2012 Chair, Mary Deming Barber, APR, Fellow PRSA. “Through their past achievements and future accomplishments, they’re leaving an indelible mark on their profession, their organizations, their communities and PRSA.”

As members of the College of Fellows, Dianne Danowski Smith and Tom Unger join PRSA Portland Metro chapter members:

The College of Fellows is an honorary organization within PRSA.  It is comprised of more than 300 senior practitioners and educators. It was established in 1989 as part of a PRSA initiative focused on the future of public relations.

Election to the College of Fellows is considered the pinnacle of a professional’s career. You may be considered if you have at least 20 years’ experience in public relations, are accredited and have had a significant impact on the public relations profession.

To learn more, contact chapter member Mara Woloshin, MA, APR, Fellow PRSA, at