Oregon Leadership Positions Open

The Oregon chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is in search of passionate volunteers to fill out our growing leadership team!

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Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (BHA), both nationally and within the state of Oregon, has seen tremendous growth this last year. To better serve our mission and members, the Oregon Board of Directors (OR BoD) is expanding to include representation from every corner of the state. Chapter leaders should have a willingness to volunteer regularly; be an effective communicator with a cooperative attitude; familiarity with legislative and agency processes; and knowledgable of local issues affecting sportsmen/women, especially pertaining to access and opportunity within our public lands and waters.

If interested, please follow the instructions noted at the bottom of each position.

 


NORTHWEST REGION

(Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill)

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Northwest Region Director III (4-10 hours per month)

Regional Directors work within the OR BoD to promote the mission and values of BHA. He/she will engage our members on issues and events within their area, and in turn, represent the perspective and interests of their region to the OR BoD to ensure a “ground-up” information flow. Specific duties include, but not limited to:

  • Attend monthly conference call with OR BoD.
  • Work with OR BoD, Regional Ambassadors and National staff to serve the interests and needs of our members in that region.
  • Identify, represent and manage actions in response to local policy and issues.
  • Seek and lead coordination of engagement opportunities within the region (i.e., Pint Nights, stewardship projects, tabling opportunities, etc).
  • Cultivate relationships with local BHA members, sportsman and conservation groups, land/wildlife managers, decision makers and representatives in the state legislature.
  • Support regional, statewide and national objectives of BHA and the Oregon chapter.
  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "NW Regional Director" in the subject line.

 

Northwest Region Ambassador (1-4 hours per month)

Ambassadors are super volunteers that fill out our Regional Committees. Each Regional Committee will have four Ambassadors, skilled or experienced in either communications, policy, conservation or volunteerism. Ambassadors support their Regional Director(s) and Committee Head by identifying and fulfilling opportunities to better engage our members within their focus.

Communications Ambassador will assist our Regional Director(s) and Communications Director with external communications such as newsletters, letters of interest to land/wildlife agencies, social media and traditional media outlets.

Policy Ambassador should be familiar with our state legislature and process, and will flag and provide perspective to our Regional Director(s) and Policy Director on local legislative happenings.

Conservation Ambassador is our habitat/wildlife watchdog. This person will need a balanced perspective on our conservation objectives and assist our Regional Director(s) and Conservation Director on our actions in response.

Volunteer Ambassador will work closely with our Regional Director(s) and Volunteer Director to organize volunteers for local events and work projects. He/she will also assist to create and coordinate small events on behalf of the chapter within their region (i.e., Pint Nights, Sportsmen shows and other tabling opportunities, trail clean-ups, etc).

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "NW Ambassador" in the subject line. Please also specify which Ambassador position you are best suited for, either in your message or in the subject line.

 


SOUTHWEST REGION

(Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane)

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Southwest Region Director II (4-10 hours per month)

Regional Directors work within the OR BoD to promote the mission and values of BHA. He/she will engage our members on issues and events within their area, and in turn, represent the perspective and interests of their region to the OR BoD to ensure a “ground-up” information flow. Specific duties include, but not limited to:

  • Attend monthly conference call with OR BoD.
  • Work with OR BoD, Regional Ambassadors and National staff to serve the interests and needs of our members in that region.
  • Identify, represent and manage actions in response to local policy and issues.
  • Seek and lead coordination of engagement opportunities within the region (i.e., Pint Nights, stewardship projects, tabling opportunities, etc).
  • Cultivate relationships with local BHA members, sportsman and conservation groups, land/wildlife managers, decision makers and representatives in the state legislature.
  • Support regional, statewide and national objectives of BHA and the Oregon chapter.
  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "SW Regional Director" in the subject line.

 

Southwest Region Ambassador (1-4 hours per month)

Ambassadors are super volunteers that fill out our Regional Committees. Each Regional Committee will have four Ambassadors, skilled or experienced in either communications, policy, conservation or volunteerism. Ambassadors support their Regional Director(s) and Committee Head by identifying and fulfilling opportunities to better engage our members within their focus.

Communications Ambassador will assist our Regional Director(s) and Communications Director with external communications such as newsletters, letters of interest to land/wildlife agencies, social media and traditional media outlets.

Policy Ambassador should be familiar with our state legislature and process, and will flag and provide perspective to our Regional Director(s) and Policy Director on local legislative happenings.

Conservation Ambassador is our habitat/wildlife watchdog. This person will need a balanced perspective on our conservation objectives and assist our Regional Director(s) and Conservation Director on our actions in response.

Volunteer Ambassador will work closely with our Regional Director(s) and Volunteer Director to organize volunteers for local events and work projects. He/she will also assist to create and coordinate small events on behalf of the chapter within their region (i.e., Pint Nights, Sportsmen shows and other tabling opportunities, trail clean-ups, etc).

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "SW Ambassador" in the subject line. Please also specify which Ambassador position you are best suited for, either in your message or in the subject line.

 


CENTRAL REGION

(Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Sherman, Wasco, Wheeler)ORBHA_regionmap-CENTRAL-01.jpg

Northwest Region Ambassador (1-4 hours per month)

Ambassadors are super volunteers that fill out our Regional Committees. Each Regional Committee will have four Ambassadors, skilled or experienced in either communications, policy, conservation or volunteerism. Ambassadors support their Regional Director(s) and Committee Head by identifying and fulfilling opportunities to better engage our members within their focus.

Communications Ambassador will assist our Regional Director(s) and Communications Director with external communications such as newsletters, letters of interest to land/wildlife agencies, social media and traditional media outlets.

Policy Ambassador should be familiar with our state legislature and process, and will flag and provide perspective to our Regional Director(s) and Policy Director on local legislative happenings.

Conservation Ambassador is our habitat/wildlife watchdog. This person will need a balanced perspective on our conservation objectives and assist our Regional Director(s) and Conservation Director on our actions in response.

Volunteer Ambassador will work closely with our Regional Director(s) and Volunteer Director to organize volunteers for local events and work projects. He/she will also assist to create and coordinate small events on behalf of the chapter within their region (i.e., Pint Nights, Sportsmen shows and other tabling opportunities, trail clean-ups, etc).

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "Central Ambassador" in the subject line. Please also specify which Ambassador position you are best suited for, either in your message or in the subject line.

 


EASTERN REGION

(Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa)

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Eastern Region Director I (4-10 hours per month)

Regional Directors work within the OR BoD to promote the mission and values of BHA. He/she will engage our members on issues and events within their area, and in turn, represent the perspective and interests of their region to the OR BoD to ensure a “ground-up” information flow. Specific duties include, but not limited to:

  • Attend monthly conference call with OR BoD.
  • Work with OR BoD, Regional Ambassadors and National staff to serve the interests and needs of our members in that region.
  • Identify, represent and manage actions in response to local policy and issues.
  • Seek and lead coordination of engagement opportunities within the region (i.e., Pint Nights, stewardship projects, tabling opportunities, etc).
  • Cultivate relationships with local BHA members, sportsman and conservation groups, land/wildlife managers, decision makers and representatives in the state legislature.
  • Support regional, statewide and national objectives of BHA and the Oregon chapter.
  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary.

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "Eastern Regional Director" in the subject line.

 

Eastern Region Ambassador (1-4 hours per month)

Ambassadors are super volunteers that fill out our Regional Committees. Each Regional Committee will have four Ambassadors, skilled or experienced in either communications, policy, conservation or volunteerism. Ambassadors support their Regional Director(s) and Committee Head by identifying and fulfilling opportunities to better engage our members within their focus.

Communications Ambassador will assist our Regional Director(s) and Communications Director with external communications such as newsletters, letters of interest to land/wildlife agencies, social media and traditional media outlets.

Policy Ambassador should be familiar with our state legislature and process, and will flag and provide perspective to our Regional Director(s) and Policy Director on local legislative happenings.

Conservation Ambassador is our habitat/wildlife watchdog. This person will need a balanced perspective on our conservation objectives and assist our Regional Director(s) and Conservation Director on our actions in response.

Volunteer Ambassador will work closely with our Regional Director(s) and Volunteer Director to organize volunteers for local events and work projects. He/she will also assist to create and coordinate small events on behalf of the chapter within their region (i.e., Pint Nights, Sportsmen shows and other tabling opportunities, trail clean-ups, etc).

If interested in this position, please email oregon@backcountryhunters.org with "Eastern Ambassador" in the subject line. Please also specify which Ambassador position you are best suited for, either in your message or in the subject line.

 

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