SEEKING: Southern SAWG Board Members
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group Board of Directors is accepting applicants for consideration of a board appointment beginning in July 2019, and running through June 2022. In a letter of interest, include a summary of your skills and experience as relevant to a SSAWG board appointment and your history and current involvement with SSAWG. Application Deadline: February 28, 2019.
Southern SAWG is a highly respected primary force in the creation of a sustainable food and agriculture system in the South and nationally. Members of the Southern SAWG Board of Directors hold an influential position in this movement. The honor and privilege of serving on the board are accompanied by appropriate responsibilities that enable Southern SAWG to continue to mature and contribute powerfully to a more sustainable society.
Responsibilities include long-range and strategic planning, goal setting, prioritizing and evaluating activities, financial oversight, funding development, and setting Southern SAWG policy and program direction. Each year the Southern SAWG targets specific needs for incoming Board members. This year SSAWG has many target areas, including: states in our region not currently represented (GA, MS, OK, VA), persons of color, farmers, persons with funding development skills, persons with communication and marketing expertise, youth representatives, and those involved with the work of Southern SAWG.