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Chapter Challenges Solved - Q2 - Shared screen with gallery view
Nicole Kirby
19:33
NameTitle with NSPRA or chapterBiggest thing going on with your role right now - one sentence
Linsae Snider
24:40
For some reason, I have no sound. I am leaving and coming back in.
Mellissa Braham, APR
28:15
Learn more about the Call4All: https://www.nspra.org/volunteer
Cathy Kedjidjian
28:34
KneeSPRA!
Mellissa Braham, APR
28:54
Read the latest Chapter Chat for more on NESPRA: https://nspra.informz.net/informzdataservice/onlineversion/pub/bWFpbGluZ0luc3RhbmNlSWQ9MjQxMDg4Nw==
Angela Marshall
32:54
New York's conference will be in person in March is anyone is looking for an in-person conference. https://nyspra.org/NYSPRA2022
Mellissa Braham, APR
33:52
Chapters, would love to see all of your great events here so NSPRA can help promote: https://www.nspra.org/chapter-events
Angela Marshall
39:59
Couldn't agree more re not having the anticipated break.
Brittany Kaple
41:24
I love this idea!
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
42:09
love our GroupMe chats! They are definiately helpful to navigate this job with colleagues
Cindy Warner, APR
42:56
We have a text group in AL. We love making fun of one particular media person who is a big IDIOT! He provides lots of comic relief!
Brittany Kaple
44:05
Ours is not official, but someone has recently taken on the role of organizing it for our state.
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
44:13
schedule panels, lead pre-conference session for candidates, oversee mentors and candidates
Naomi Hunter
44:23
If you don’t have defined roles, that is helpful for us to know, too
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
45:42
we have a chair and a committee
Mellissa Braham, APR
46:31
Chapters: If it's helpful locally to share, NSPRA's new Mentor Match does have options to find APR mentors. https://www.nspra.org/mentor-match
Naomi Hunter
49:30
It all started when Trinette needed a panel when she was working toward her APR, back in 2010, I think.
Naomi Hunter
50:33
It’s okay if you’re not. That’s what we’re trying to figure out.
Melissa McConnell
52:10
True, Patrick, And many of us aren’t on salary schedules that recognize an APR — just masters or other degreed work. It’s not about the $. 🙂
Krista Stockman
53:21
Patrick and Alicia, I'm the Mideast rep on the NSPRA APR Committee. I'm happy to talk with your board/members about the benefits of APR.
Patrick Gallaway
53:43
Cool, thank you Krista.
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
55:06
There are so many other benefits besides salary! Talking points are something we can share for sure to give you all the insight.
Brittany Kaple
56:06
I completely agree… I just think that salary is a huge motivator for many people in deciding whether or not they take time away from their families and other opportunities to take on the APR process…
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
56:07
all candidates in TSPRA can go through our APR chair or their local PRSA chapter, if preferred
Tracy Jentz, APR
57:06
The APR is a huge time commitment. I admire anyone who takes it on, much less during a 2-year global pandemic.
Mellissa Braham, APR
57:39
Find your regional rep on the Accreditation Committee: https://www.nspra.org/nspra_committees#apr
Trinette Marquis
57:42
A message I have found that helps is that the APR helps you understand how to say no to the things with little impact
Brittany Kaple
58:30
Awesome! Thanks for the clarification!
Tracy Jentz, APR
01:00:20
When we went through a compensation review, I provide artifacts regarding the importance of the APR. I've also included being recommended in the job description for this position. That helped me with a salary increase.Happy to talk with anyone about how that looked/worked.
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
01:02:06
It’s personal growth for sure, but your employer will benefit tremendously from what you learn and gain in the APR process
Tracy Jentz, APR
01:03:23
From what I learned, Human Resources doesn't really know what the APR is and the level of certification it is. That might be something we (NSPRA/APR committee) can work on.
Alicia Mowry
01:03:39
Great point, Tracy!
Brittany Kaple
01:04:01
Maybe sharing APR stories like yours — a video series, featuring varying reasons outside of pay that we could share with our members….
Trinette Marquis
01:04:33
We also try to model the 4-step process with what we do leading CALSPRA - lots of research and strategic planning, evaluating and reporting out the steps
Melissa McConnell
01:04:51
I agree, Tracy. We need to educate our ed leaders at the same time: why having a staff member with this certification would be valuable.
Tracy Jentz, APR
01:06:38
Stacy - I'll put that on the list of things for our region to talk about at the summit :)
Rebecca Villarreal TSPRA
01:07:42
I’m the APR chair for South Central - I can help with candidates from MO, OK, LA, TX, AR and KS
Naomi Hunter
01:07:49
Thank you all!
Mellissa Braham, APR
01:08:02
Naomi Hunter, APR, naomi@naomihuntercommunications.com 650-503-3205 (NSPRA Southwest Region)Christy McGee, APR, cmcgee@ffc8.org 719-233-0832 (NSPRA Southwest Region)
Christy McGee
01:08:03
cmcgee@ffc8.org Thank you! Great convo!
Joe Ferdani
01:08:07
Thank you Naomi and Christy and all committee members for your leadership on the accreditation committee.
Naomi Hunter
01:08:13
naomi@naomihuntercommunications.com
Mellissa Braham, APR
01:08:16
Full committee list: https://www.nspra.org/nspra_committees#apr
Tracy Jentz, APR
01:08:54
NebSPRA is getting this done!
Brittany Kaple
01:09:38
Yay!!
NJSPRA Susan Marinello
01:15:55
thank you. this was very informative.
Angela Marshall
01:16:15
Kate - If your meetings are virtual, many of us would volunteer to present.
Kate Crowder
01:16:33
Thank you!