My CIPR journey



2017


February
Started my second year as Y&L’s Treasurer.


2016


September
Unsuccessfully stood for election as President-Elect for 2017 (President for 2018).

March
Rejoined the CIPR’s Professional Development & Membership Standing Committee. Rejoined Council as a ‘lucky loser’ from the 2014 elections.

February
Stepped down as Y&L Deputy Chair, elected Treasurer. Volunteered to be Y&L’s PRide Co-ordinator.


2015


December
Became a CIPR Chartered Public Relations Practitioner.

September
Became a CIPR Fellow.

July
Judged PRide Awards again, and the Y&L Outstanding Young Communicator Award for the third year in a row.

February
Stepped down as Y&L Chair and became Deputy Chair for a single-year term.


2010s


2014
Joined the newly-created Professional Development & Membership Standing Committee. Missed out on election to Council for one of the eight places on the Open List.

2013
Elected Chair CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Group for two years, which includes a seat on CIPR Council.

2012
Judged PRide Awards for the first time.

2011
Elected Deputy Chair CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Group for two years.

2010
Joined CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire Group, elected Secretary.


2000s


2006
Became a full member, and a CIPR Accredited Practitioner after three years of CPD.

2003
Enrolled for Continuing Professional Development and completed the IPR Advanced Certificate.

2002
Joined the IPR as an Associate Member.