PK Publics Relations helps build constituencies to advance projects and initiatives that serve the public interest. PK Public Relations understands the complex dynamics that are driving rapid changes in water resources, healthcare access and prevention and public education programs. Some issues are expected while others emerge from changing business, community or political conditions. Policy makers, businesses, the media and the public are increasingly interested in these complex issues. Effectively navigating these issues requires a depth of issue understanding and the ability to frame and convey complex communications.
Lynn Komer established PK Public Relations in 1998 and has 30 year’s experience providing executive level strategic counsel and developing integrated outreach campaigns for public and private clients. She first learned strategic communications and issues advocacy as a caseworker for a U.S. Senator and a legislative analyst. Lynn honed her skills in integrated campaigns and stakeholder engagement as the director of government, media and community relations for a multi-state health insurance company. Lynn believes in working with clients she likes and causes she believes in.
Jeri Clausing is a writer, editor and communications consultant with more than 30 years experience in journalism, public relations and public policy. As a former reporter for the New York Times, and, most recently, the head of The Associated Press for New Mexico, Jeri Clausing has in-depth knowledge of the media landscape that enables PKPR to craft highly successful media campaigns for a variety of news outlets. Jeri Clausing also worked as the director of policy public relations for a Washington, D.C.-based coalition of high-tech companies.
Alex Hanna is the principal at Invisible City Designs. ICD specializes in high quality design work: from logo development to coffee table books. ICD also consults on branding and marketing strategies. Alex Hanna graduated from Yale University with a degree in Art History. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of Santa Fe University of Art & Design where he teaches a class on branding.
Quita Ortiz recently established Creative Q Communications. Quita has over 8 years of experience in the communications realm working in both nonprofit and government sectors. CQC offers a diverse set of skills including website development, social media management, graphic design/graphic layout, and writing and editing. She holds a Master of Geography degree from New Mexico State University and has professional expertise in New Mexico water issues, particularly the cultural geography of acequias in New Mexico.
Caitlin Jenkins and Amy Tischler are the owners of Simply Social Media, a Santa Fe-based social media marketing consultancy. Their unique blend of social media management, strategy, content creation, and social media drives their business. They met through Instagram in 2014 and instantly bonded over their love of local community. They are living proof of the positive power of social media done well, and the potential for lasting and meaningful relationships. Curating and creating great content, engaging with our community, and making connections are important aspects of everything they do.