Seeking Nominees

All ECD members are encouraged to nominate a candidate for board service, which includes self-nominations, by Aug. 19. Please send your nominations to Todd Bailey at  For complete details, visit the Chapter News page.

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Borrowing Brilliance

Borrowing Brilliance: ECD QuickStart Leadership Conference September 24, 2016 Join your fellow chapter leaders for this annual one-day conference. Take advantage of this opportunity to “Borrow Brilliance”. Sign-up now!    

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2016 PRSA ICon

The PRSA International Conference is coming to the East Central District this year. It will be in Indianapolis, Indiana from October 23 – October 25, 2016. To register and learn more about the program of the event, go here: 2016 […]

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Platinum Award

The 2016 Platinum Awards are coming up. Learn more here: Platinum Awards  

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PRSA ECD Mission: To build stronger chapters throughout the district by facilitating chapter leadership development and communication.

One of the 10 PRSA districts, the East Central District represents members in 17 PRSA PRSA chapters concentrated in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Western and Northwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. As of December 2015, the District represents more than 2,750 PRSA members including the following chapters:

  • Akron Area Chapter
  • Bluegrass Chapter
  • Central Michigan Chapter
  • Central Ohio Chapter
  • Cincinnati Chapter
  • Dayton Area Chapter
  • Detroit Chapter
  • Greater Cleveland Chapter
  • Hoosier Chapter
  • Northwest Ohio Chapter
  • Northwestern Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Pittsburgh Chapter
  • River City Chapter
  • Thoroughbred Chapter
  • West Michigan Chapter
  • West Virginia Chapter
  • White Pine Chapter
The goals of the East Central District are to:

  • Enhance chapter leadership development
  • Foster sharing of knowledge among ECD chapter leaders
  • Create an environment that encourages a leadership consortium throughout the Society
  • Advocate for chapters, districts and the profession

In doing so, the ECD seeks to:

  • Be a voice for the chapters to National
  • Participate in National’s PR profession advocacy activities
  • Promote the role and value of districts and National to chapters
  • Sponsors

    Huntington FH