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WTA Seeks Next Executive Director

Posted by Susan Elderkin at Jun 14, 2011 03:10 PM |

Washington Trails Association is looking for its next Executive Director. Will it be you or someone you know?

Are you Washington Trails Association's next Executive Director? Do you know someone who would be fabulous for the job? A hiker, perhaps, with proven leadership skills that is primed to take the helm of a vibrant, growing and respected organization?

If so, we have good news for you! Today WTA's Board of Directors has launched the search for our next leader. They've put together a full packet of information for prospective candidates - background about WTA, our programs, and of course, details and expectations about the job itself. You can read it here. It's a great primer about being the Executive Director of Washington Trails Association.

What you may not realize is just how great it is to work at WTA. What could be better than coming to work each day and working among a community of dedicated, passionate people on an issue so near and dear to our hearts? I find inspiration every day from all quarters - WTA's growing membership, our amazing volunteers and boardmembers, and my talented colleagues on the staff.

And that's just the people! Don't even get me started on the hiking opportunities and beautiful places we work to promote and protect.

So...who is ready to jump on board and take this on? I'm one of the staff representatives on the search committee, and I can't wait to start meeting candidates. If this position speaks to you, I suggest that you apply now! And if you can think of anyone that would be perfect for the job, please forward the announcement to them.

Anyone interested and qualified for the position should send a resume and cover letter to Adam Forest and Deanna Lloyd at The Forest Group. Their emails are: and Or phone them for more information at 530.344.0100.

Here again is the link to the Executive Director Recruitment Profile. Good luck!