Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce executive Zeb Welborn 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 and staff professionals who meet stringent criteria set by the association’s board of directors.
Welborn was awarded accreditation this year at the association’s annual conference in Sacramento, CA.
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 25 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 828 chamber executives and staff professionals with members in twenty-one Western states and Canada. 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.