Governing Board

The Maine Public Relations Council depends on the commitment of a diverse group of Board  and Committee Members, who work at many different types private, nonprofit and business-service companies and provide a range of public relations specialties.

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month and dedicates separate time to work with their chosen committees to ensure the MPRC continues to be a valuable resource to Maine’s public relations professionals.

Governing Board

President Linda Varrell, Broadreach Public Relations

Vice President Kristen Levesque, PR & Marketing
Treasurer Paul Badeau, Oxford Networks
Secretary Ally Brophy, Baker Newman Noyes

Board Members

Accreditation/APR
Tricia Erikson, Saint Joseph’s College
Shane Perry, Eastern Maine Healthcare System

Awards
Kevin Gove, Rinck Advertising
Allison Kenty, Southern Maine Healthcare

Communications
Meg Handlin, MHM Strategic PR
Wayne Clark, Word Lab
Tricia Erikson, Saint Joseph’s College

Governance
Kristen Levesque, PR & Marketing

Membership
Shane Perry, Eastern Maine Healthcare System

Professional Development
Marnie Grumbach, Fluent IMC
Yury Nabokov, Machias Savings Bank

Conference
Kristan Vermeulen

Scholarship
Trevor Jones, OTT Communications

UAB
Nancy Roberts, Husson University

Members-at-Large
Robin Woodcock, IDEXX