The Executive Director’s job is to manage and deliver the PLWAs’ work and all that entails. The PLWA has taken on the role and responsibility to implement of much of the land and shore work from the Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan, working with the PLWMP Steering Committee, the PLWA Executive Committee and reporting to the PLWA Board. With limited support from the PLWA board, and a Treasurer and bookkeeper who are both CAs. The Executive Director will seek resources (funding, partnerships, staff and volunteers) to deliver on as much as is possible within the capacity that this person can create. This position should interest people looking to combine ecology and social systems focusing on water resources.
As the successful candidate, you are a quick learner with a track record of results by working well both independently and effectively with a full range of urban and rural community members, volunteers, governments, healthy lake partners and experts. Your background enables you to run the day-to-day operations and projects, as well as, providing effective related communications and community engagement related to water quality and watershed biology. You have fund development skills. You are passionate about lakes and able to engage and inspire people to want to learn more about being healthy lake stewards: the privilege and responsibilities of living by water. You will become the face of the PLWA, representing the PLWA at conferences and meetings throughout the year.