Feb. 28, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- IABC/
kicked off the new year by adding three new board members.
, Co-Director, Chapter Marketing and Public Relations, and
, 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,
, President, IABC/
, 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
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/
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.
About 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/
, which boasts close to 500 members, is the
metro area chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The
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
and later changed its name to the Chicago Association of Business Communicators before becoming IABC/
. For more information about IABC/