Joining PRSA national and the Blue Ridge Chapter represents one of the best investments communications professionals can make in their careers. Click here to access the membership application. Be sure to join the Blue Ridge Chapter to enjoy discounted event rates throughout the year!
With Blue Ridge PRSA Chapter membership you will:
Every month PRSA offers members numerous free webinars. Click here to check out the latest offerings.
Find the National Membership that is right for you.
Members have two or more years’ experience in public relations
Associate Member have up to two years' experience in public relations
Associate Members, PRSAA Graduates are PRSSA members who graduated within the past two years.
Associate Members, Graduate Students are full-time graduate student working toward a public relations degree. Reinstating Members are former members of PRSA
Group Members are part of an organization that has eight or more members.
Retired Members are members who have been in good standing for at least five years and are employed less than 50 percent of the time. Other restrictions apply.
Dues National Membership dues are $225 annually, plus a $65 one-time initiation fee. You must be a national member in order to retain membership in the local chapter. Dues are paid through national. The Blue Ridge chapter can not process membership applications.
How to Join Join online now by visiting http://www.prsa.org and by clicking the Join Today button on the right side bar. Don’t forget to check the box to join the Blue Ridge Chapter.
For More Information, email PRSA Member Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-460-1400. Someone will be glad to answer any questions you have. Or contact Membership Chair, Taylor Ricotta, TaylorRicotta@gmail.com
Hardship Plan for Renewing Members who are Unemployed
This plan - whereby qualified member receive a one-time reduction in their National dues - has been announced to members who are unemployed, are up for renewal, and have been members for five or more years. Chapters who wish to reduce their dues and have not already done so are asked to contact Eileen Lintao, Member Services manager, with their rates or for questions, at Eileen.Lintao@prsa.org or 212.460.1490. Since the plan launched on April 1, 33 members have taken advantage of National's hardship plan.
New and Enhanced Members-only Offers