The FPRA Gainesville Chapter is governed by the Board of Directors. The nominating committee considers nominations for the Board of Directors for an annual term in May of each year, with the term beginning September 1.

Leadership opportunities through service on chapter committees exist year-round.

2017-18 FPRA Gainesville Board of Directors


ADowney Headshot President
Allison Downey, APR
Marketing Communications Manager, Patient Education & Practice Marketing
Phone: 352-327-4713
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erin2 Immediate Past President
Erin Morton, APR, CPRC
Senior Manager of Corporate Communications
RTI Surgical
Phone: 386-418-888, ext. 4218
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lindsey2 President-Elect
Lindsey Robertson, APR
Marketing Communications Manager
RTI Surgical
Phone: 386-418-8888
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Joey Mazzaferro
Public Relations Specialist II
College of Design, Construction and Planning
University of Florida
Phone: 352-294-1421
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Headshot Secretary
Amelia Bell
Marketing Communications Manager
RTI Surgical
Phone: 386-418-8888
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sarah2 Treasurer
Sarah Coulson
Marketing Program Manager
CPAmerica International
Phone: 352-727-4137
39aa381 Director, Accreditation
Diane Choate, APR
Public Relations Specialist
MAPEI Corporation
Phone: 954-618-9555
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Patricia Vernon
Public Relations and Communications Manager
Phone: 352-271-4650
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Amy Azoulay, MNM
Director of Communications
United Way of North Central Florida
Phone: 352-333-0854
DawnMcKinstryPhotography_FPRA2017-37 Director, Educational Services
Joey Martinez
Public Relations Specialist
Leah Photo Director, Electronic Media
Leah Harms
Marketing Coordinator
UF Health
Phone: 386-290-0549
Marbella Miller Headshot Director, Image Awards
Marbella Miller
Marketing Communications Manager
Exactech, Inc.
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Jon Thomas
Vice President
Forest Meadows Funeral Home & Cemeteries
Colleen-Raccioppi_JJStudio-8018_pp Director, Professional Development
Colleen Raccioppi, APR
Marketing Communications Senior Manager
Exactech, Inc.

Questions or comments regarding FPRA or FPRA policy should be addressed to the FPRA State Office:

40 Sarasota Center Blvd., Suite 107
Sarasota, FL 34240
941-365-2135 Voice
941-906-1556 Fax

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 358293

Gainesville, FL 32635