WASHINGTON, D.C.—Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has appointed Marnie L. Uhl, IOM, President/CEO of the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce, to the National Board of Trustees. As a member of the trustees, Uhl will help set the strategic direction of Institute and will take an active role in advancing Institute's standard operating and curriculum policies.
"Our National Board of Trustees has a rich history of non-profit experience providing Institute with a wide range of perspectives on the challenges facing our industry," said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber's vice president of Institute for Organization Management. "These volunteers chart the course for Institute and ensure the program remains on the leading edge of executive level professional development."
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.
Institute's 24-member National Board of Trustees serves in an advisory capacity to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has policy-recommending responsibilities. Each trustee is nominated by their peers.
Starting in 2006, Uhl has held numerous leadership positions within the Institute program. Uhl graduated from Winter Institute at the University of Arizona in Tucson in 2005, served as a class advisor in 2007 and 2008, was appointed to the Winter Board of Regents in 2008 and served as Chairman of the Winter Institute in 2012.
Institute for Organization Management, a program of the National Chamber Foundation,
a 501(c) (3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.
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