Lanette Hart, APR, CPRC, is one of FPRA’s two representatives on the Universal Accreditation Board. She has served FPRA for more than two decades on the local and state boards, including FPRA’s Executive Committee, the state organization’s governing body. She was State President in 2009. When not volunteering her time for the Association, she is the principal consultant of Hart Associates LLC, providing corporate communications/PR expertise and business management to private corporations and government agencies. She has a Bachelor of Science in journalism and public relations from Florida A&M University and received her Accreditation in Public Relations in 2001. In 2008, she received her Certified Public Relations Counselor designation. Lanette has more than 30 years of experience in corporate communications, public relations, marketing and journalism. She founded Hart & Associates LLC in 2013, after a successful 19-year career as a global communications strategist with Bank of America. Hart is an award-winning and recognized speaker. She delivers big picture thinking combined with actionable tips you can use right away to make a difference in your organization.