15 results for tag: emerging leaders board


Time to wine down the Oregon Electric Byway

Being able to access Oregon's public lands is essential to me, and without owning a car, it can be challenging.

Tomorrow’s energy is already here

Back in the 1960s, there were 10 nuclear power plants planned in Oregon. Only two were built. So: where did Oregon find the energy it needed for a growing population? Efficiency!Oregon has become one of the most energy-efficient states the nation. But here’s the remarkable thing: there’s even more energy potential to be found in our buildings and homes. Enhabit, a Portland-area energy efficiency nonprofit, estimates that finding the highest efficiency in ten homes will save enough power to serve another three houses. And efficiency is still the cheapest way to cut global warming pollution.If you’re curious how much of Oregon’s ...

Welcome to our new Emerging Leaders!

New ideas and energy can be catalysts for creating innovative change.Each year Oregon Environmental Council welcomes a diverse cohort of Emerging Leaders to be part of our work to bring people together to protect the water, air and land we all share and love here in Oregon.These extraordinary individuals bring their energy, expertise and insight into defining our work and strengthening our capacity.We’ve been doing this for more than seven years now, and the results of bringing young adults together is rippling out into our community. (Read this story from the Brainerd Foundation.)Today, more than 50 leaders are part of our Emerging ...

Now accepting applications for our Emerging Leaders Board!

Oregon Environmental Council is seeking the right candidates to join our Emerging Leaders Board for the Portland Metro Area. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of Oregon’s leading environmental nonprofits.As a member of the OEC Emerging Leaders Board you will be able to promote and support the mission of OEC to advance innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for today and future generations. THE OEC EMERGING LEADERS BOARD IS LOOKING FOR A DIVERSE CROSS-SECTION OF OREGON’S BRIGHTEST YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AGES 20-40 TO:Engage and expand OEC’s base of 20-40 year old members through ...

“Clean water = humanity”

Bringing people together to dance, celebrate Oregon, and start a conversation about clean water

ELB Insta-Takeover #protectwhatyoulove

Follow along starting this Saturday, via the Oregon Environmental Council Instagram channel to hear about our Emerging Leaders Board's personal connection to Oregon. #protectwhatyoulove #itsyouroregon #OECelb

2016 Portland Thorns Game

The Thorns are battling the Western New York Flash, and OEC's Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) will be there to cheer the home team on! Can you join us? This is a chance to have some fun, interact with our amazing ELB, and help promote the work of Oregon Environmental Council. Let's go Thorns! #RCTID

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE EMERGING LEADERS BOARD!

Oregon Environmental Council is seeking the right candidates to join our Emerging Leaders Board for the Portland Metro Area. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of Oregon’s leading environmental non-profits.As a member of the OEC Emerging Leaders Board you will be able to promote and support the mission of OEC to advance innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for today and future generations. THE OEC EMERGING LEADERS BOARD IS LOOKING FOR A DIVERSE CROSS-SECTION OF OREGON’S BRIGHTEST MEN AND WOMEN AGES 20-40 TO:Engage and expand OEC’s base of 20-40 year old members through marketing, ...

Three Emerging Leaders Remember Outdoor School

Who sits on OEC’s Emerging Leaders Board? Young professionals with a drive to protect the Oregon way of life. And since the late 1950s, Outdoor School has been part of that lifestyle. It used to be that every sixth grader in the state of Oregon spent a week at Outdoor School learning about natural sciences in the best place possible: nature.“Oregon's economy and employment are based on its bountiful natural resources: timber, recreational opportunities, agricultural products, water, wildlife, and minerals. The extent to which Oregon's youngsters learn to understand and wisely use their natural resources today will largely determine their ...

Recap: Messages from Oregon’s Environmental Justice and Equity Leaders

By Rob Nathan, Director of Digital Engagement, NW Earth Institute,     CoChair for Environmental Professionals of Color PDX, and a member of OEC's Emerging Leaders Board On November 5th, environmental leaders from across Oregon gathered at the new APANO (Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon) community space in SE Portland to attend OEC’s second installment of a three-part series on environmental justice (EJ). Andrea Durbin, OEC Executive Director, opened the evening with a message on why it is so important for organizations like OEC to listen and learn from environmental justice groups: to bring equity to a shared environmental ...