The National Forest Foundation seeks to recruit an entrepreneurial and visionary leader to serve as President. For more information about the National Forest Foundation, please visit www.nationalforests.org.
The President will be a leader who inspires the organization and a growing array of stakeholders to engage in a deeply worthwhile mission. The President will possess the skills to shape the organization’s strategic direction and to greatly enhance the NFF’s fund raising resources. The President will be a person who has a keen desire to develop sustainable partnerships with other nonprofits, corporations, foundations, public policy leaders and individual donors.
The President will thrive on the cultivation of genuine relationships with long-term potential to expand the NFF’s impact many fold. The President will bring an ability to create value for multiple stakeholders, reaching beyond ideological, partisan, or geographical interests. The President will be a forward looking person, seeing opportunities to create new ways to make the organization’s work even more impactful. In addition, the President will enhance the governance and leadership capabilities of Board through effective recruitment, training, and engagement.
In the role as President, this person will also serve to carry NFF’s conservation message to critical national and state public policy leaders, elevating the importance of National Forests to our nation’s health, vitality, and future. The President needs to bring a genuine excitement and commitment about NFF’s mission. The current President is based in Missoula, Montana. However, the Board is open to exploring individuals who are not prepared to relocate to the Missoula.
The broad goals and responsibilities for the President include:
- To lead evolution and implementation of the NFF’s organizational vision, mission and strategic priorities.
- To develop a vibrant future by continuing to cultivate, expand and make the best use of the NFF’s Board, volunteer leaders, staff and members.
- To expand the financial base of the NFF, pursuing philanthropic funding sources and other creative sources of revenue for the organization
- To attract, inspire, retain, and manage a distributed team of professional staff who possess the capacity to fulfill the organization’s mission.
- To expand the impact and value of the NFF as a strategic partner with the U.S. Forest Service.
To apply and for more information, visit The Wildlife Society