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2021-2022 Impact Report

See OEC's impact in 2021 and 2022. View the report here or scroll down. Click here to download.

Coalition of State and National Groups Files Intervention to Defend Oregon’s Climate Protection Program Against Oil and Gas Industry Attack

For Immediate Release September 7, 2022 Salem, OR - A coalition of environmental justice, climate, and business organizations today filed a legal intervention to defend Oregon’s landmark Climate Protection Program (CPP) against attempted oil and gas industry rollbacks.  The CPP is a cornerstone Oregon climate protection policy and essential to achieving the state’s climate pollution reduction goals, according to recent modeling led by the Oregon Department of Energy. The program will also: Improve public health and resiliency for Oregon communities most harmed by fossil fuels and climate impacts, saving billions of dollars annually in ...

Welcome Maria Castañeda-Cervantes, OEC’s newest summer intern!

Maria is OEC’s 2022 summer Marketing and Membership Development Intern through The Contingent’s Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) program. ELI removes barriers to access by connecting talented students of color with leadership-track, paid internships at top companies throughout the Greater Portland area. OEC has had the honor of hosting a summer ELI intern since the inception of the program back in 2015. Maria grew up in Oregon and loves exploring different hikes and camping with her family. She is passionate about finding ways to help more people learn about the importance of taking care of the environment so we can continue enjoying our ...

Advocates Denounce Industry Lawsuit to Stop Oregon Heat and Smoke Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2022 Contacts: Kate Suisman, Northwest Workers’ Justice Project, kate@nwjp.org, (503) 765-7105 Jamie Pang, Oregon Environmental Council, JamieP@OECOnline.org, (971) 353-7963 Patti Verduzco, PCUN, pattiverduzco@pcun.org, (503) 754-5547 Advocates Denounce Industry Lawsuit to Stop Oregon Heat and Smoke Protections; Heat Rule Already in Effect with Smoke Rule to Follow on July 1   Following the news that business industry groups - Oregon Manufacturers and Commerce, Associated Oregon Loggers Inc. and the Oregon Forest Industries Council - have filed legal action in U.S. District Court in Medford to stop new ...

Now Hiring – Legislative Director

Title: Legislative Director Status: Regular FLSA Classification: Exempt Hours: 1.0 full-time equivalent Reports to: Deputy Director for Programs Location: Portland, OR Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities Opening Date: Date of initial posting (May 18th, 2022) Closing Date: Open until filled Salary: Full range for position is currently $6,337 to $8,237 per month. Starting salaries are almost always in the first half of the full range. Offers are made based on an assessment of the candidate's skills, experience, and abilities in relation to the job description, and ...

We’re looking for our next Major Gifts Officer

Oregon Environmental Council’s Major Gifts Officer secures both major and annual gifts from individuals who share our values and vision...

We’re looking for our next Marketing and Social Media Manager

Title:   Marketing and Social Media Manager Status: Regular FLSA Classification: Exempt  Hours: 1.0 full-time equivalent Salary:  Minimum $50K Reports to: Director of Communications  Supervisory Responsibilities: none  Position Summary: Oregon Environmental Council’s Marketing and Social Media Manager develops and implements marketing strategies that strengthen OEC’s brand and collaboratively helps achieve the organization’s programmatic and fundraising goals; maintains and grows an engaging online presence via multiple channels to increase brand recognition and grow membership, including ...

RFP for Strategic Planning Consultant

INTRODUCTION The Oregon Environmental Council Board is requesting proposals from qualified strategic planning consultants to conduct a far-reaching and inclusive input process to inform a Strategic Plan and guide the organization's work over the next 3-5 years. The selected consultant will be responsible for assisting the OEC Board and Executive Director with the full scope of developing a Strategic Plan. OEC is soliciting proposals for these services in accordance with the terms, conditions and instructions set forth in this Request for Proposal. There is no expressed or implied obligation for OEC to reimburse responding firms for any ...

We’re looking for our next Director of Communications!

  Title: Director of Communications Status: Regular FLSA Classification: Exempt Hours: 1.0 full-time equivalent Salary: Minimum $70K starting salary Reports to: Executive Director Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises employees in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws Position Summary: Oregon Environmental Council’s Director of Communications leads the “mar/com” team in maintaining a strong organizational brand and works collaboratively to define OEC’s value and translate that value to target audiences. The position ensures a positive public ...

Oregon Clean Fuels Program: Building Back Better

OEC’s Deputy Director for Programs, Jana Gastellum, and Climate Program Director, Nora Apter, recently sat down for a socially distanced conversation about the Oregon Clean Fuels Program—the labor of love that it has taken to get the program up and running, the opportunity we have now to build on those past successes, and why Oregonians should be excited about it. Nora: I’ve sometimes heard you joke about the Clean Fuels Program as your third baby. Can you talk a bit about the campaign behind getting this program in place? This is a third child because you have to have the same love and ferocity that a mother has for a child to do climate ...