Public Relations professional installed as FPRA president-elect
February 5, 2016 — The Nature Coast Chapter (serving both Citrus and Hernando Counties) of the Florida Public Relations Association installed Amy Lou McLaughlin, APR, CPRC, to serve as president-elect in 2016.
FPRA is a statewide professional association for public relations professionals and is the oldest organization of its kind in the United States. McLaughlin is the Director of Marketing & Communications at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River. Since joining FPRA in 2004, she has served on the Chapter’s Board of Directors and chaired Roast ‘n Toast, the Chapter’s signature scholarship fundraiser.
In 2014, McLaughlin was awarded the Nature Coast Chapter’s highest honor, Public Relations Professional of the Year. She has also earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) and is a Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) through FPRA.
This past fall, the Chapter installed Lindsay Tozer, Information Services Director for the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, to serve as the Director of Public Relations, and Tobey Phillips, Public Information Officer for the Board of County Commissioners, as the Chapter’s Secretary.
The Nature Coast Chapter meets the first Friday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at HPH-Hospice, alternating monthly meeting locations between Lecanto and Brooksville. For additional information on the Nature Coast Chapter of FPRA, please contact Lindsay Tozer at FPRAoftheNatureCoast@gmail.com. You can also find chapter information on their website https://fpranaturecoast.wordpress.com/, “follow” them on Twitter at @FPRAnaturecoast, and “like” their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FPRANatureCoast.