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Seeking New Board Members!

Updated: Feb 18, 2019

The North Jersey Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council is actively seeking passionate, diverse and experienced board members to help guide the organization. The North Jersey RC&D is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The ideal candidate would be passionate about sustainable agriculture, healthy soil, clean water, and the local food system.

Our Mission

To facilitate the transition to sustainable use and protection of the region’s human and natural resources through partnerships, education, and innovation.

Our Programs

  • Agricultural Sustainability

  • Water Resource Protection

  • Community Development

North Jersey RC&D is interested in talking with you if…

  • You are passionate and knowledgeable about sustainable agriculture

  • You live or work within the region covered by North Jersey RC&D which includes all of Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset Sussex, Union and Warren Counties.

  • You have the time and energy to spend 6-10 hours a month doing board work, attend monthly board meetings, and be an ambassador for the North Jersey RC&D. (Board meetings are currently held once/month in Hackettstown, NJ on a Thursday morning.)

  • Although board experience is not required, we are especially interested if you have been a leader on a non-profit board before and you are ready to bring your experience and insight to another organization.  We are also interested in seeking a diversity of board members, both in background and geographical location to strengthen and guide the organization into the future.

North Jersey RC&D is seeking to bring on two new board members to serve three-year terms beginning in April 2019.

Please email with your statement of interest and either a resume or a paragraph detailing your qualifications and background.

Application deadline: March 1, 2019.


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