Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year award

Presented by the Public Relations Society of America-Hawaii Chapter, the Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year award honors an exemplary practitioner who, during a distinguished career, has made a major contribution to the profession and has applied public relations techniques in a professional manner to achieve meaningful objectives.

This is the Hawaii Chapter’s equivalent of the nationally esteemed Gold Anvil Award and is presented as a part of the Koa Anvil Awards ceremony. Read more about the Annual Koa Avil Awards event.

Past Recipients

  • 2022 – Keith DeMello
  • 2021 – Joan Bennet
  • 2020 – Jennifer A. Armstrong, APR
  • 2019 – Darlene Morikawa
  • 2018 – Nathan Kam
  • 2017 – Mele Pochereva, APR
  • 2016 – Kristen K.C. Bonilla, APR
  • 2015 – Linda Howe, APR
  • 2014 – Luly Unemori, APR
  • 2013 – Howard Daniel, APR
  • 2012 – Amy Hennessey, APR
  • 2011 – Duke Gonzales, APR
  • 2010 – Donda Spiker, APR
  • 2009 – Nancy Daniels, APR
  • 2008 – Nathan Hokama, APR
  • 2007 – Sara Foley
  • 2006 – Melissa Chang, APR
  • 2005 – Shawn Nakamoto, APR
  • 2004 – Dr. Helen Varner
  • 2003 – Kitty Lagareta
  • 2002 – Stafford Kiguchi, APR
  • 2001 – B.J. Whitman, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 2000 – Ralph Kam, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1999 – Scott Shirai, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1998 – Al Rodriques, APR
  • 1997 – Catherine Pescaia Sharpe
  • 1996 – Rick Zwern, APR
  • 1995 – Jim Boersema, APR
  • 1994 – Sheila Donnelly, APR
  • 1993 – Roy J. Leffingwell, APR
  • 1992 – Craig Miyamoto, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 1991 – Andrea Simpson, APR
  • 1990 – Mark Zeug, APR
  • 1989 – Robert Costa, APR
  • 1988 – Sharon Weiner, APR
  • 1987 – Sam Schneider, APR
  • 1986 – Bill Cook, APR
  • 1985 – William “Doc” Stryker, APR

NOMINATIONS:

 

To nominate a candidate for the Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year Award, please download the nomination form.