Recruitment for Open Board of Directors Seats

The Orange County Sustainability Collaborative (OCSC) is seeking well-qualified candidates to fill two uncompensated volunteer positions on its Board of Directors for 2-year terms. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, July 19, 2013.  To be considered, candidates should carefully review the attached evaluation criteria.  Please keep in mind no candidate could possibly meet all of these standards.  The determination and ability to get things done are two of OCSC’s highest priorities. Then, email the following documents to OCSC’s Board Member and Acting Secretary, Ms. Christina Hall, at chall3@antioch.edu : 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 Friday, August 2, 2013. Director Nomination and Selection Criteria Final Director Candidate Eval...

THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUSTAINABILITY FORUM, HOSTED BY THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL COLLABORATIVE FOR CLIMATE ACTION AND SUSTAINABILITY (LARC)

THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUSTAINABILITY FORUM  HOSTED BY THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL COLLABORATIVE FOR CLIMATE ACTION AND SUSTAINABILITY (LARC)  RENAISSANCE LONG BEACH HOTEL AUGUST 15 AND 16, 2012 ABOUT THE EVENT The annual Southern California Sustainability Forum is a premiere event for organizations at the front lines of sustainability.   As such, it is your opportunity to access the broad expertise in the region and learn how to respond to sustainability’s many opportunities and demands.   It brings together government officials, academics, business leaders and other experts to share knowledge, identify priorities, and develop strategies to build a sustainable southern California. Highlighting various clean technology sectors, this year’s panelists include executives from leading organizations in industries ranging from electric vehicle suppliers to clean energy producers.  The forum also features sessions on regional-climate-change impacts and response strategies. New this year is a panel discussion examining: “Sustainability’s Business Proposition:  Making Money by Doing Good”. With participation by the Orange County Sustainability Collaborative (OCSC), CleanTech OC (CTOC), and Orange County members of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), this presentation will case study the five elements of corporate environmental sustainability: Systematic program management Regulatory and industry-standards compliance Cost-and-risk-reducing efficiencies throughout the entire lifecycles of value systems Revenue-stream enhancement through green-attribute products and services, and Competitive advantages through greenwash-free corporate transparency. For more information on the forum and to register, please visit:  http://socalsustainabilityforum.com/index.html . CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES LARC is offering corporate sponsorship opportunities to help your organization get its message out to a diverse group of sustainability leaders in southern California and beyond.  For details on becoming a sponsor, please visit:   http://socalsustainabilityforum.com/sponsors.html . ABOUT THE...

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...

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Winners from Southern California

OCSC board member, Bill Borges, just returned from Pittsburgh, PA, the host city for this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).   Although this was his fourth year as a Grand Award Judge in the Environmental Management category, he says he’s “even more in awe and amazement at the quality of research and real-world problem solving being done by some of the brightest high school students in the world”.  To read  Bill’s full article:  Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Winners from Southern California To watch the event highlights on YouTube:...