Past Presidents

PRSA Central Ohio acknowledges and offers profound gratitude for the selfless service of our chapter’s past presidents.

  • 1950 - Edwin M. Tharp* (Chairman of the organizing committee)
  • 1951 - Harold K. Schellenger*, APR (First Chapter President)
  • 1952 - Harold K. Schellenger*, APR
  • 1953 - George J. Kienzle*
  • 1954 - George H. Saville*
  • 1955 - Nicholas Popa*
  • 1956 - Robert E. Minshall*
  • 1957 - Hart F. Page*
  • 1958 - Ivey Farley Wilson
  • 1959 - Neil Collins
  • 1960 - S.S. Kalwary
  • 1961 - Cameron E. Williams
  • 1962 - Robert Wilson
  • 1963 - Walter W. Seifert*, APR
  • 1964 - Herbert Flint*, APR
  • 1965 - Paul M. Werth*, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1966 - John M. Mountain* APR
  • 1967 - Lester L. Hinshaw*, APR
  • 1968 - Will Hellerman*, APR
  • 1969 - Anthony Priore, APR
  • 1970 - John R. Advent*
  • 1971 - William C. Moore, APR
  • 1972 - Craig C. Gifford*
  • 1973 - Kenneth L. Drum, APR
  • 1974 - 1975 - Harry E. Hamilton*
  • 1975 - 1976 - Charles D. Stokes*
  • 1976 - 1977 - H. William Chaddock, APR
  • 1977 - 1978 - Howard N. Byer*, APR
  • 1978 - 1979 - Paul A. Borrer, APR
  • 1979 - 1989 - E. Zoe McCathrin*, APR
  • 1980 - 1981 - John A. Butterfield
  • 1981 - 1982 - F. Michael Lorz, APR
  • 1982 - 1983 - Sandra Nichols, APR
  • 1983 - 1984 - James E. Reading
  • 1984 - 1985 - Genevieve W. Tuchow
  • 1985 - 1986 - Tom Poling*, APR
  • 1986 - 1987 - Bonnie Matthews, APR
  • 1987 - 1988 - Sandy Clary, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1988 - 1989 - Carol McBurney, APR
  • 1989 - 1990 - Mary Cusick, APR
  • 1990 - 1991 - Peter Loscocco
  • 1992 - Paul Quinn
  • 1993 - Beth Kowalski, APR
  • 1994 - Stephen M. Shivinsky, APR
  • 1995 - Kimberly M. Scher, APR
  • 1996 - Sandra L. Knoesel, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1997 - Mary Ellison, APR
  • 1998 - Patti Grey, APR
  • 1999 - Doug Frazier, APR
  • 2000 - John Kompa, APR
  • 2001 - Denise Clark
  • 2002 - Susan Merryman, APR
  • 2003 - Maureen Miller
  • 2004 - Deb Strohmaier, APR
  • 2005 - M.J. Clark, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 2006 - Dr. Steve Iseman, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 2007 - Jeanne Tranter
  • 2008 - Julie Theado
  • 2009 - Vince McMorrow, APR
  • 2010 - Jaron Terry, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 2011 - Todd Bailey
  • 2012 - Kristen Mack Deuber, APR
  • 2013 - Kerry Francis, APR
  • 2014 - Karen Bailey
  • 2015 - Lora (Deeds) Priest
  • 2016 - John Palmer, APR
  • 2017 - Beth Watkins
  • 2018 - Erin Maggied, APR
  • 2019 - Alicia Shoults