Connie Eckard

Connie Eckard, ABC, IABC Fellow

Member-at-Large Advocate

Connie Eckard has been a communication leader, advisor and teacher in the public, government and education sectors. He is a writer, editor and mentor based in Richland, Washington. Connie’s current IABC Pacific Plains Region Board efforts are focused on the region’s members-at-large. He has been an officer and chaired committees at multiple IABC levels. He initiated what evolved into IABC’s annual Chapter Leadership Institute. Connie is a life member of the IABC Tulsa and IABC Dallas chapters as well as the former IABC U.S. District Five. He was editor of the year for IABC Dallas and communicator of the year for IABC Los Angeles.

Connie received the IABC Chairman’s award and IABC Fellow award for his contributions to the profession. He chaired an international conference in Dallas and district conferences in Tulsa and Los Angeles. Throughout his career, he has shared stories of employee innovations in the workplace. For 10 years, he was frequently deployed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist in disaster response and communication, helping survivors cope with the aftermath of storms and flooding.

A frequent speaker at IABC meetings, Connie has been editor in residence at Ball State University as well as an adjunct professor at Tulsa Junior College, City University – Tri Cities and Webster University Thailand.

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Upcoming Events

Nov
17
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Nov 17 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Dec
15
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Dec 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Jan
19
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jan 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Feb
8
Thu
2018
all-day Leadership Institute @ Hyatt Regency La Jolla
Leadership Institute @ Hyatt Regency La Jolla
Feb 8 all-day
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Feb
16
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Mar
16
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Mar 16 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Apr
20
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Apr 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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May
18
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
May 18 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Jun
15
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jun 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Jul
20
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jul 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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