Public Affairs Council,Manage Your World

The Public Affairs Council is the leading nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide.

Signature Events & Programs

Give your career the attention it deserves. The Council has certificates designed to help you demonstrate the commitment you’ve made to developing proficiency in public affairs.

Council President Doug Pinkham and Morning Consult CEO Michael Ramlet will unveil new research on navigating crises and controversies and the impact on brand damage. Free for Council members.

Just Announced! The majority of Council webinars are now free to members! That’s more than 20 webinars on everything from PAC governance to managing your grassroots database. View upcoming webinars.

News & Research

Take a look at what made 2018’s PAC Innovation Award winners stand out.

Council Vice President Chris Bender looks at how the recent student response to the Stone Douglass tragedy is changing advocacy.

From Russian studies to Wall Street to public affairs, learn how NRG’s Dan Hendrick made his documentary dream a reality.

What Your Peers Gain from Council Membership


Brenda Mainwaring
Union Pacific Railroad

“I rely on PAC and its top-notch staff to keep my Public Affairs team on top of developing issues.”


Donna K. Rhudy
Toyota Motor North America

“The Public Affairs Council is world class and a leader in the development of successful public affairs professionals.”

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Ellie Nieves
The Guardian Life Insurance Company

“The Public Affairs Council is an outstanding organization that has provided The Guardian Life Insurance Company with invaluable resources.”