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Minnesota PRSA Announces Appointment of New Board Member and Chair

Published on 2/9/2022

Hyedi Nelson Named to Minnesota PRSA Chapter Board

Hyedi Nelson is joining the Minnesota PRSA Chapter Board to fill the vacant seat that went unfilled at December’s Annual Meeting. Hyedi currently serves as the account director, health strategy and leads the Bellmont Partners Health Practice Group. She was an AdFed “32 Under 32” award recipient in 2017. A University of Minnesota alumna with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication and a Master of Arts degree in health communication, Hyedi currently serves on the boards of directors for the Minnesota Health Strategy and Communications Network and Faith’s Lodge. She is also a mentor for the Hubbard School of Journalism. Hyedi will serve as the Chapter’s Board Liaison to the soon-to-be-formed Midwest District Conference Committee.

Khai Clardy Accepts Appointment as Chair of the Chapter’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Khai Clardy is joining the leadership team of the Minnesota Chapter of PRSA as the Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She will be working closely with Leah Kondes who is the Chapter’s Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Khai is a Media and Content Specialist for Neuger where her responsibilities have included helping the firm advance its own diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She recently received certification as a DE&I Practitioner from The People Company. She holds an Associate of Arts Business Certificate from St. Paul College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Multimedia Journalism from Columbia College Chicago. She has served as a Contributing Editor for Insight Magazine as well as a contributing writer for several other publications.