April 8 Luncheon Information

Dan McFadden - headshot (high-res)April is Accreditation in Public Relations Month.  Join the Greater Fort Worth PRSA chapter on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, to hear the PRSA Southwest District’s APR committee chair, Dan McFadden, APR, speak on, “Go for the Gold: How To Get and Keep Your Accreditation in Public Relations.”  Take the survey for the April luncheon here, and register for the luncheon by clicking here.

We have many successes on the accreditation front in the PRSA Southwest District. How are our chapters and district excelling while others struggle to get their APR programs off the ground? Dan will share with us his passion for Accreditation in Public Relations, what it means to you, how you can achieve it and maintain it. So get ready to “Go for the Gold” on April 8!

Dan McFadden, APR, has 30 years’ experience in public relations, broadcasting, marketing and new media. An “APR evangelist”, Dan is a past president of the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, where he served nearly 10 years on its board of directors. In 2010, he was honored with the Arkansas chapter’s Crystal Award, given to a chapter member for service to the community or to the public relations profession. Recently, he completed his service as the chapter’s assembly delegate and chair of the Accreditation Committee where he created the “APR Ready to Roll” program. He is now in his second year of service as Accreditation chair on the PRSA Southwest District’s Board of Directors. Currently, Dan serves as director of Marketing Communications & Branding for Arkansas Children’s Hospital, where he has served since 2005. In his role, he is responsible for planning and leading the hospital’s public relations, advertising and marketing, digital services, and media services.

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