Press Release: 2015-2018 PPA Councilors
For Immediate Release
(YOUR CITY) Photographer Elected to International Nonprofit Council
(YOUR CITY, STATE)—Professional photographer (YOUR NAME) of (YOUR CITY, STATE) was elected to join the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Council for 2015 – 2018. A nonprofit, international association with 28,000 members, PPA is ultimately governed by its members through such council representatives.
(CONSIDER INSERTING A QUOTE ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO AS A COUNCILOR…SOME IMPACT YOU WANT TO HAVE ON THE LARGER PHOTOGRAPHIC COMMUNITY. COULD INSERT HERE OR WHERE IT MENTIONS BIO INFORMATION.)
PPA Councilors are professional photographers who volunteer their time and service to guide and act as the voice for their state's PPA members. They are nominated and elected by peers and fellow PPA members. Duties include discussing and voting on changes to the bylaws and adopted procedures and the leadership of the association (via the election of the board of directors and the nominating committee). They also play a crucial role in sharing the PPA message to existing, new and prospective PPA members.
(INSERT BRIEF BIO INFO HERE IF DESIRED.)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international nonprofit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA’s roots date back to 1869. It assists more than 28,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success. See how PPA helps photographers be more at PPA.com.
Contact: (YOUR NAME)
(YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER)
(Professional Photographers of America has prepared this sample news release with information that you can use to create your own release, focused on yourself. Please SUBSTITUTE THE MATERIAL IN (BOLD PARENTHESES) WITH YOUR OWN INFORMATION, customize the rest, send it to the local newspaper, post it on your website or blog, etc. If you have additional questions regarding publicity, contact firstname.lastname@example.org)