The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association announces Andrew Booth as the member of the year for 2013.
“Andrew’s ability to work closely with board members and contribute innovative ideas to make our monthly meetings and events successful is why he has been selected as member of the year,” said Kent Donahue, chapter immediate past president. “He is a true public relations professional and we appreciate his efforts to enhance our local chapter.”
Booth is currently the senior manager of media relations at Daytona International Speedway. He previously worked at the Daytona Beach News-Journal and has been a dedicated member of the Volusia/Flagler FPRA chapter since 2004.
In May, Booth hosted the Volusia/Flagler FPRA Media Day at the Daytona International Speedway’s media center. The event attracted a record number of public relations professionals and community leaders who interacted with top media representatives. Booth’s team also provided hot laps around the world’s most famous racetrack for attendees, as well as a photo opportunity on Victory Lane.
A Daytona Beach native, Booth attended Mainland High School and graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Communication.
The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. Members represent a variety of different organizations including private and public corporations, government entities, not-for-profits, counseling firms and independent practitioners. As a statewide Association, FPRA boasts nearly 1,500 professional and student members, all which make up the 15 professional and 11 student chapters. FPRA provides a variety of services, benefits and opportunities dedicated to the success of its public relations professionals from continuing education, professional accreditation, monthly professional development programs, professional recognition and annual conference.