Cheryl Carr, ABC, ChairCheryl Carr, ABC, is co-founder and chief operating officer of Carr Marketing Communications in Williamsville, New York, outside of Buffalo. She has more than 30 years experience in providing strategic communication counsel to clients that have included healthcare, financial services, nonprofit organizations and other industry sectors. In the past 15 years, she has worked on a number of communications projects centered on the topic of elder care and aging.
Ruth Kinzey, Past ChairPresident of The Kinzey Company and a 35-year communication veteran, Ruth Kinzey is a reputation strategist, author, professor and speaker. She is a College of Charleston Communication Advisory Council Executive Advisor and teaches communication in Rutgers University’s graduate program. Her books include Using Public Relations to Promote Your Nonprofit Organization and Promoting Nonprofit Organizations: A Reputation Management Approach.
Christine ElmerChristine Elmer is a senior corporate communications practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience in public and private sector organizations. She is currently the director of marketing and community relations at Cabrini Health, a large, nonprofit, private healthcare service in Melbourne, Australia. She leads branding, corporate communications, issue management, media relations, internal communication, community participation and stakeholder relations.
Michael MeadMichael Mead is a senior communication professional with more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sector organizations in New Zealand, particularly in emergency management communication. Michael is currently an engagement and communications manager at the New Zealand Transport Agency. He has been president of his local IABC Wellington chapter and was chair of the IABC Asia Pacific Region in 2011–2012.
Nick VivionNow more than ever, words matter. Whether it’s articles, whitepapers, or videos, Nick loves to write! As the first travel filmmaker invited into the YouTube Partner program, Nick has been creating content in the travel space for over a decade. He’s been a journalist and communicator at both startups and larger enterprises. And as time goes on, it’s still an exciting challenge to tell a great story.
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Natasha NicholsonNatasha Nicholson is director of content for IABC and the executive editor for CW.
Jessica Burnette-LemonJessica Burnette-Lemon is CW’s senior editor.