Commission membership consists of more than two dozen research thought leaders with representation from corporations and non-profits, public relations firms, research providers and university faculties. Commission members have produced books and dozens of articles about public relations measurement and evaluation. Commission members are regular speakers at seminars and conferences, advocating for research and evaluation that demonstrates the effectiveness of public relations.


Mark Weiner
PRIME Research

Associate Chair

Thomas Stoeckle
Small Data Forum


Forrest W. Anderson
Independent Consultant
Patricia Bayerlein
Gagen MacDonald
Shannon A. Bowen
University of South Carolina
Allan Dib
Pauline Draper-Watts
Edelman Intelligence
Marianne Eisenmann
inVentiv Health
David Geddes
Geddes Analytics LLC
Elesha Hoffman
Allyson Hugley
Tim Marklein
Big Valley Marketing
Jackie Matthews
General Motors
David Michaelson
Teneo Strategy
Mary Miller
Miller Comms
Julie O’Neil
Texas Christian University
Katie Paine
Paine Publishing
Mark Phillips
National Defense University
Elizabeth Rector
Cisco Systems
Gary Sheffer
Weber Shandwick
Jim Simon
Simon & Associates
Stacey Smith
Jackson, Jackson & Wagner
Sean D. Williams
Communication AMMO
Michael Ziviani
Precise Value
Mo Hamid
Radian Partners
Alan Chumley
W2O Group
Steve Bent
George Sutcliffe
United Technologies
David Cantor
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Rowena Ebanks
Jen Bruce
Tristan Bishop
Lusine Kodagolian
Johna Burke
Brian Mossop
Justin Greeves
Porter Novelli
Whitney Drake
General Motors

Members Emeritus

David Dozier
San Diego State University
John Gilfeather
Koski Research Inc.
James E. Grunig
University of Maryland
Angela Jeffrey
ABX Advertising Benchmark Index
Fraser Likely
Likely Communication Strategies Ltd
Walter Lindenmann
Lindenmann Research Consulting
Sunshine Overkamp
Overkamp Overkamp-Smith
Brad Rawlins
Arkansas State University
David Rockland
Rockland Dutton Research & Consulting
Don Stacks
University of Miami (Retired)
Donald K. Wright
Boston University

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