Hays Woman Recognized by Institute for Organization Management

Tammy Wellbrock, Hays Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Tammy Wellbrock, Hays Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced today that Tammy Wellbrock of the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a Regent Scholarship. Awarded to 21 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 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 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 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 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.

  • Uncle Thomas

    How much do we pay the executive director?

    • http://hayspost.com We??

      Are you a member of the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce?

      • Uncle Thomas

        Is that a relevant question? If I was a member of the nooner social club…or sometimes evening event gathering would it make a difference?

        • http://hayspost.com relevent

          You ask how much “we” pay her, unless you are a chamber member you do not pay get anything.

  • http://violation just a taxpayer

    Congratulatrions Tammy! You deserve the recognition!

    • Uncle Thomas

      What makes Tammy so deserving? Kindly name two accomplishments in the past 30 days for our community. What has been her greatest accomplishment since she has been in this position?

  • Reaper

    And what exactly do these people do anyway?????

    • Uncle Thomas

      That was my next point after the salary was announced.

  • scott

    So what is her Salary

  • Uncle Thomas

    Okay I was asking for salary which is public info anyway, then I was going to follow up with what metrics is she measured on, etc, etc.
    Of course I know what her title recognizes her as doing. Yes I have been a member of the chamber and showed up for a few lunches with mediocre speakers.

  • http://hayspost.com Congrats

    Congrats Tammy!!
    As a local business manager I appreciate all she does for the Chamber, she is a huge advocate for the City of Hays and its chamber members.

    • Uncle Thomas

      What is “all she does” mean? How do we quantify the return of this tax payer paid position?

      • http://hayspost.com ????

        Its not a tax payer paid position.