Price to lead PR society

NEGAUNEE – Brian Price, a Northern Michigan University graduate student from Negaunee, was recently elected 2013-14 national president for the Public Relations Student Society of America.

As the national president, Price will act as the principal administrative officer of the PRSSA national committee and as a liaison to the Public Relations Society of America’s vice president of education and PRSSA’s Board of Directors.

He will also preside over all national committee meetings, supervise the PRSSA national conference and advise and instruct national committee members on policies and procedures.

Price joined the NMU chapter of PRSSA as a junior and was elected president his senior year. He served the 2012-13 PRSSA national committee as the vice president of chapter development, for which he received the Elaine Averick outstanding national committee member award. He has gained related experience as a student employee and as a graduate student in NMU communications and marketing and through an internship with Taylor Global Inc., a public relations agency.

He received a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from NMU in 2012 and is working on his master’s in public administration.