Officers

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2019-2020 PRSSA Officers

President – Loren Gilbert

img_5528.jpgLoren is the president of PRSSA this year and is so excited for all the opportunities coming this semester. She is also a member of the Chancellor’s Honors Program and curates her own fashion and lifestyle blog to practice her writing skills. When she’s not in class or interning at Moxley Carmichael, Loren can be found at Capybara Coffee with a good book.


Vice President – Jordan Carlson

IMG_5552Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Jordan is a senior studying public relations with a minor in business administration. She is currently a domestic distribution intern at Discovery, Inc. Jordan is very excited to serve as this year’s Vice President. She’s am looking forward to expanding our chapter here at the University of Tennessee so that we can create the best experiences possible for our members.

Public Relations Director – Katie Matthews

IMG_5560Katie is a senior PR major and communication intern for the College of Architecture and Design. She’s ready to make an impact in a student organization that has been so important in her PR career. Through meetings and professional development opportunities, PRSSA has provided her and others so many opportunities to build a network and to prepare students for future careers in communications. Katie is extremely excited for the opportunity to represent PRSSA and can’t wait for even more exciting opportunities coming this year.

New Member Development – Victoria Johnson

IMG_5545Victoria Johnson is a senior who loves public relations, building relationships with people and Broadway. Victoria has had three internships throughout her college career including a public relations firm in Sydney, Australia, a nonprofit in Chattanooga, Tennessee and her current corporate internship with Dollywood. She is excited to serve as the VP of Membership Development for PRSSA this year!

Secretary – Emma Thurston

img_5563.jpgEmma Thurston is the Secretary for PRSSA this upcoming school year! She is studying Public Relations in hopes to have a career in ministry! She is currently a children’s intern at Sevier Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville! She loves children and the Vols! Emma is so excited to see what the Lord does in this organization and in the lives of its members! GO VOLS!

Treasurer – Hannah James

img_5533.jpgMeet our treasurer! Hannah is a senior public relations major and a political science and business administration minor. On campus, Hannah is involved in Campus Events Board, Alpha Chi Omega, and Public Relations Society of America. She is obsessed with The Beatles, The Grateful Dead, and John Mayer and has traveled to over 35 different countries!