Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Technology Professional Interest Section Elects Kevin Sangsland to 2011 Chair

March 15, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Media News
Airfoil Public Relations today announced that Kevin Sangsland, APR and account director, has been elected by his peers to chair the 2011 Technology Professional Interest Section of The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

In this role, Sangsland will be responsible for leading PRSA's National Technology Executive Committee efforts to serve its members, recruit and develop future section leaders, build community and networking opportunities and deliver professional development.

He will also lead the charge for the continuation of education content through various PRSA Technology Section events, including its contributions to the upcoming Digital Impact Conference. The Technology Section is developing a dedicated track for the event, which takes place May 5-6 in New York City and will highlight trends and tactics emerging from the use of digital technologies in the advertising, marketing and public relations industry.

"Our Professional Interest Sections, including the Technology Section, are an important asset to our ability to deliver value to PRSA members," said Melissa Yahre, vice president of membership, PRSA. "As a society, we rely on the leadership and service from volunteers like Kevin to inform and develop many of the programs and vehicles that our membership looks to PRSA to provide."

The PRSA Technology Section offers opportunities to connect with practitioners who understand issues and are willing to share solutions. Through PRSA's annual conference, in-person and virtual networking opportunities, newsletters and other resources, the Section helps practitioners develop public relations and management skills directly relevant to the technology industry. The Technology Section also recognizes excellence in industry reporting through our Awards for Excellence in Technology Journalism.

About Airfoil Public Relations, Inc.
Airfoil, with offices in Southfield, Mich. and Mountain View, Calif., is an independent firm specializing in marketing communications and public relations for both emerging and leading technology companies. Airfoil serves a growing client roster across a multitude of technology segments in consumer, enterprise, health care, industrial/green and automotive. The agency's client solutions group provides depth of experience to inform and accelerate clients' marketing communications, digital and social media, brand strategy and public affairs programs. Airfoil has been named Technology Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report and recognized as a top firm in numerous industry rankings. For more information about Airfoil Public Relations, please call 866.AIR.FOIL.