Richland Chamber President Appointed to National Board of Trustees
Washington D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Jodie Perry, IOM, CCE, CCEO-AP, President & CEO of the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce & RCDG, to the National Board of Trustees. As a member of the trustees, Perry 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, vice president of Institute for Organization Management at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. “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 National Board of Trustees serves in an advisory capacity to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and has policy-recommending responsibilities. Each trustee is nominated by their peers.
Starting in 2011, Perry has held numerous leadership positions within the Institute program. Perry graduated from Midwest Institute at the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2008.
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.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.