President – Natalie Milewski
Natalie Milewski is the President of PRSSA for this year! She is a senior studying Public Relations and is originally from Michigan. Outside the classroom and PRSSA, she loves to spend time with her friends, play softball, and eat chipotle. You can always find her on campus in the CCI building or in the Student Union so be sure to come say hi!
Vice President – Clara Lueckenhoff
Clara Lueckenhoff is a senior at UTK. She is a Public Relations major and she is so excited to serve as Vice President of PRSSA. She is looking forward to getting to know even more of my fellow communications majors as well as the great guest speakers we have planned. Throughout campus, she is also involved in The Daily Beacon, Management Society, WUTK The Rock, and Phi Mu. This summer, she had the opportunity to intern with Nashville’s Lightning 100. It was a great way to gain a deeper touch with her writing skills, and learn more about what she really wants to do within PR. She looks forward to meeting everyone this upcoming school year, and can’t wait for all the exciting opportunities this organization will bring.
Treasurer – Becca Jernigan
Becca Jernigan is a junior at UT. She is majoring in Public Relations, and minoring in Business Administration. She is thrilled to serve as PRSSA’s Treasurer this year, as well as the President of the Ski and Snowboarding club on campus. She is also a proud member of Chi Omega! In the spring, she had the amazing opportunity to be the media relations intern at UT’s Office of Communications and Marketing, where she worked alongside and learned from our university’s incredible PR team. This summer, she gained valuable experience crafting social media content for a few businesses in the beloved Old City. This fall, she is so excited to get to know you all and learn from some of our industry’s finest leaders!! She is also gearing up to study for the LSAT’s this semester, as she plans to study law following my undergraduate time at UT. Follow her on social @_chewbeccaa_ and let’s be friends!!! She is looking forward to a great semester.
Secretary – Steven McNelly
Steven McNelly is serving as the Secretary for PRSSA this school year. He is an Air Force veteran and former UT cheerleader. As a Public relations major, he is interning as a production manager for Lumos Media Service on campus in his free time. For fun, he enjoys doing CrossFit and spending time with friends and family.
Public Relations Director – Emily Holt
Emily Holt is a sophomore from Signal Mountain, TN, and is so excited to serve as the Public Relations Director for PRSSA this year. She is majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Business Administration. She is a big UT football fan, and she loves meeting new people and making connections with others. On top of her involvement with UT’s PRSSA Chapter, she is an active member of the University’s Women’s Choir, RUF Campus Ministry, Rocky Top Roundtable, and the 1794 Scholars Program. She is so excited to get to know more of her peers a part of the College of Communication and Information this fall, and she is looking forward to an amazing year!