The Institute for Organization Management, which is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, announced that Director of Visitor Services Rick Howe of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a Regent Scholarship. This is a scholarship that is awarded to 21 professionals from across the country, recognizing all the recipients for their involvement in industry professional organizations, community service, and professional background. As a recipient of the scholarship, Howe will attend one of Institute’s five sites in 2013. Those sites are located in Los Angeles, California; Tucson, Arizona; Madison, Wisconsin; Athens, Georgia; or Villanova, Pennsylvania. At the completion of the four-year curriculum, Howe 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 or Certified Association Executive industry certification.