McComack receives Regent Scholarship

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Washington, D.C. – The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced recently that Chassity McComack, executive director of the River Region Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a Regent 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 background.
“Regent scholarships offer executives the opportunity to attend the 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 the 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 the Institute may be applied toward the Certified Chamber Executive or Certified Association Executive industry certification.
The 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.