Alexandria, VA August 17, 2022— Glenda Washington, Chief Equity and Opportunity Officer for the Greater Topeka Partnership, has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the ACCE Foundation, a 501(c)3 that supports the work of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. ACCE’s Foundation was established to fund programming, peer-to-peer learning, and leadership development for chamber professionals seeking to create positive change by addressing the issues that challenge the long-term economic health and quality of life in our country’s cities and towns.


Directors bring their knowledge and expertise to help the ACCE Foundation understand industry trends and the needs of members working in the priority areas of the Foundation. Those include education and talent, diversity, equity and inclusion and economic and community development.


“We are pleased to welcome Glenda to the ACCE Foundation Board of Directors,” said Sheree Anne Kelly, president & CEO of ACCE and its affiliated foundation. “Chambers of commerce are local catalysts that work in so many vital areas. Glenda will play a critical role in the success of our industry through the work of ACCE Foundation, which seeks to strengthen chambers of commerce and affect change in our communities.”