Meet our executive board for the 2019-20 school year!
Emily High, President
Emily is a public relations major from Springfield, Ohio. She is enrolled in the dual-degree B.A./M.A. Public Relations program, where she will attain her bachelor’s degree in 2020 and her master’s degree in 2021. In addition to serving as the president of PRSSA, Emily also serves as the vice president of communications and recruitment for the Student Alumni Association and a Blue Crew tour guide. Her favorite memory of PRSSA is attending the PRSA Paladin Awards with Liam in 2019. She plans to work in the fashion industry on the production/merchandising or CSR sector and ultimately wants to open her own boutique.
Liam Oakes, Vice President
Liam is a junior public relations major and graphic design minor from Andover, New Jersey. He is the founder of the “PR SHUperstar” campaign, bringing students in the University’s public relations program together. In addition to serving as the vice president of PRSSA, Liam is also the Campus Life editor of The Setonian, Seton Hall’s student-run newspaper, and is a student publicist for the University’s public relations and marketing department. He is looking to start a career as a PR SHUperstar in the nonprofit industry. In his free time, Liam enjoys hiking, cooking, running and going to the beach.
Erin Beik, Media Director
Erin is a junior marketing major and communication minor from East Hanover, New Jersey. She manages the chapter’s social media. In addition, Erin is not only involved in PRSSA, but she serves as the Treasurer of the SHU Dance Team, is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, and works as an Event and Web Team Assistant at the University’s Department of Public Relations and Marketing. Behind the scenes, Erin runs the social media accounts, designs posts and flyers, takes photos at the meetings, and helps PRSSA run general body meetings.
Ailish Irwin, Treasurer
Ailish is a junior public relations major with a visual and sound media minor from Braintree, Massachusetts. In addition to serving as the treasurer, she serves as the social media director for Alpha Phi. Behind the scenes, Ailish manages the finances of the club, helps members organize their dues, acts as a liaison between our club and the SGA treasurer, and helps PRSSA run general body meetings. Students looking to join PRSSA and have inquiries about paying dues should contact Ailish at her SHU email.
Melanie Moore, Secretary
Melanie is a junior public relations major from Staten Island, New York. She is currently an event-planning intern at Eventage. Behind the scenes, Melanie helps keep the club organized, sends out emails and announcements, takes membership attendance, and helps PRSSA run general body meetings.
Danny Guerra, Litore Agency Director
Danny is currently a senior public relations major from Belleville, New Jersey. He works as an account manager and web-team assistant for the University’s Department of Public Relations and Marketing. Additionally, Danny had an internship with Montclair History this past summer, which helped him to gain valuable PR experience. Behind the scenes, Danny serves as the director for the Litore Agency, which gives students a chance to gain hands-on experience with clients by helping them write press releases, creating social media content, and more. Those who are interested in working with Litore as a student or a client should contact Danny at his SHU email.