Chapter members are encouraged to nominate a colleague, mentor or role model who exemplifies the highest ideals of professional public relations practice.
Candidates for the Legacy Award should meet the following criteria:
- Candidates should be a PRSA member and either a current or former PRSA Houston Chapter member. The award may be given posthumously.
- Candidates should have at least 25 years of experience in public relations.
- Nominations should demonstrate the candidates leadership and expertise in the field of public relations through:
Outstanding service to his/her company, community, organization or educational institution
Outstanding service to PRSA Houston
Honors, awards and recognition, accreditation
Advancing the body of knowledge and public image of the profession through teaching, writing, speaking, mentoring and/or PRSA volunteer/leadership positions
Former Legacy Award Winners:
2004: Will Osterloh, APR, Fellow PRSA
2003: Gayle McNutt, APR, Fellow PRSA
2002: Sabra Gill, APR, Fellow PRSA
2001: Tom Stewart, APR, Fellow PRSA
2000: Ralph Frede, APR, Fellow PRSA
1999: Jim Hart
Nominations and a brief rationale (no more than two pages) should be submitted no later than May 15 to:
Dan Keeney, APR
DPK Public Relations
P.O. Box 1994
Colleyville, Texas 76034