TahoeChamber President/CEO Receives Honor at Association Conference

Tahoe South, CA/NV…Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce Professional Betty “B” Gorman was recognized as an Accredited Chamber Executive (ACE) by the Western Association of Chamber Executives (W.A.C.E.).

The designation is awarded to only those chamber executives who meet stringent criteria set by the association’s board of directors.

Gorman was one of 9 chamber of commerce executives awarded accreditation this year at the association’s annual conference in Las Vegas, NV.

The accreditation program was first awarded in 1993 to encourage chamber executives to upgrade and expand their skills through continuing education and training programs in the chamber management and business fields. There are currently a total of 44 ACE recipients active in chambers of commerce in the West.

Recipients of the Accredited Chamber Executive (ACE) must apply for re-accreditation every five years in order to retain the designation.

W.A.C.E. is an association of approximately 800 chamber executives and staff professionals with members in fourteen Western states. The association’s mission is to promote and enhance the professional development of chamber of commerce executives. W.A.C.E. is the largest state or regional association of chamber of commerce executives in the United States.