The Climate Trust Seeks Candidates to Fill Two Open Board of Directors Roles

We are looking for candidates who would further strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and background, particularly in the areas of investment fund management and impact or institutional fund raising.

The Climate Trust (The Trust), a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in mobilizing conservation finance, is actively seeking candidates for two open seats on its enterprising Board of Directors. Professionals with a clean technology or clean energy background will be given priority for the two open seats, which are also slated for membership on The Trust’s Oregon Offset Committee. Oregon residence and/or close ties to the state’s business community are preferred.

Qualified candidates may express their interest through The Trust’s abbreviated online application process. Applications submitted prior to May 31, 2017 will be given priority for the two open board seats, however, submissions for non-Oregon Offset Committee board seats will be accepted on a rolling basis for the remainder of the year.

The Climate Trust’s Board of Directors is governed with the assistance of business leaders that have agreed to provide meaningful advisory services to oversee the organization’s programs and activities—each member sits on one or more specialized committees. The Oregon Offset Committee oversees activities that fulfill The Trust’s statutory obligations under the Oregon Carbon Dioxide Standard, the nation’s first legislation to curb carbon dioxide emissions. Other committees include the Risk, Finance, Executive, and Compensation Committees.

The composition of the Oregon Offset Committee is specified by the Oregon Carbon Dioxide Standard legislation, with three members selected by the environmental community, three nominated by…

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