FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Contact: K. Dawn Rutledge, (615) 293-3304
December 15, 2014
IABC Nashville Announces New Executive Board
NASHVILLE, TN – The Nashville Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has announced the election of new officers for 2015. The new board will officially assume their roles Jan. 1. The IABC/Nashville Executive Board governs the operations of the local chapter, leads strategic planning, professional and member development efforts. This new slate is comprised of highly experienced communicators representing a variety of industries, including senior living, health care, and higher education. The 2015 Executive Board members include:
- President – Jennifer Fuqua, Meridian Surgical Partners
- President-Elect and Secretary – Phil Matisak, ABC, UPS (retired)
- Past President – Julie Davis, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
- Vice President of Finance – Pam Eldridge, Connexon Partners
- Vice President of Membership - Lynn Yates, WG Yates Construction
- Vice President of Communications – Misty Moore, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
- Vice President of Professional Development – Steve Turney, Ten Adams
- Vice President, Awards – Tom Kenley, The Rogers Group
- Vice President At-Large – Paul Ladd, World Christian Broadcasting
- Vice President At-Large – Dr. Sherry Roberts, Middle Tennessee State University
“I am excited about the opportunity to lead one of the world’s largest, most dynamic organizations for communications professionals,” said Jennifer Fuqua, newly-elected president and marketing director of Meridian Surgical Partners. “The IABC Nashville Chapter has established itself as a leader among professional groups for communicators where great information, speakers, award recognitions, and networking opportunities are available. I look forward to serving alongside our newly-elected executive board, engaging our members and continuing to grow this dynamic chapter.”
IABC/Nashville is one of more than 100 chapters in 70 countries providing learning opportunities for its members and professional development sessions that offer new insights into the latest communication trends, technology and issues facing the industry. The chapter is diverse, with members representing area agencies, broadcast stations, corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. IABC/Nashville also offers ties to job bank services and the annual ‘Gold Pen’ communication awards program. To learn more visit nashville.iabc.com.