Among six seasoned communications professional welcomed by the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) into the Society’s College of Fellows is Vancouver CPRS Member, Victor Vrsnik, MCM, APR, FCPRS. The six professionals will be honoured for their professional achievements at the annual College of Fellows Luncheon during the upcoming World Public Relations Forum, Communication Across Cultures, in Toronto, ON, May 29-31, 2016.
"The CPRS National Board, as well as the membership at large, joins me in welcoming six inductees into the CPRS College of Fellows," said Renee McCloskey, APR, National President, CPRS. "Earning Fellowship with the Canadian Public Relations Society is a career milestone, one that requires significant contributions to the profession and the highest degree of professionalism. Congratulations to our newest Fellows!"
Victor Vrsnik, Government Relations Manager at 7-Eleven is an award-winning and accredited communications manager and grounded in 15-years of public affairs/PR experience and graduate-level education. He has an impressive resume as Principal at SPIRE Communications, Communications Director at the Coalition of BC Business and Smart Tax Alliance, and Senior Consultant at NATIONAL Public Relations.
With his track record, he is recognized by the College of Fellows as a proven leader in the Vancouver community and the public relations and communications profession. There are currently 115 members in the College of Fellows, including this year's inductees, and 17 Honorary Fellows.
In order to attain Fellowship status with CPRS, a public relations professional must be a member with the Society for at least 10 years, have a minimum of 20 years of experience within the profession, and be accredited in public relations (APR). Successful Fellows have demonstrated a significant contribution to the public relations profession and to the CPRS community.
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