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Maine Public Relations Council announces new board members

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PORTLAND — The Maine Public Relations Council, a statewide association of communications professionals, is pleased to announce the newest members of its Board of Directors:

Trevor Jones, Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Customer Service at OTELCO is a strategic marketer specializing in content marketing, thought leadership, and PR.  Trevor has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years, holding many senior managerial positions.  He is a fierce advocate for net neutrality and better broadband service; he writes regularly on these topics in the OTELCO Blog, as well as a new column for Broadband Communities Magazine.

Yury Nabokov is an engaging and thought-provoking social media and digital marketing strategist. He brings a wide range of marketing insights extracted from his experiences working in academia, healthcare, financial and political consulting. He teaches Social Media Marketing at Husson University and works full time at Machias Savings Bank as the Innovation and Digital Strategy Manager. Yury is a recipient of the Emerging Leader Award from Bank Administration Institute (BAI) and the Rising Star Award from New England Financial Marketing Association (NEFMA).

Leah Williams has a degree in Digital Journalism from Endicott College, and currently manages content across Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution’s social channels in her role as Social Media and Marketing Assistant. She is a passionate writer and storyteller with experience writing copy in a variety of different formats from newspaper features to online newsletters. Leah is dedicated to supporting children’s education initiatives in the community, volunteering for Junior Achievement of Maine and the United Way of York County’s Reader Project.

Meg Handlin develops and executes strategic communications with result- driven precision as Senior Client Manager/PR Strategist at Broadreach Public Relations, the leading business and communications consultancy in the Northeast. She recently earned the APR accreditation in Public Relations, joining an elite group—about 5,000 plus PR professionals nationally—committed to practicing with exemplary best-in-class standards. Additionally, Meg serves as a volunteer Executive Team member for inABLE.org, an international nonprofit that establishes computer labs in Africa to empower blind and visually impaired students through computer assistive technology.