Executive Board

Rita Ramirez – President
Rita is a rising Senior majoring in Communication with a specialization in Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations and minoring in Gender and Media Studies. She has interned for Fox Broadcasting Company, Nike Communications, Inc. and is currently an intern for NBCUniversal under the USA/SYFY networks in the Communications Department. Rita has been a member of PRSSA since Fall 2017 and has been on the E-Board since Spring 2018. After graduation, Rita hopes to pursue a career in Sports Communications.

Marly Valiente – Vice President 
Marly is a rising Senior majoring in Communication with a specialization in Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations and minoring in Psychology. She has interned for Southard Communiations and was a Peer Instructor teaching Communication-related topics for First-Year college students. She is currently serving M Booth as a Brand Marketing Intern. Marly joined PRSSA Spring 2018 and has been on the E-Board since Fall 2018. She hopes to pursue a career in Entertainment Public Relations.

Makayla Jones – Director of Promotions
Makayla is a rising Senior majoring in Communication with a specialization in Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations and minoring in Digital Communication, Information and Media. She joined PRSSA in Fall 2018 and hopes to pursue a career in Entertainment Public Relations.

Jared Ais – Chapter Development Chair
Jared is a rising sophomore double majoring in Communication with a specialization in Strategic Public Communication and Public Relations as well as Urban Planning and Design. He is currently working as a Scarlet Ambassador for Undergraduate Admissions and as a Peer Influencer in the Office of Advising and Academic Services for the School of Arts & Sciences at Rutgers University. Jared joined PRSSA in Spring 2019 and hopes to pursue a career in not only Public Relations for transportation corporations, but would also like to revitalize city transportation through urban planning.