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Three Community Members Sought to Serve on the New Chimacum Ridge Community Forest Board of Managers

Author: Jefferson Land Trust | 05/05/23

Photo of Chimacum Ridge Forest by Tim Lawson

Chimacum Ridge Forest by Tim Lawson/LEO.

Jefferson Land Trust’s Board of Directors is seeking three community members to serve on the new seven-member, volunteer Chimacum Ridge Community Forest Board of Managers. If you’re a resident of East Jefferson County with enthusiasm for the Land Trust’s mission, a deep knowledge of the local community, and a strong interest in community forests, we encourage you to apply.

The Community Forest Board of Managers will oversee the establishment and operation of Chimacum Ridge Community Forest following the purchase of the Chimacum Ridge Forest property by Jefferson Land Trust before the end of 2023.

Desired Qualifications and Time Commitment

To be considered for the role, you should have skills and experience directly related to the management and development of the community forest, as well as good leadership, listening, engagement, and strategic thinking skills. You should also be committed to the Land Trust’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice principles, and able to engage with the public and synthesize feedback from members of three forest advisory groups. Lastly, you’ll need to be able to make a minimum two-year commitment to the role, with significant monthly/yearly time requirements.

To Apply, Please:

  1. Review the Community Forest Board of Managers information to understand the purpose and responsibilities, as well as the substantial time commitment required by members.
  2. Draft a letter of interest that includes your name, address, and phone number, as well as your reasons for wanting to serve on the Community Forest Board of Managers and any related experience you have.
  3. Email it to by midnight Friday, June 9, 2023.

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If you’re passionate about our community, enjoy volunteering, and have a desire to help establish and operate Chimacum Ridge Community Forest, we look forward to hearing from you!