(Public Relations Award)....It was presented to Elizabeth Espinoza.

She is Imperial Valley College's Interim Communications and Government Relations Officer. She has been selected as New Pro of the Year by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The honor, one of six annual special awards from the PRSA Chapter, is given for exceptional public relations wok by a professional with five or fewer years of experience in the industry. Espinoza, who assumed the IVC position in September 2019, was honored for her work in managing the colleges internal and external communications needs during the COVID 19 crisis. She was also recognized for her work during IVC's recent ransomware attact.