Hello all! My name is Bryan Leja. I am a senior here at Wayne State, and I will be the Vice President of Member Services for the 2013-2014 school year. I transferred from Schoolcraft College in 2012 and I am studying public relations. As it should be, I absolutely love my major and could not see myself pursuing any other degree. I knew PR was perfect for me because it combined two of my favorite attributes, writing and talking!
As Vice President of Member Services this year I plan on using my enthusiasm and positive attitude to promote awareness of PRSSA to as many people as possible. This chapter has so many opportunities, events and activities to offer, I just want others to know how beneficial PRSSA can be to their career. The connections and relationships I have developed over the past year are invaluable and I look forward to having them with me as I advance in my career!
In the future, I see myself as the Public Relations Director for a professional sports franchise. Last year I was able to attend a presentation by Detroit Lions Director of Media Relations, Matt Barnhart, who reminded me that anything is possible. He is a perfect example of someone who started from the bottom and worked his way to the top. With a positive attitude, strong will to learn and passion for PR, I will get there one day too!
This upcoming year is shaping up to be a very busy and exciting one. However, I am a very down to earth, easy-going person to talk to and like the rest of the e-board, always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please don’t hesitate to contact any of us, we would love to help! Looking forward to a great year!