The Events Committee, headed by events director Cassidy Scott, is comprised of seven committee members who plan club events for UO PRSSA. The Events Committee is for individuals interested in developing, planning and facilitating events, namely fundraisers, for UO PRSSA. We are comprised of creative members who are excited to execute memorable events and gain valuable PR and event planning experience.
Cassidy is a senior public relations student at the University of Oregon preparing to graduate Spring 2018. In addition to leading the Events Committee as PRSSA’s Events Director, Cassidy is heavily involved with Allen Hall Public Relations as an account executive. After graduation, she hopes to do agency work in Portland with lifestyle, food and beverage, or nonprofit. A fun fact about Cassidy is that her ultimate dream career is to own a pumpkin patch.
Annika Minges is a double major for Public Relations and Journalism with a minor in Nonprofit Administration. When she was younger she lived in London, England for two years!
Jillian Niedermeyer is a junior studying public relations. She has held an internship working in music publicity for ‘xo publicity’ since Feb. 2017. In the future, Jillian hopes to continue exploring the different PR paths including corporate and food/beverage, as well as continuing to learn about the entertainment industry. Jillian is a member of Allen Hall Public Relations and the PRSSA Bateman competition team. Outside of the SOJC, Jillian enjoys attending concerts, napping, and eating popcorn for every meal.
Hannah Cleve is a PR major. Her dream is to work in Game Day Operations for the NHL and also work alongside their events committee. “I have always had a love for sports, so working within the sports world would be a dream come true.” She had an internship in Game Day Operations with the formal Portland Arena Football team and that is where her love for the job came about.
Alanna Carroll is a Public Relations and Anthropology major with a minor in nonprofit administration. She’s interested in the nonprofit sector and more specifically, donor relations and event planning. In addition to the events committee for PRSSA, she is the public relations director for the UO Undergraduate Anthropology Club on campus. She hopes to one day work in the nonprofit sector supporting the environment and animal welfare.
Cassie McCready is a Public Realtions major and is interested in working with non profit organizations through PR. She loves old Hollywood films and was an intern for a Portland non profit organization named Gales Creek Camp that runs a summer camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes.
Sophia Ferrer is currently majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration. She absolutely loves to travel and enjoy taking pictures along the way. Her plans for the future include returning back to LA and to continue interning and working for PR agencies within the entertainment industry as well as in house and from there eventually starting my own agency. Over the summer, she had the amazing experience to intern at EFG PR based in Los Angeles.
Kelsey Scott is a senior from Portland, Oregon. She is majoring in public relations and minoring in business administration. In addition to her involvement with PRSSA’s Events Committee, she acts as an account executive for Allen Hall Public Relations and is the programming director for the University of Oregon Social Media Club. After graduation, she hopes to move to a large city to work for a PR agency and would eventually love to work in publicity within the entertainment industry. Kelsey is passionate about all things outdoors, and is very thankful to call the PNW her home until she embarks on her next adventure!
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