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2017 Board of Directors

President: Victoria Brodie, California Baptist University

President-Elect: Robbie Silver, The Arc of Riverside County

Treasurer: TBD

Secretary: Lynne Butler, Western Municipal Water District

VP of Communications: Rachel McGuire, APR, Western Municipal Water District

VP of Programs: Chris Perez, Westbound Communications

Director-at-Large, Sponsorships: Jeannie Adair, iHeart Media

Director-at-Large, PRSSA: Mary Ann Pearson, APR, California Baptist University

Director-at-Large, Polaris: Jessica Tonkovich, Riverside Public Utilities

Director-at-Large, Assembly Delegate: Aaron Norris, APR, The Norris Group

Director-at-Large, Assembly Delegate: Mary Ann Pearson, APR, California Baptist University

Director-at-Large, Social Media: Krista Goodman

Immediate Past President: Heather Raymond, Riverside Public Utilities

Director-at-Large: Hillary Angel, Auto Club Speedway

Director-at-Large: Mark Cloud, Socal Edison

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2016 Polaris Awards Winners

 

 
Name of Winner(s) Agency Title 2015-2016 Polaris Award Category
DeGrave Communications   SAWPA Infographic 2015-2016 Polaris Award Brochure
Elsinore Valley MWD   2015 Water Quality Report 2015-2016 Polaris Award Brochure
Mt. San Jacinto College   Mt. San Jacinto Viewbook 2015-2016 Polaris Award Brochure
The Community Foundation     2015-2016 Polaris Award Annual Report
Mt. San Jacinto College     2015-2016 Polaris Award Annual Report
Riverside Public Utilities   2015 Financial Report 2015-2016 Polaris Award Annual Report
SBCERA   "Enjoying the Fruits of Retirement" 2015-2016 Polaris Award Annual Report
Melody Brunsting Melody's Ad Works, Inc. 2016 Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival 2015-2016 Polaris Award Media/Press Kit
Elsinore Valley MWD   Instant Hot Water Recirculating Pump Rebate Program 2015-2016 Polaris Award Marketing Communications
C.L. Lopez, Cynthia Malvin San Bernardino County Human Services Homeward Bound Project Adopt 2015-2016 Polaris Award Marketing Communications
Riverside County Transportation Comimssion   91 Steer Clear 2015-2016 Polaris Award Marketing Communications
WMWD   Free Sprinkler Nozzles 2015-2016 Polaris Award Marketing Communications
WMWD   Turf Replacement 2015-2016 Polaris Award Marketing Communications
WMWD   Drought 2015-2016 Polaris Award Overall Public Relations Program
OPR Communications   Morongo Band of Indians Thanksgiving Outreach 30th Anniversary 2015-2016 Polaris Award Media Relations/Media Placement
Westbound Communications   St. Joseph Hoag Health Plants "Wellness Corners" 2015-2016 Polaris Award Media Relations/Media Placement
Auto Club Speedway   Taste of Auto Club Speedway Media Day 2015-2016 Polaris Award Media Relations/Media Placement
Westbound Communications, Chapman University   Chapman University Survey on American Fears 2015-2016 Polaris Award Media Relations/Media Placement
East Valley Water District   "Our Way to 28" Drought Campaign 2015-2016 Polaris Award Community Relations
Noelle Afualo, Evelyn French, Anna Finlay   Interstate 10/Tippecanoe Interchange Improvement Project 2015-2016 Polaris Award Community Relations
Westbound Communications   "If You See Something, Say Something" 2015-2016 Polaris Award Community Relations
WMWD   WCRCRWA 2015-2016 Polaris Award Community Relations
Communications Department San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools 2015 State of Education 2015-2016 Polaris Award Community Relations
C.L. Lopez, Cynthia Malvin San Bernardino County Human Services Inland Empire Fatherhood Conference 2015-2016 Polaris Award Special Events and Observances
Westbound Communications   Devore Interchange 2015-2016 Polaris Award Special Events and Observances
Melody Brunsting Melody's Ad Works, Inc. 2016 Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival 2015-2016 Polaris Award Newsletter
Westbound Commmunications, Mojave River Watershed Group   The Child Mindset 2015-2016 Polaris Award Multimedia Communications
Westbound Communications   Using Video to Spice Up a 35 Year Tradition 2015-2016 Polaris Award Multimedia Communications
Westbound Communications   Valuable Influencers 2015-2016 Polaris Award Creative Communications
WMWD   Big Blue 2015-2016 Polaris Award Creative Communications
WMWD   A Slow Moving Crisis 2015-2016 Polaris Award Crisis Communications
C.L. Lopez, Cynthia Malvin, Claudia Doyle San Bernardino County Human Services December 2nd Crisis Response 2015-2016 Polaris Award Crisis Communications
Cucamonga Valley Water District   Drought Response Campaign 2015-2016 Polaris Award Crisis Communications
WMWD     2015-2016 Polaris Award Website
Elsinore Valley MWD   Social Media Outreach Program 2015-2016 Polaris Award Social Media Relations Tactics
         
CAPELLAS        
Name of Winner(s) Agency Title 2015-2016 Capella Award Category
Ciara Green Pechanga A Learning Experience 2015-2016 Capella Award Writing
Robbie Silver Arc Riverside General Agency Brochure 2015-2016 Capella Award Brochure
RCP PR Division   Services and Business Plan 2015-2016 Capella Award Annual Report
C.L. Lopez, Cynthia Malvin, Claudia Doyle San Bernardino County Human Services December 2nd Media Response 2015-2016 Capella Award Media Relations/Media Placement
Auto Club Speedway   "Ultimate Trip to the Track" Media Day 2015-2016 Capella Award Media Relations/Media Placement
DeGrave Communications   Canyon Lake Alum Application 2015-2016 Capella Award Community Relations
Eastern Municipal Water District   Old Town Temecula Outreach Plan 2015-2016 Capella Award Community Relations
OPR Communications   Hadley Fruit Orchards Grand Opening 2015-2016 Capella Award Special Events and Observances
RCP PR Division   Employee Recognition and Award Ceremony 2015-2016 Capella Award Special Events and Observances
Riverside Public Utilities   Less Water More Color 2015-2016 Capella Award Government Public Affairs Program
Eastern Municipal Water District   Strategic Communication Branding 2015-2016 Capella Award Corporate Branding
SBCERA   Quarterly Review 2015-2016 Capella Award Newsletter
Westbound Communications   You Can Never Be Too Prepared 2015-2016 Capella Award Creative Communication
Jessica M. Sanchez   Tower Property Management 2015-2016 Capella Award Student Project
         
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Westbound Communications   Mission Hospital Mental Health Stigma Reduction Campaign 2015-2016 Best In Show  
       
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

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