PRSA SE WI Chapter President Steps Down

New President Officially Takes the Helm at First In-Person Paragon
Awards Luncheon in Two Years

MILWAUKEE – May 12, 2022  The Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA SE WI) has a new president for 2022 following a mid-term shift. Katrina Schwartz has stepped down as chapter president, making the chapter’s president-elect, Lindsey McKee, chapter president for the remainder of the 2022 term. All other chapter officer roles remain the same.

“Our chapter thanks Katrina for her work with PRSA SE WI these past few years, and wish her the best in her future endeavors as she takes time for professional development and personal refreshment,” McKee said. “Her service has been exemplary and our chapter is made better by all that she has done. We will be sure to make her proud!”

McKee not only serves as chapter president, but also continues her role as chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee for PRSA SE WI. A communications professional with over 15 years of experience, McKee is currently a communications manager for VISIT Milwaukee in addition to serving on the Milwaukee Press Club Endowment Board of Directors.

The new chapter president will officially begin her duties during the PRSA SE WI’s 2022 Paragon Awards Luncheon. The luncheon takes place Thursday, May 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Marcus Performing Arts Center in The Bradley Pavilion. The awards recognize outstanding work in the area of public relations, honor creative and strategic excellence, and encourage a higher level of performance among public relations professionals.

“We are excited to officially welcome our new president as well as reconnect and recognize local PR pros,” said Christine Dunbeck, PRSA SE WI immediate past president and Paragon Awards organizer. “This will be the first time we have gathered together for the Paragons since before the pandemic, and we cannot wait to fully return to in-person events.”

Registration is now open for the 2022 Paragon Awards with individual tickets as well as corporate table sponsorships available.


The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter is approximately 150 members strong, representing public relations and communications professionals from across our region, from recent college graduates to mid-level and senior management professionals to C-suite leaders in agency, corporate and nonprofit settings.