CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IABC/ Chicago kicked off the new year by adding three new board members. Nancy Nash, Co-Director, Chapter Marketing and Public Relations, and Tova Vance and Jeffrey Conover, Co-Directors, Member Communications will team with existing board members to serve for the remaining 2012-2013 year. The new members bring additional support to the board's ongoing activities in delivering relevant development and local networking events while expanding its vibrant student membership through exclusive events and mentorship programs.
Reflecting on leadership development and volunteerism, Justin Brunner, President, IABC/ Chicago, stated, "Leadership development is important in any organization, and volunteering in such a role is a two-way street. IABC, at the international level, continues to provide quality programming and continuously updated services, ensuring our members remain valued in the marketplace. Here in Chicago at the local chapter level, we strive to provide a well-rounded event calendar and extensive professional development through volunteering, awards and networking. Nancy, Tova and Jeffrey have demonstrated exceptional initiative and flexibility, and I am extremely confident in their ability to enhance this mission."
Dedicated to providing career-long learning opportunities to members, IABC/ Chicago delivers an average of 22 networking and professional development events each year with the assistance of board and member volunteers. Current programs and registration information can be found at the chapter website. http://chicago.iabc.com/About IABC/ Chicago IABC/ Chicago links business communicators to a global network of communication professionals that develop, establish and adhere to the highest professional standards of quality and innovation in organizational/business communication. IABC/ Chicago, which boasts close to 500 members, is the Chicago metro area chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The Chicago chapter is one of the largest IABC chapters in the U.S. and the oldest chapter in the world. It began in 1924 as the Industrial Editors Association of Chicago and later changed its name to the Chicago Association of Business Communicators before becoming IABC/ Chicago in January 1980. For more information about IABC/ Chicago, visit http://chicago.iabc.com/. SOURCE IABC/ Chicago