Douglas Cannon Named 2019 Chair of Universal Accreditation Board

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Douglas Cannon, the assistant department head and professor of practice in the Department of Communication, is the 2019 chair of the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB).

The UAB is the oldest and largest credentialing body in the public relations industry; it serves in this capacity for nine public relations professional organizations and public affairs personnel in the Department of Defense. Cannon has been a member of the board since 2012 and held the position of Vice Chair in 2018.