Rhinelander Chamber Director wins national scholarship
Lauren Sackett to attend U.S. Chamber of Commerce leadership training program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Lauren Sackett, executive director of the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a Regent Scholarship. Given to professionals across the country, the Regent Scholarship recognizes each recipient for their involvement in industry professional organizations, community service, and professional background.
“Regent Scholarships offer executives the opportunity to 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. “We are pleased to help these talented professionals advance their careers and organizations.”
Earlier this year Sackett received the Rising Star award during the 2022 Governor’s Tourism Conference.
Since 1921 the Institute program has been educating 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 curriculum consists of four weeklong sessions at four different university locations throughout the country. Through a combination of required courses and electives in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance, and membership, Institute participants are able to enhance their own organizational management skills and add new fuel to their organizations, making them run more efficiently and effectively.
Each of the Regent Scholarship recipients will attend one of Institute’s four sites. 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 . It is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.