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professional organization

an organization whose members share a professional status, created to deal with issues of concern to the professional group or groups involved.
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Professional organization of optometrists; includes an optometrist locator service and information on eye conditions and concerns.
Here is a short list of valuable professional organizations and conferences worth attending:
Ask them what service(s) they would like their CPA to provide, and what professional organizations they belong to.
Researchers in unions, trade groups, and professional organizations are now able to focus more on using information or data (primary research) in addition to the traditional focus on collecting data and information (secondary research).
So while Shilts concluded that gay groups had not "hit professional organizations with the force of Hurricane Mary," he added that "the breezes of change are slowly blowing over the white-collar world.
Specific components supported by NRCA enhancing professionalism include adherence to the profession's ethical standards; promotion of required educational and experiential requirements for rehabilitation counselors, establishment of supportive professional organizations that credential rehabilitation counseling and protecting this process, installation of continuing educational opportunities for professional development, and insurance of continued support for the development of accreditation of rehabilitation counselor education programs (NRCA' 1994).
Thus, time spent on a voluntary basis advocating or lobbying positions through a professional organization should not result in a disallowance of deductible expenses to the member's employer.
Formed in 1989, NAASLN is a professional organization committed to the adult education needs of adult learners with disabilities.
Dan also has been invited to speak before several professional organizations (including the 1989 IABC District 7 conference) about how to make humor work for you in your own publications.
As the only professional organization of East Asian libraries and librarians in North America, CEAL has been playing a crucial role in the development of East Asian studies and in the process of automation of East Asian libraries.
The creation of the VEWA`4 Bulletin certainly has to be a milestone as it would be in any professional organization.
As the only professional organization comprised almost entirely of the black business management elite (only 2% of its members are non-MBAs), NBMBAA's potential influence in the marketplace is considerable.

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