Belmont faculty member Bonnie Riechert has been selected to serve as secretary in 2011 for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeast District. She will succeed Teresa Corlew, vice president of customer care for Nashville Electric Service. Riechert has served on the boards of directors of the Volunteer Chapter (Knoxville) and the Nashville Chapter of PRSA. In the Nashville chapter she currently is accreditation co-chair and national assembly delegate. At Belmont she holds joint faculty appointments in the departments of media studies and communication studies; she is director of the public relations program and faculty advisor to the Belmont chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).