Danielle Sittu, ABC
Phelps Dodge Corporation
Corporate Communications - May 2001 to Aug. 2002
Manage global strategic internal and external communications programs
including employee communications; Human Resources communications; local,
national, international and trade media relations; crisis communications;
strategic executive communications; financial communications; issues
management; and internal and external Web communications.
Manager, Corporate Employee Communications -
Nov. 1999 to May 2001
Manage strategic internal communications programs including global
employee communications; town hall and special events; Human Resources
communications; and internal Web communications.
AG Communication Systems, a subsidiary of Lucent Technologies
Director, Human Resources Communications -
Jan. 1999 to Nov. 1999
Manage strategic Human Resources communications initiatives including
compensation; benefits; pay for performance; communications coaching;
marketing communications; and HR branding.
Corporate Communications Specialist II - Sept.
1995 to Jan. 1999
Manage strategic internal and external communications programs including
marketing communications; community relations; employee communications;
publications management; Human Resources communications; local and
national media relations; executive communications; and internal and
external Web communications.
First Interstate Bank
Regional Communications Project Manager/Editor -
March 1993 to Sept.1995
Managed multiple employee publications simultaneously; wrote video
scripts; managed regional United Way campaign; wrote executive speeches;
managed segments of regional employee recognition program; developed and
coordinated employee forums for CEO.
Sales Consultant - (May 1991 to March 1993)
Customer Sales/Service Representative - (Oct. 1990 to May 1991)
Customer Service Analyst/ Loan Adjuster - (Nov. 1989 to Oct. 1990)
Communicator of the Year (2001)
The Communicator of the Year award is IABC/Phoenix's highest honor. It recognizes the outstanding contributions of a communication professional to the profession and to the chapter. The Communicator of the Year consistently demonstrates communication excellence. The Communicator of the Year upholds high ethical standards of the profession, works to improve the profession through involvement with IABC and other organizations, serves as a mentor, contributes to the community through volunteer efforts and demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning.
International Gold Quill Winner (2001)
For more than 25 years, IABC's Gold Quill Awards program has been the hallmark of excellence in business communication. From the many thousands of entries submitted throughout the years, only the most outstanding communicators have been honored with this coveted award.
Copper Quill Award of Excellence Winner (2001)
Copper Quill Award of Merit Winner (2000)
• Society of
Technical Communicators Award of Distinction Winner (1998)
• Society of
Technical Communicators Award of Achievement Winner (1997)
Danielle Sittu is very proud to have held a leadership
position on the IABC/Phoenix
board of directors when the chapter earned the distinguished honor of
being named International Chapter of the Year three times during the
decade 1990-2000, and again during 2000-2001.
• IABC Southern Region Executive Committee Member
Chapter Services Director (Present)
• IABC Accreditation Proctor, Mentor, and
Portfolio Reviewer (2000-Present)
• IABC District 5 Executive Committee Member
Chapter Services Manager
Past President (2000-2001)
President, D5 Senior Delegate (1999-2000)
Executive Vice President, D5 Junior Delegate (1998-1999)
Vice President, Development (1997-1998)
Vice President, Education (1996-1997)
Vice President, Member Services (1996-1997)
Volunteer, Professional Development Committee (1995-1996)
D5 Hospitality Committee Member (1994)
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, with an emphasis in Public
Relations, Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
Accredited Business Communicator, International Association of Business