Kelly Mack ’99, vice president of media relations at Environics Communications, was elected as the 2016 vice president of Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR). In this role, Mack will work to advance WWPR’s commitment to cultivating and inspiring female communicators to reach their full potential in the DC market and beyond.
Mack has been a WWPR member for more than eight years and previously served co-chair of the professional development committee for two years. With more than 15 years communications experience, she has supported numerous associations and nonprofit organizations with strategic communications. At Environics Communications she develops and implements strategy for a variety of clients in the corporate, healthcare, association/nonprofit, sustainability, and technology sectors. Her media relations work for clients has appeared in national and local broadcast, newspapers, trade publications, and online outlets.
Prior to joining Environics Communications, Mack served as communications manager for the remodelers division at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Previously, she worked at the Child Welfare League of America in its publications department, and later with the adoption services department. Mack started her career at the Advocacy Institute where she supported international and domestic leadership development programs for nonprofit organizations, and edited the Institute’s professional journal.
Mack earned a master’s degree in communication from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bryn Mawr College. In addition to WWPR, she is also on the board of the D.C. Bryn Mawr College club.