Mark Field, Senior VP of Knoxville Chamber Development

Washington D.C. —Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Mark Field, IOM, CCE, Senior Vice President of Membership of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, to the National Board of Trustees. As a member of the trustees, Field 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, Field has held numerous leadership positions within the Institute program. Field graduated from Southeast Institute at the University of Georgia in Athens in 2010.

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.