Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

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Advisory Board

The Division of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs is fortunate to have the support and counsel of an impressive group of communications and industry leaders. The Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Advisory Board meets regularly and advises the chair and faculty on issues of importance to the division, including curriculum and fundraising. The Board also provides a significant opportunity for interaction among students, faculty and communications and public relations practitioners across the country.

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Advisory Board Members 2017-2018

Laurie Barnett, Board President
Southwest Airlines

Matt Averitt
Balfour Beatty

Kathleen Beathard
Medical City Healthcare

Linda Beheler
Hydrotex

Kent Best
SMU Office of Public Affairs

Katherine Bradford
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Brad Burns
AT&T

Michael Burns
Burns360

Gail Chandler
Texas Instruments

Chris Chiames
Sabre

Taylor Cole, APR
Expedia Inc - Hotels.com

Quinton Crenshaw
TGI Fridays

Erik Halvorson
Lockton Companies, LLC

Chris Heinbaugh
AT&T Performing Arts Center

Angela Jeffrey, APR
ABX Advertising Benchmark Index

Jane Koenecke
McKesson Corporation

Stan Levenson, APR
Levenson Strategic Communications

Ramona Logan
Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Carolyn Covey Morris, APR
QMobius Inc.

Betsy Orton
Mi Escuelita Preschools Inc.

Patti Osha
Hudson Lake

Lisa Bailey Singleton
Brunswick Group

Marvin B. Singleton
Hill + Knowlton Strategies

Susan Straub
Alliance Data

Jody Venturoni
LDWWgroup

Crayton Webb
Mary Kay Inc.

John Weekley
Weekley/Group/McKinney

Jim White
Jim White Media

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