James Shackelford, APR

Vice President and Director, Public Information

James Shackelford leads engagement with amfAR’s external stakeholders overseeing communications, talent, media relations, marketing, editorial, digital content, and creative for the foundation.

Shackelford serves on the board of directors of the American Classical Orchestra, the Advisory Board of the St. John’s University Public Relations Program and the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. He served on the national board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America from 2020-2022 and is a member of the National Press Club of D.C., the Chartered Institute for Public Relations (United Kingdom), the Institute of Internal Communications, and the World Communications Forum Association Davos.

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