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The Role of the Media on the Administration’s Travel Ban
November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm$50 – $65
Hear key insights about one of the biggest news stories of recent years from our featured speaker Noah Purcell at the PRSA Puget Sound Chapter Annual Meeting and Networking Event on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in Seattle.
Noah was a pivotal member of the team that built and argued the winning case challenging the constitutionality of and bringing the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban to a halt. Hear about Noah’s views on how media coverage of the travel ban case shaped public opinion and helped the Attorney General’s Office prevail in court.
Noah is a Seattle native who graduated from Franklin High School. He attended the University of Washington, where he received a Mary Gates Leadership Award for his work founding and running Affordable Tuition Now!, a student advocacy group dedicated to keeping tuition at UW and other state universities affordable. After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, he worked as a law clerk to former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge David Tatel.
NETWORK & CONNECT
Meet new people and reconnect with old colleagues during our networking reception to kick off the evening. Meet PR professionals from all around the Puget Sound area. Enjoy an abundance of appetizers and a no host bar.
Hear key insights about one of the biggest news stories of recent years from our featured speaker Noah Purcell, Washington State’s Solicitor General, as he presents The Role of the Media on the Administration’s Travel Ban – the Attorney General’s View.
CELEBRATE & HONOR
Celebrate our Jay Rockey Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Suzanne Hartman, APR , Fellow PRSA and our Hugh Smith Community Service Award Winner Annie Kuo and help us honor the PR legends who left us this past year – Jay Rockey, APR, Fellow PRSA; David Marriott, APR; and Dorothy Bracken, APR.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vote* on and welcome incoming chapter board members (*only chapter members are able to vote, view ballot here). Note: Candidate statements will be emailed to chapter members by Oct. 20. If you do not receive this email, please contact the PRSA Admin Office for a copy of the statements.
Members – $50 | Non-Members – $65 | Students – $50
Art Marble 21
731 Westlake Ave
Seattle, WA 98109
Parking: Street meter parking is available around the venue. There is also a public parking lot across from Art Marble 21 on Westlake Ave N, adjacent to South Lake Union Park. This lot is free after 4 p.m.
**SPONSOR THE ANNUAL MEETING**
If your organization is interested in partnering with us to gain exposure and help present our annual meeting as a sponsor, please contact Karla Slate, APR at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-480-2402. We are currently seeking a printing sponsor, awards sponsor, reception sponsor and a presenting sponsor.