The Executive Board
Caroline Byrne is from Morgan City, La. She is a senior mass communication major concentrating in public relations and minoring in psychology and business. Her previous work experience includes the entertainment department at Louisiana Economic Development and the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association. She also worked on the creative communications team for TEDxLSU last year. In the future, Caroline hopes to work in the tourism or entertainment industry. She enjoys the media relations and brand management aspects of public relations. As president, she is most excited about the new workshops and helping members network. When not planning for PRSSA, Caroline enjoys blogging while sipping on coffee or snacking on a new recipe. She also likes double features at the movies and playing with her dog.
Hailey Johnson is a senior studying mass communication with a concentration in public relations. Minoring in sociology, Hailey has a love for learning about different cultures and groups of people and hopes to one day be a publicist. She has previously worked for the LSU AgCenter as well as the National 4-H Council and is currently a digital marketing intern for Catapult Creative Media, Inc.
Our vice president is also an officer for Collegiate 4-H at LSU. Outside of PRSSA, Hailey can usually be found binging crime fighting or science fiction shows on Netflix. She also enjoys reading, shopping, and traveling!
Brittany Little is a junior at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications. She is majoring in public relations and double minoring in business administration and history. She previously worked for the Manship School as a student worker. In the time she worked for the Manship School she composed two writing series (African Americans and Women in Communications) for Manship’s website, wrote two spotlight interviews for the MEL Website and designed posters for advertising purposes.
Brittany is currently an active member of LSU’s PRSSA chapter. She has been awarded the Black Scholar’s Award in 2014 and 2015. She was on the Dean’s List in Dec 2013 and May 2015. Brittany hopes to have a career in entertainment PR after graduating.
Josie Bonnette is a junior studying mass communication with a concentration in public relations and a double minor in business administration and sociology. With a love for children, Josie hopes to become a public relations practitioner for a children’s hospital after graduation. She has previously volunteered at Woman’s Hospital as their public relations summer intern.
Outside of PRSSA, Josie is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society. She has also received scholarships from the Tiger Athletic Foundation and the LA Capitale Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. Josie’s hobbies include binge watching crime shows on Netflix and traveling every chance she gets.
My name is Brooke Broussard and I am majoring in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. I hope to pursue the field of marketing communication when I graduate. Currently, I work at Brown & Root Industrial Services as a communications intern. When I am not working or in school, I enjoying hanging out with my family and my soroity sisters.
Kaelen Delaune is a senior majoring in mass communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business administration. She hopes her career will incorporate her interests in social media, event planning and traditional media.
Kaelen is the vice president of service for Honors College Student Council and a member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society, Communication Across the Curriculum and Volunteer LSU. She enjoys singing Top 40 hits, reading and watching classic films at the Prytania Theatre.
Digital Media Director
Jennifer Tran is junior majoring in mass communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business administration. She currently is a student worker at Disability Services at LSU. Jennifer has also interned with University Communications at The University of Southern Mississippi and Premier Health Consultants. She is also a member of the student-run firm ImPRint Communications and Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity.
Jennifer hopes to continue to work in media relations and digital media. She enjoys cooking, baking, crafting, and Pinterest!
Malori Bezet is a senior mass communication major with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business administration. She is a student worker for the LSU AgCenter Extension Office and part of TEDxLSU’s Creative Communication Team. Malori is a member of the Baton Rouge Social Media Association and enjoys keeping up with social media trends. In her spare time, she enjoys bike rides and photography.
Ally Rennhoff is a senior majoring in mass communication with a concentration in public relations. She is minoring in business administration.
Ally works for the Development Office at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine where she was recently named the 2016 LSU Student Employee of the Year. She is an avid animal lover and will go out of her way to pet any orange tabby.
Ally hopes to work for a non-profit focusing on development and event planning upon graduation. In her spare time, she can be found tackling the latest Pinterest project, planning imaginary weddings, developing interior design plans and taking care of animals.
Sadie Wilks joined the Manship School in August 2015. She previously served as vice president of communication at Louisiana State Medical Society. She has an extensive background in communication and public relations, including special events, website and social media management, strategic planning, volunteer recruitment and fundraising. She also served as managing editor for the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society, a scientific, peer-reviewed medical journal.
Wilks completed her B.A. in mass communication at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication in 1998. She achieved her accreditation in public relations (APR) in 2009 by the Universal Accreditation Board and the Public Relations Society of America. She was honored with the First Circle Award from the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana in 2012, and the Senior Practitioner Award from the Southern Public Relations Federation in 2013.