U.S. Chamber’s Institute Awards Elizabeth Peterson of Michigan the Regent Scholarship

May 4, 2013

A Four – Year Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Washington D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation , announced  that Elizabeth Peterson of the Greater Ishpeming Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a Re gent Scholarship.

Awarded to professionals from across the country, the Regent Scholarships recognize each recipient for their involvement in industry professional organizations, community service, and professional back ground.

“Regent scholarships offer executives the opportunity to attend Institute and learn about emerging industry trends, expand their organizations’ influence, and grow their peer network,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, vice president of Institute for Organization Management at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation . “We are pleased to help these talented professionals advance their careers and organizations.” Since its commencement in 1921, the Institute program has educated tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members, and become strong business advocates.

Each of the Regent Scholarship recipients will attend one of Institute’s five sites in 2013. At the completion of the four – year curriculum, each of the recipients will receive the IOM graduate recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management and their commitment to the industry.

In addition, all credit hours earned through Institute may be applied toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) industry certification. Institute for Organization Management is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. It is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.

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