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Michael Cherenson, APR, Fellow PRSA, Elected as PRSSA 2020-2022 National Professional Adviser

January 8, 2020

NEW YORK, January 8, 2020 — The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, announced today that Michael Cherenson, APR, Fellow PRSA, has been elected to a two-year term on the National Committee as the 2020–2022 National Professional Adviser.

In his role, Cherenson will counsel fellow members of the National Committee, assist Chapter Professional Advisers and help Chapters discover and connect with Professional Advisers.

Cherenson, chief public relations counselor for SCG Advertising & Public Relations, has 30 years of professional experience spanning many sectors of the public relations industry. The communications veteran has a long tenure of leadership within PRSA, serving as Chair and CEO in 2009. He was inducted into the PRSA College of Fellows in 2011. Cherenson is currently a member of the Educational Affairs Committee and co-chair of the College of Fellows’ SAGE Committee. He previously served on the PRSSA National Committee as PRSA Board Liaison during the 2003–2004 term.

“Michael’s extensive experience and involvement in PRSA made him the perfect candidate for this position,” said Nicholas Goebel, PRSSA National President. “We look forward to working with him this upcoming term.”

Outgoing National Professional Adviser Ben Butler, APR, will complete his term on May 31, 2020. PRSSA members and advisers are encouraged to connect with both Butler and Cherenson at the PRSSA 2020 Leadership Assembly taking place in Scottsdale, Arizona, from April 16-19.

About the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. Founded in 1967 by its parent organization, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), PRSSA includes nearly 10,000 student members and advisers, and is active on nearly 375 colleges and university campuses across the U.S. and in Argentina, Columbia, Peru and Puerto Rico. For more information, please visit www.prssa.org.