The Percy Award is earned by a professional who has demonstrated excellence in the practice of public relations, is an active supporter of PRSA Phoenix and has made positive contributions to the Phoenix community. The Award is only given when a panel of past recipients agrees on a deserving practitioner.

2017 Percy Award Recipient

Doug McKenzie, Media Relations Director at VisitPhoenix.

Past Percy Award Recipients

  • 2016: Susan de Queljoe
  • 2015: Kelly Taft, APR
  • 2014: Alan Bunnell
  • 2013: Abbie Fink
  • 2012: Scott Hanson, APR, Fellow PRSA
  • 2010: Felice Appell, APR
  • 2008: Dana Arnold, APR
  • 2007: Ann Videan, APR
  • 2006: Paula Pedene, APR
  • 2003: Michelle Olson, APR
  • 2002: Toni Maccarone, APR
  • 2001: Garth Andrews, APR
  • 1998: James C. “Bing” Brown, III, APR
  • 1996: Debra Stevens
  • 1995: Laura Jordan, APR
  • 1993: Kimberly Ovitt, APR
  • 1990: Ray Artigue, APR
  • 1988: Barbara Van Fleet, APR
  • 1987: Mark Hughes, APR
  • 1986: Gail Feldmann
  • 1985: Barbara Lambesis
  • 1984: Ardelle C. Whitehead
  • 1983: Peter P. Klute, APR
  • 1981: John S. Turner, APR
  • 1978: Margaret D. Thomas, APR
  • 1977: J. Mort Newell
  • 1976: Donald E. Luke, APR
  • 1975: Charles W. Hemann
  • 1973: Paul J. Kelley, APR
  • 1972: Elliott Emerson
  • 1971: Patricia C. Cook, APR
  • 1970: Bertha R. Pine, APR
  • 1969: Bill Lester
  • 1966: William R. Shover
  • 1964: John J. McMullan, APR
  • 1963: Paul J. Hughes, APR
  • 1962: Albert F. Tudor
  • 1961: Charles W. Pine, APR
  • 1960: George Christie

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