All about PRSSA

Learn more about our meetings, involvement and professional development opportunities below!


The mission of the Ohio State University School of Communication Walt Seifert PRSSA chapter is to offer members beneficial relationships with public relations professionals and peers that facilitate the learning, acquiring and development of professional skills in the Central Ohio area.

Come join us and prepare for a career, connect with professionals and experience PR first-hand.

Executive Board

President: Olivia Cohen

Olivia is a fourth-year majoring in strategic communication with minors in professional writing & design thinking. She is currently doing freelance work with MediaSource. A fun fact about Olivia is that she turned 12 on 12/12/12!

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Keilah Thompson

Keilah is a fourth-year majoring in strategic communication while also minoring in professional writing. She is currently an intern at Belle Communication. A fun fact about Keilah is that she used to have a digital wardrobe!

CEO of The PRactice: Lauren Bulkley

Lauren is a fourth-year majoring in communications and professional writing. She is currently a communications intern working at IDeaS Revenue Solutions. A fun fact about Lauren is that she is a triplet!

Vice President: JD Mooney

JD is a third-year double majoring in strategic communications and public affairs. He is currently the Social Media Assistant for The John Glenn College of Public Affairs – Student Services and is also interning at SocialVentures. A fun fact about JD is that he is partially fluent in French and hopes to land a job in a French-speaking country after graduation!

Public Relations Director: Audrey Taylor

Audrey is a third-year majoring in strategic communication and minoring in design thinking. She is an intern at the Ohio State School of Communication and is also an assistant for the Unscripted podcast. A fun fact about Audrey is that she strongly believes in and likes pineapple on pizza dipped in ranch!

Digital Director: Kobie Parrish

Kobie is a second-year double majoring in public affairs and strategic communication. He currently works with the OSU Athletics Department and the College of Education and Human Ecology in producing different forms of media. He is also the Development Manager at Franklinton Cycle Works. A fun fact about Kobie is that he has a passion for NASA and the aerospace industry!

Member Relations Director: Malachi Brooks

Malachi is a fourth-year and is majoring in strategic communications. He is currently a service team member at Northstar Cafe and is also a digital blog writer intern at Visit Westerville. A fun fact about Malachi is that he has crowd-surfed Brutus on three separate occasions!

Alumni Relations Director: Lindsey Romano

Lindsey is a second-year student and is majoring in strategic communication while also minoring in dance and psychology. She works closely with The PRactice as an account associate and holds several other positions as well. A fun fact about Lindsey is that she was born in California and lived there her entire life until moving to OSU!

Financial Director: Meimei Tannehill

Meimei is a fourth-year and is majoring in strategic communication while also minoring in Chinese and media production & analysis. She is currently interning with CampusParc and also works in the Ohio Union Admin Suite. A fun fact about Meimei is that she has traveled to China about a dozen times!

Secretary: Ally Gozum

Ally is a fourth-year and is majoring in strategic communication while also minoring in theater. She is a Summer Fellow at Ketchum and Event Planning Assistant at the Ohio Union. A fun fact about Ally is that she met Tom Hanks by being a background extra in one of his feature films!

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