FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 8, 2019 Contact: Andrew Weller 202-463-5802
Jeremy Arthur, CCE, IOM, Appointed to Chair National Board of Trustees of Institute for Organization Management
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, has appointed Jeremy Arthur, CCE, IOM, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, as Chair of the National Board of Trustees. As Chair of the Trustees, Arthur 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 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 2009, Arthur has held numerous leadership positions within the Institute program. Arthur graduated from Southeast Institute at the University of Georgia in Athens in 2008. Most recently, Arthur served as Chair-Elect of the Board of Trustees and served as Chair of the Institute Curriculum Committee. Arthur is also a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100.
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 by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy, and the global business environment.