|CBCA Elects Gwin Johnston to Board of Directors|
|Friday, 12 June 2009 15:45|
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA), has elected Gwinavere A. Johnston, Chair and Founder of JohnstonWells Public Relations, to its Board of Directors. CBCA is a 501(c)(3) with the mission to serve as a catalyst for Colorado’s business community to leverage the arts for economic vitality.
Johnston founded JohnstonWells Public Relations in 1971. She is a Fellow of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), a founding board member of the Council of Public Relations Firms, and currently the American president for IPREX, a global partnership of independent public relations firms. Johnston serves on boards of directors for the Altitude Research Center at the University of Colorado, Two Percent Club and the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences. She is a member of the Colorado Women's Forum, Denver Press Club, Arthur W. Page Society and numerous other community organizations.
She was the first person to be honored as Citizen of the Year by the PRSA Colorado Chapter. She also received the Outstanding Alumna award from the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences in 2001, the 1999 Athena Award from the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the PRSA Colorado Chapter in 1992.