Leadership Opportunities

 

APPLY NOW - NM BHA VOLUNTEER BOARD ROLE

Thank you for your willingness to serve! 

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All seats have terms of 3 years and require attendance at monthly board calls in addition to 2-4 hours of investment per week. 

Policy Chair: The Policy Chair will oversee all potential policy items brought before the Board for the advancement of and support for wildlife, habitat, access, sportsmen’s ethics and public education. They will facilitate issue research and verify critical details to ensure the team is working with accurate and timely information. The Policy Chair will understand HQ level policy priorities and stay in close contact with Coordinator to ensure policy items are in-sync with North American priorities and shared values.

  • They will attend relevant meetings when possible or identify a suitable stand-in to report new information back to the team.
  • While they will work with the entire Board, they will work most closely with the Chair and Vice-Chair to lead engagement on grassroots policy issues and facilitate relationship development with key elected officials, NGO partners and stakeholders.
  • The Policy Chair should develop and facilitate written pieces in support of policy efforts when suitable (LTE’s, op-eds, statement letters) and work closely with the Communications Chair to craft communications (blogs, social posts, action alerts, e-newsletter content) as needed.

Legislative Chair: The Legislative Chair will oversee all potential legislation brought before the Board for the advancement of and support for wildlife, habitat, access, sportsmen’s ethics and public education. They will facilitate bill research and verify critical details to ensure the team is working with accurate and timely information. The Legislative Chair will understand HQ level legislative priorities and stay in close contact with Coordinator to ensure state level actions are in-sync with North American priorities and shared values.

  • They will attend relevant meetings when possible or identify a suitable stand-in to report new information back to the team.
  • While they will work with the entire Board, they will work most closely with the Chair, Vice-Chair, and Policy Chair to lead advocacy efforts and facilitate relationship development with key elected officials, NGO partners and stakeholders.
  • The Legislative Chair should develop and facilitate written pieces in support of policy efforts when suitable (LTE’s, op-eds, statement letters) and work closely with the Communications Chair to craft communications (blogs, social posts, action alerts, e-newsletter content) as needed.

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Join Our Access Watch Program

lockedgate.JPGThroughout the West, BHA members are the eyes, ears and voices of public lands. New Mexico BHA is seeking engaged volunteers in every corner of the state to let us know when public roads or public lands are at risk of being unnecessary closed. To learn more about this program or volunteer– email us at [email protected].

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in being added to our state volunteer list, please send us an email us at [email protected] including your name, email, phone and address. 

 

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