Quotes, the FPRA Student Chapter of the University of Central Florida, welcomes the 2012 Executive Board:
Nathalie Almonte, President
Nathalie Almonte is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies and pursuing two minors in business and communications. She is currently serving as president-elect of Quotes, the PR Club. Nathalie is recognized as a student leader, ambitious and passionate about getting students involved and connected to local PR professionals. Prior to becoming president-elect, Almonte served on the 2011-2012 board as outreach coordinator to build a closer relationship with the members and FPRA. As outreach coordinator, she was responsible for reaching out to student members and connecting them with all the PR professionals in Orlando area. She is thrilled and honored to begin serving the Quotes executive board as their president and is excited to begin a new chapter for the organization.
Katarina Dos Santos, President-elect
Katarina Dos Santos is junior at the University of Central Florida studying Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Marketing and World Comparative Studies. She will be interning at Edelman in Orlando this summer and is an active student leader on campus. She spends her time involved with multiple organizations on campus and is the Assistant Student Director on the Campus Activities Board. Katarina’s passion for leadership and drive to succeed in the public relations industry has led her to become President Elect for Quotes.
Kacie Boniberger, Vice President of membership and events
Kacie Boniberger is pursuing a degree in advertising and public relations, and has a minor in music. Will be the new intern for the City of Orlando, and previously held the position of marketing coordinator for Dining Services at the University of Central Florida. As a result of these opportunities, she has gained extensive event planning and promotional experience. Her skills lie in composing content for marketing materials, developing and maintaining community partnerships, and strategic social media communication. She serves on the Pegasus Palooza executive board as marketing coordinator. She collaborates in a seven-member team to create and order promotional materials, market the UCF’s official welcome week through social media, introduce social and educational programs to incoming students, and develop content for marketing materials. Boniberger is active on campus in the Quotes student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, as a sister of Kappa Alpha Theta and in the Burnett Honors College. She is eager to graduate in May of 2013, when she will begin pursuing a career in the public relations field.
Devin Shoemaker, Communications Director
Devin Shoemaker is an Ad/PR major with a double minor in Marketing and Leadership Studies at the University of Central Florida. She is actively involved in the UCF community with Quotes/FPRA and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honors society. She loves public relations and is excited to start her career in the field as soon as possible. She is ecstatic to be a member of the Quotes Executive Board and is ready to have an exciting year full of new experiences!
Ivan Hernandez, Program Coordinator
Ivan Hernandez is currently a student at the University of Central Florida seeking a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Theatre Studies, Ivan hopes to one day make his presence known in the entertainment and special events world. Born and raised in Miami, FL, Ivan grew up with a heavy Latin American background that he says is fully responsible for making him the person he is today. Along with work and school, Ivan spends his time volunteering and raising money for various organizations including the Trevor Project, Hope and Health Center, Zebra Coalition, Autism Speaks, and Habitat for Humanity. He also likes to spend his time with his fellow brothers of Delta Lambda Phi.