PROTOS Awards Committee


Each year, the OCPRSA PROTOS Awards Gala honors Orange County’s top public relations professionals, programs, and campaigns. For more than 40 years, the chapter has celebrated exceptional public relations campaigns and tactics.

If you enjoy event planning, elevating the public relations profession and are interested in helping to plan OCPRSA’s highest attended event of the year, we invite you to join the PROTOS Awards Committee.

Opportunities include:

PROTOS Committee Event Support: We’re looking for members who will bring with them their creativity, enthusiasm, and energy to our team – and best of all, we’ll have fun planning this event together. Creative design, sourcing corporate sponsors and auction items, and event promotion. You’ll have a great opportunity to meet new chapter members, grow your network, and learn about what it takes to be best in class as we celebrate award winners across all spectrum of the industry. If you enjoy planning events and task-specific assignments, this is the committee for you!

Helpful skills include, but are not limited to: writing, editing, logistics, video editing, social media, live event experience, knowledge in Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, PremierPro

PROTOS Committee Judging Volunteer: Judges are needed to score award submissions for another nationally recognized PRSA chapter. Senior public relations professionals with at least 10 years practicing in the field of public relations and communications; or have earned their APR or Fellow status; are highly encouraged to participate as a judging volunteer.

PROTOS Committee Sponsor: Get involved and get recognition! Sponsors receive brand recognition opportunities throughout awards season. OCPRSA can tailor any sponsorship and are looking to collaborate with your business! We are currently offering sponsorship levels ranging from presenting event sponsors, in-kind sponsors and silent auction sponsors.


Elena Bosch, APR
Kara Mikulka
Orange County PRSA PROTOS Awards Co-Chairs