Members and Non-Media Contact: 407-444-8402
Media Contact: 407-444-8000
1000 AAA Drive
Heathrow, FL 32746
407-444-8000 (Main Office)
607 14th St. NW #200
Washington, DC 20005
AAA Public Relations Staff
Director, AAA Public Relations
Expertise: Advocacy, Traffic Safety & Gas Prices
Michael manages media relations for AAA’s public affairs team in Washington, D.C. on issues such as gas prices, federal transportation policy and traffic safety. Michael joined AAA in 2012 after supporting energy and transportation advocacy campaigns for clients such as the Air Transport Association, the Dow Chemical Company and ATR Turboprops. Michael previously worked on Capitol Hill as both a press secretary and legislative analyst for Rep. John Culberson (TX-07), and worked for the majority staff of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Michael also served as an English teacher for the U.S. Peace Corps in a village near Kherson, Ukraine. Michael earned a master’s degree in communication from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in history from Wake Forest University.
Manager, AAA Public Relations
Erin manages AAA’s Automotive campaigns, including automotive engineering and testing, driver education and vehicle repair. Erin joined the AAA National public relations team in early 2011, bringing her experience as an Assistant Account Executive for St. John Partners Advertising and Public Relations in Jacksonville, FL were she was responsible for coordinating all advertising efforts for the firm’s major automotive client. Prior to that, she served as the Advertising and Promotion Coordinator for the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens where she coordinated all advertising campaigns, managed the redesign of the Zoo’s advertising agency and worked closely on rebranding efforts for the attraction. Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and tweets daily for AAA at Twitter.com/AAAauto. She is based in Heathrow, FL.
Manager, AAA Public Relations
Expertise: Travel and Publishing
Julie provides media relations for AAA’s publishing programs such as the AAA Diamond Ratings, TripTik Travel Planner, and other mapping and guidebook products. Julie also manages publicity for AAA Vacations and other AAA Travel services. Julie joined the AAA public relations team in September 2014, bringing with her experience as a communications strategist for Curley & Pynn in Maitland, Fla., where she managed public relations programs for clients in the travel, higher education, professional services, energy and economic development industries. She is Accredited in Public Relations and serves on the Florida Public Relations Association Orlando Area Chapter board of directors. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising/Public Relations with minors in Marketing and Sociology from the University of Central Florida. She tweets for AAA at Twitter.com/AAA_Travel and is based in Heathrow, Fla.
Coordinator, AAA Public Relations
Expertise: Media Measurement
Ellen Edmonds joined AAA’s Public Relations team in 2013 as PR coordinator, focusing on media measurement and the coordination of strategic visibility projects. Ellen brings with her 8 years of experience working in sales and marketing in a variety of fields. In her most recent role at Holland Financial in Ormond Beach, Florida, Ellen was responsible for building and expanding brand awareness, coordinating all of the day-to-day marketing efforts for the company and developing and producing a daily radio show as well as a 17-episode educational television series. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and is based in the Heathrow office.
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