The Members Have voted. Meet your 2020 Chapter LeadershiP

John Deveney

Officer - President

John Deveney, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, IABC Fellow

Owner and director of full-service public relations agency
Melissa Morante

Officer - President-Elect

Melissa Morante

ComForcare Home Care
Owner and Chief Marketing Officer

ComForcare Senior Services is a private-duty, non-medical home healthcare agency serving Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties.
Madison Ciklin

Officer - Secretary

Madison Ciklin, MS

CareerSource Palm Beach County
Manager of Website and Communications
Karen Galanaugh

Officer - Immediate Past President

Karen Galanaugh, APR, MSM

Galanaugh & Company Marketing Public Relations, LLC
Owner, marketing public relations agency and creator of lively educational programs for communicators.
Rebecca Seelig

Officer - Assembly Delegate (serving 2nd year of term in 2020) 

Rebecca Seelig, APR

Owner, public relations agency


Committee leaders

Monica Lewman-Garcia

Vice President, Membership

Monica Lewman-Garcia, APR

Golder Associates Corporation
Director of Public Relations

Monica is a communications professional and trusted executive adviser who delivers brand recognition and public goodwill for local, national, and global organizations.
Lady Hereford

Vice President, Accreditation

Lady Hereford, APR

Johnson Scholarship Foundation
Program Specialist

Lady previously worked in University Relations and Marketing for Palm Beach Atlantic University and was a print journalist.
Susan Chou

Vice President, Communications (Web)

Susan Chou

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative
Public Relations Specialist

Susan is a social media ace, word ninja, bona fide internet sleuth and has served on the PRSA Palm Beach Board of Directors since 2016.
Hannah Deadman-Arnst

Vice President, Communications (Publicity and Social Media)

Hannah L. Deadman-Arnst

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
PR & Social Media Specialist

Hannah is a public relations and writing professional. She has held roles in journalism, environmental and higher ed communications.

Photo: Ryan Arnst Photography
Celina Klee

Vice President, Programs

Celina Klee

Labor Finders
Manager, Public Relations

A communications executive, utilizing comprehensive Public and Media Relations, CSR programs designed to increase visibility and awareness for Labor Finders. She oversees all Crisis Communications.
Kristine Gobbo

Vice President, Student PRSSA Liaison

Kristine M. Gobbo

Spectrum Public Relations

With 20+ years of PR experience, Kristine founded Spectrum PR in 2011, a virtual marketing/PR agency with a team of specialists. She is active in PRSA's Counselors Academy and Counselors to Higher Ed.



Palm Awards Communications Contest

Madison Ciklin, MS and Karen Galanaugh, APR, MSM



Palm Awards Event

Karen Galanaugh, APR, MSM and Naki Carter