CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL OPEN SEATS ON THE ORANGE COUNTY SUSTAINABILITY COLLABORATIVE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

  • Contact Person:                 Ms. Kirsten Anderson, Board Member and Secretary
  • Organization Name:         The Orange County Sustainability Collaborative
  • Voice Phone Number:     949-910-6848
  • Email Address:                  kanderson@ocsustainability.org
  • Website URL:                      www.ocsustainability.org 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL OPEN SEATS ON THE ORANGE COUNTY SUSTAINABILITY COLLABORATIVE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Newport Beach, CA, July 17, 2012
The not-for-profit Orange County Sustainability Collaborative (OCSC) announced today that after expanding its board of directors from five seats to seven this month, it is seeking well-qualified candidates to fill three uncompensated volunteer positions for 2-year terms.  Further, once the board is fully expanded to seven members, it will select its new chairperson.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on Monday, August 20, 2012.  To be considered, candidates should carefully review the evaluation criteria and then email the following documents to OCSC’s Board Member and Secretary, Ms. Kirsten Anderson, at kanderson@ocsustainability.org:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages concisely:
    • Stating candidacy
    • Expressing motivation for serving as a board member, and
    • Briefly summarizing significant professional and personal qualifications
  • A curriculum vitae, and
  • Three professional references with professional titles, organizational affiliations, telephone numbers and email addresses.

After the close of the application period, the OCSC Board of Directors will evaluate the applications and announce its selections by August 31, 2012.

About the OCSC – Focusing on business, academia, government, non-governmental organizations and communities, OCSC brings leaders, organizations and individuals together to promote a more sustainable lifestyle.   The organization’s mission is to take concerted and practical action to improve the quality of life in Orange County and the entire southern California region through awareness, education, outreach and community involvement.
OCSC’s programs and projects for 2012 through 2014 include:  a quarterly dialogue series on sustainability topics important to Orange County’s leaders, an instructional series on sustainable business methods, a stakeholder mapping and database project, publication of educational primers, development of cooperative sustainability projects with municipal governments, and creation of a sustainability best-practices library.