Steven is honored to be among a select group of individuals being honored by PRSA Sierra Nevada at their annual Silver Spikes awards ceremony.
Outstanding New Practitioner Award – Afton Neufeld
Mark Curtis, Jr., Chapter Member of the Year – Stacey Sunday
Mark Twain Community Service Award – Steven Ing
Gold Spike Community Excellence Award – Rachel Gattuso
Public Relations Hall of Fame Award – Alison Gaulden, APR
Lifetime Achievement Award – Caryn Swobe
The Mark Twain Community Service Award is for non-public relations professional who use communications to make the world a better place.
From the nomination: Many of Steven’s interactions with the public are done for the sole purpose of educating mass audiences and are done without financial compensation or personal gain. He has delivered presentations to the Northern Nevada Human Resource Association, professionals gathered for NCET educational events, parents and many classrooms of students at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). He recently trained future journalists at UNR about how to ask the right questions about sexually charged topics, specifically to improve the outcome of future reporting about sexual matters. He has been asked to facilitate tailored discussions to student clubs as well as to classrooms of students in various topics. His goal is to bring an understanding honed through his practice to inspire a societal discussion about emotionally intelligent human sexuality, helping us all enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives.