Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST
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Art Marble 21 
731 Westlake Ave
Seattle, WA 98109

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PRSA Admin Office 
PRSA Puget Sound Chapter 
(206) 623-8632 

PRSA Puget Sound

Annual Meeting & Networking Event

Wednesday, Nov. 7 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
at Art Marble 21, Seattle

Help us celebrate another year of our chapter, the industry and those who make public relations great in the Puget Sound.

Meet new people and reconnect with old colleagues during our networking reception to kick off the evening. Meet PR professionals from all around the Puget Sound area. Enjoy an abundance of appetizers and a no host bar.

Hear key insights about one of the biggest news stories of recent years from our featured speaker Noah Purcell, Washington State's Solicitor General, as he presents The Role of the Media on the Administration's Travel Ban - the Attorney General's View. Learn more about our speaker below.

Celebrate our Jay Rockey Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Suzanne Hartman, APR , Fellow PRSA and our Hugh Smith Community Service Award Winner Annie Kuo and help us honor the PR legends who left us this past year - Jay Rockey, APR, Fellow PRSA; David Marriott, APR; and Dorothy Bracken, APR.

Vote* on and welcome incoming chapter board members (*only chapter members are able to vote). Note: Candidate statements will be emailed to chapter members by Oct. 20. If you do not receive this email, please contact the PRSA Admin Office for a copy of the statements.

The Role of the Media on the Administration’s Travel Ban – the Attorney General’s View

Meet Noah Purcell, Washington State's Solicitor General. In early, 2017, Noah was a pivotal member of the team that built and argued the winning case challenging the constitutionality of and bringing the Trump Administration's Travel Ban to a halt. Hear about Noah's views on how media coverage of the travel ban case shaped public opinion and helped the Attorney General's Office prevail in court.  

Noah is a Seattle native who graduated from Franklin High School. He attended the University of Washington, where he received a Mary Gates Leadership Award for his work founding and running Affordable Tuition Now!, a student advocacy group dedicated to keeping tuition at UW and other state universities affordable. After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review,he worked as a law clerk to former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge David Tatel.