The East Central District of PRSA is dedicated to strengthening its chapters and their leaders through sharing best practices. Please click the links below for information on specific topics of interest to your chapter.  This information comes from past QuickStart presentations and Chapter Excellence entriesCurrent year Best Practices documents are highlighted in red.

Best Practices Audio Files

March 2014 Diversity Detroit Chapter
April 2014 Networking Thoroughbred Chapter
March 2018 “Chicago Career Contributors”


Hoosier APR Program

Chapter Board, Committees and Administrators
Administrative Do’s and Don’t’s
Form 990 Instructions (2008)
Hiring an Administrator
Insurance: Does Your Chapter Need It?
Job Descriptions
Leadership Handout (2008)
Leadership Manual (Central Ohio Chapter)
Leadership Styles
Leadership Tips
Mini Chapter Leadership Workshop
Reading Financial Reports (2008)

Diversity Summit Overview

Goal-setting (2008)
Leadership Styles (2008)
Robert’s Rules of Order – Abridged
Robert’s Rules of Order (2008)

Member Surveys
“Exit Interview” Best Practices – Bluegrass Chapter
Professional Development Survey

10 Reasons to Join West Michigan Chapter
Best Practices:  Reaching and Retaining Both Ends of the Membership Spectrum
How to Solicit Members to PRSA_May2016
Networking Best Practices
Reaching and Retaining Both Ends of the Membership Spectrum (audio file) (log-in required; go to minutes folder, then ECD Call 7-9-13)

New Professionals
Central Ohio Chapter New Professionals Flier
Central Ohio Chapter New Professionals Committee
PRSA New Professionals Section
Chicago Career Contributors

Programming/Professional Development
Hosting a Successful Awards Program
Power Programming Tips
March 2017: Finding the perfect Chapter speaker – if there is one!  A Chapter Program Chair Listicle
June 2017: Programming Success in the Bluegrass Chapter

Checklist for PRSSA Liaisons
PRSSA Chapter Requirements

Social Media
Akron Area Chapter Social Media Policy
Central Ohio Chapter Social Media Policy

February 2017: Pittsburgh Sponsorship Program
October 2013 Best Practices Call Background
October 2013 Best Practices Call Audio
April 2019 Dayton Area Chapter Employer Sponsorship Letter
April 2019 Dayton Area Sponsorship Opportunities

Strategic Planning
Hoosier Chapter Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning for PRSA Chapters
White Pine Strategic Plan