2011 Milestones in Mentoring Honorees

The Plank Center is proud to have honored the following remarkable individuals who have demonstrated the power of leadership through mentoring:


  • Legacy: Ann Barkelew, former senior counselor, Fleishman-Hillard
  • Executive: Peter Hirshberg, CEO, The Re:imagine Group
  • Corporate: John Onoda, member, Advisory Board, Fleishman-Hillard
  • Agency: Howard Paster, former chairman, CEO, Hill & Knowlton (posthumously)
  • Educator: Dr. Rochelle Ford, associate dean for research & academic affairs, John H. Johnson School of Communications, Howard University
  • Young Professional: Joseph Tateoka, associate, Burson-Marsteller

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2011 Honorees

Grants & Awards


The following links provide information about some organizations that provide funding for public relations projects.

  • Rotary International
  • The Page Center
  • PRSA Foundation
  • Awards

    The following links provide information on some of the industry's awards for achievement in public relations practice.