Past Presidents

These are the men and women who have led PRSA Houston since its founding. We thank them for their leadership and dedication to the profession.

  • 1950 James A. Clark
  • 1952 Henry C. Webb
  • 1954 Emerson G. Smith
  • 1955 John Mortimer
  • 1956 J. Michael Murphy
  • 1957 Tom Brawner
  • 1958 Jack Shannon
  • 1960 Sam E. Drake
  • 1961 Pat J. Nicholson, APR (deceased)
  • 1962 Val Jean McCoy
  • 1963 Hal Hazelrigg
  • 1964 Robert Fitzpatrick
  • 1965 J.L. Bart, Jr., APR (deceased)
  • 1966 Ralph Frede, APR, Fellow PRSA (deceased, Jan. 1, 2005)
  • 1967 Robert Stine (deceased)
  • 1968 Bill Robertson
  • 1969 Russell Burget
  • 1970 Alvin R. Busse, APR, Fellow PRSA (deceased, July 26, 2010)
  • 1971 Stewart P. Smith
  • 1972 Culver Turlington, APR (deceased)
  • 1973 Fred Wichlep, APR
  • 1974 R. Robert Rowley, APR (deceased)
  • 1975 Arthur L. Dowling, APR
  • 1976 Sabra H. Gill, APR (deceased March 2009)
  • 1977 H. Dale Henderson (deceased)
  • 1978 James H. Powers (deceased)
  • 1979 William McElwain
  • 1980 Nancy C. Davis
  • 1981 James Eager
  • 1982 Farris Block, APR (deceased)
  • 1983 Phil Taggart, APR (deceased)
  • 1984 David R. Dodrill, APR
  • 1985 Margot Dimond, APR
  • 1986 Marvin Brown, APR
  • 1986 Robert E. Haine, APR (after Marvin’s job changed)
  • 1987 Guy E. Brown, II, APR
  • 1988 Robert E. Haine, APR (deceased Sept. 13, 2013)
  • 1989 Wellington Osterloh, APR, Fellow PRSA (deceased April 7, 2005)
  • 1990 George Nelson, APR
  • 1991 Hank Moore, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1992 Dr. Barbara Langham, APR
  • 1993 Thomas K. Stewart, APR, Fellow PRSA (deceased Jan. 9, 2019)
  • 1994 D. Gayle McNutt, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1995 Maureen Civiletto, APR
  • 1996 Kay Kendall, APR
  • 1997 Woody Madden, APR
  • 1998 Graham Painter, APR
  • 1999 Judi Martin, APR
  • 2000 Carolyn Mayo, APR
  • 2001 Ben Wheatley, ABC, APR
  • 2002 Julie Gorling, APR
  • 2003 Kris Taylor, APR
  • 2004 Dan Keeney, APR
  • 2005 Cindy Suggs, APR
  • 2006 Sally Ramsay
  • 2007 Lisa Walsh
  • 2008 Priscilla Tinsley
  • 2009 Terri Larson, APR
  • 2010 Stephanie Dedeaux, APR
  • 2011 Michelle McCormick
  • 2012 Edward Davis, III
  • 2013 Lisa Dimond Vasquez, APR
  • 2014 Kelly George, APR
  • 2015 Lee Vela
  • 2016 Kim Miller
  • 2017 Saki Indakwa
  • 2018 Chuck Smith, APR