Executive Board

President

Imani Roberson (COM’20) is a senior majoring in Public Relations and Political Science through the dual degree program. Outside of BUPRSSA, Imani is a Resident Assistant and also the president of BU’s Inner Strength Gospel Choir. In her free time, she likes working on DIY projects and making travel videos, or vlogs. This year as President, she would like to foster a close-knit PRSSA community.

 

Feel free to email Imani anytime at imanirob@bu.edu.

Vice President

Vice President

Wenyi Jiang (COM’20) is a senior from Nanjing, China, double majoring in Public Relations and Classical Civilization. Outside of BU, Wenyi has interned at Kallaway Communications, a boutique art PR consultancy during her stay in London for the study abroad program. She has also interned at KARV Communications, a New York based PR firm with a focus on corporate and financial communications, crisis management and public affairs. When Wenyi isn’t busy with COM/CAS classes, she is practicing karate, doing community service, or exploring restaurants around the city (food makes everything ten times more enjoyable)!

You can contact Wenyi at wenyi@bu.edu.

Programming Coordinator

Veronica Paskulin (COM ‘20) is a senior from Sacramento, California majoring in Public Relations with a concentration in French. This past summer Veronica was a buying intern for Macy’s in New York, and last spring she studied abroad in Paris where she interned at Kialatok, an international cooking class company. She has also interned at Carol Hannah, a bridal design house, doing work in marketing and social media. In her free time, Veronica enjoys reading, cooking, and painting!

Contact Veronica at vpaskuli@bu.edu.

Financial Coordinator

Financial Coordinator

Alia Al-Chalabi (COM '20) is a rising senior in COM, majoring in PR and minoring in philosophy. This past summer she interned with TJX in buying. She has also interned with a small non-profit, The Sumaira Foundation, and a social media consulting firm, Metter Media. Last semester she studied abroad in Paris to gain a global perspective. PRSSA is her favorite campus activity, and she can’t wait for a great year with everyone!

You can reach out to Ali at aliaa@bu.edu at any time.

Public Relations Coordinator

Jordan Beaumont (COM ‘21) is a junior majoring in Public Relations from New York. Jordan likes to study languages, travel, and explore Boston with friends. She is a member of COMSA, and works at the COM Undergraduate Affairs Office. She's interned at Louis Sel, a luxury french sea salt brand and does work in PR Lab.

 

Feel free to email Jordan anytime at jnbeau@bu.edu.

Public Relations Coordinator

Public Relations Coordinator

Conference Coordinator

Conference Coordinator

Rebecca Owen (COM ’21) is a junior majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Political Science. She is also a Conference Assistant for Boston University Events & Conferences. Rebecca is the Production Manager of Boston University’s Shakespeare Society and enjoys performing in their productions. In her spare time, she likes to read and find new music to listen to. 

 

Email Becca any time at raowen@bu.edu.

Agency Director

Yuele (COM’20) is a senior studying public relations and screenwriting. She is from Shanghai and went to Vancouver for high school. Her multicultural background allows her to have more opportunities working in different countries. In summer 2018, she interned at Weber Shandwick Shanghai Office and managed social media accounts for Victoria’s Secret.

 

Reach out to Yuele anytime at liyuele@bu.edu.

Agency Director

Member Services Coordinator

Maria Fernandes (COM’21) is a junior majoring in Public Relations. She is from Portugal and has lived in Brazil since she was eight years old. Along with her responsibilities for PRSSA, she is part of the promotion team for the PR Advanced regional conference. Before coming to BU, she held planning and marketing roles for various organizations and was marketing ambassador for The Harvard Shop. In her free time she enjoys exploring new restaurants, playing the piano, and watching Netflix.

Please feel free to contact Maria any time at mariamf@bu.edu.

Member Services Coordinator

Faculty Advisor

Professor Stephen Quigley, APR, is an Associate Professor in COM where he has taught public relations and communications courses for 16 years. In 2011 Professor Quigley was presented with the Outstanding

Educator Award by the Public Relations Society of America. He is a former member of the National Commission on Public Relations Education, past president of the Boston Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and a past delegate to the National PRSA Assembly. He was the recipient of the 2010 Diane Davis Beacon Award for Lifetime Achievement, the 2009 Boston University Outstanding Student Advisor Award, the 2006 Publicity Club of New England Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2004 Lyndon Baines Johnson Student Advisor of the Year Award, and the 2004 COMSA Faculty Advisor of the Year Award. He’s the lucky husband of a beautiful wife and the proud father of three amazing children (including two BU grads!).

You can email him at squigley@bu.edu; follow him on Twitter @stevequigley.