Local PRSA names 2017 officers, board

Claire Bloxom Armstrong new president of chapter. 

The Greater Fort Worth Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has named its officers and board of directors for 2017.

Claire Bloxom Armstrong has been named president of the chapter. Armstrong has more than 13 years’ experience in public relations and currently is public relations director at PAVLOV Agency.

Lisa Albert was named vice president of membership/president-elect. Albert has 16 years’ experience in the industry and is senior communications manager at Justin Brands Inc.

Beth Lamb was named vice president of programs. Lamb has over 20 years’ experience in the communications industry and is chief marketing officer at the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth.

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Additional chapter officers are Brian Murnahan, president at Murnahan Public Relations, treasurer; Tracy Greene, public relations and marketing manager at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, secretary; and Liz Heck, community outreach coordinator at Moncrief Cancer Institute, past-president. Directors are Kay Barkin, social marketer at MHMR of Tarrant County; Lesley Dupre, account director and PR specialist at Balcom Agency; and Richie Escovedo, account director and PR specialist at Balcom Agency. Assembly delegates are Carol Murray, marketing communications director at Blue Zones Project Fort Worth / Healthways; Margaret Ritsch, Roxo faculty adviser and strategic communications instructor at Texas Christian University; and Gigi Westerman, partner at the S&G Group.