Board of Advisors

 

The Board of Advisors of The Plank Center consists of world-class academics and practitioners who provide counsel, direction and oversight to the Center regarding strategic plans and programs to support its leadership mission. Current members of the Board are:

 

Emeritus

Dr. E. Culpepper Clark, University of Georgia

Dr. Linda Hon, University of Florida

Andre Taylor, Alagasco

 

Deceased

John W. “Jack” Felton

John “Jack” Koten

Betsy Plank

 

Our Mission

The Plank Center’s mission is to help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society. The Center works to achieve its mission by:

Advancing knowledge of leadership values and skills in the profession;

Supporting research, teaching, service, and professional educational efforts that help develop diverse, responsible and trustworthy leaders;

Bridging the interests and vision of the practice and education; and

Collaborating with other groups and associations to nurture the ethical and effective practice of public relations.