Manager, Board Relations
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Brenda Plantikow is the liaison to the Council’s 190-member Board of Directors. She manages all meetings, communications, the nominations process and participation of board members in Council programs. She plans three annual conferences: the Spring Board Meeting and Executive Conference, the Fall Board Meeting, and the Public Affairs Institute, the Council’s flagship program for senior-level public affairs professionals.
A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Brenda served as a staff assistant and scheduler in the Capitol Hill office of former Congressman Lee Terry (NE-02). Prior to her move east, Brenda earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations from Creighton University.
Brenda resides with her husband, children and feline companion in northeast Washington, D.C.