Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation Executive Director Position

Position Description

The Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (“Foundation” or “AgForestry Leadership Program”) provides the premier leadership development program in Washington State. The AgForestry Leadership Program offers hands-on learning experiences for adult professionals working in agriculture, forestry, and other natural resource-based businesses to cultivate leaders who communicate, collaborate, inspire, and serve. Class participants engage and learn during a variety of seminars and in-state, national and international place-based learning opportunities with topics related to communications, social services, government, industry, crime and corrections, and transportation.

Each year, the AgForestry Leadership Program features more than 250 expert speakers and has a vast network of industry partners which has served over a thousand program participants, many of whom serve in leadership positions throughout Washington state, the United States, and the world. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides overall leadership for the daily operations of the Foundation including budgeting; financial management and reporting; coaching, mentoring, and developing staff; and human resources. The Executive Director also plays a critically important external leadership role with ultimate responsibility for effective governance, donor growth, Board relations and development, resource development, and advocacy on behalf of the organization.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 – $150,000.00 per year

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Spokane, WA 99224

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