Ted B. Sherwin Member of the Year Award

Ted B. Sherwin Member of the Year Award

Having an appreciation for the history of our public relations profession is important. So, too, is having an appreciation for the history of the New Mexico Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and those who came before us. It is for this long-standing dedication to the practice of public relations that the Board of Directors of NMPRSA created the Ted B. Sherwin Member of the Year Award in honor of Ted Sherwin, a founding member of our Chapter. The Sherwin Member of the Year Award is presented by the Board of Directors at the annual Cumbre Awards.

Submit nominations to NMPRSA Chapter President Brenna Moore.

Qualifications for Nomination (please make sure that your nominee meets the following criteria) :

  • NMPRSA member in good standing;
  • Member who has gone above and beyond to support the Chapter in the past year;

Other Important Considerations:

  • Open to entire membership;
  • Self-nominations are not permitted;
  • Nominations will be presented to the Board of Directors and voted on;
  • If awarded, the award will be presented at the annual Cumbre Awards.

Previous Winners of the Ted B. Sherwin Member of the Year Award

2019 – Hilma Chynoweth

2018 – Julianne Phares

2017Brenna Moore

2016Marissa Le

2015Julianne Phares & Susan Bradley

2014Linda Lockett

2013Julianne Horn

2012Jennifer Kemp

2011Ed Waters

2010Susan Bradley

2009Maya Oliver

2008Megan Mayo

2007John Weisgerber

Greg Johnson Board Member of the Year

The Greg Johnston Board Member of Year Award is given yearly to the board member who goes above and beyond for the New Mexico chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (NMPRSA). The award is given in honor of Greg Johnston, who died in 2007 after a brief illness. Johnston was a senior communication representative at the University of New Mexico in the University Communication and Marketing (UCAM) Department. Johnston was a long time media relations expert, professional photographer and regular story and photo contributor to UNM publications. The inaugural award was given at the 2013 Cumbre Awards Banquet during the 55th Anniversary Celebration of NMPRSA.

Previous Winners of the Greg Johnston Board Member of the Year Award

2019 – Lynn Pitcher Komer

2018Brenna Moore

2017Marissa Le

2016Jennifer Marcell

2014Julianne Phares

2013Steve Carr

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