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Columbia Slough Watershed Council


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For more information about Council events and programs please contact our staff at 503-281-1132 or email

Noticias del Columbia Slough

We’re Hiring an Executive Director!

We’re Hiring an Executive Director!

Position: Executive Director
Compensation: 50-70K and benefits
Hours: 40 hours/week minimum, includes regular evenings and weekends.
Reports to: Board of Directors

The Executive Director serves as the face of the council and implements actions to fulfill the organization’s mission and strategic plan. The ED
manages all aspects of the Council’s day to day operations including managing the board, supervising staff, budgeting, and
achieving organizational goals. The Executive Director operates under the general direction of the Council’s Board of Directors.

Closing Date: September 20th, 2018

Visit our Employment page for the full position description.

Meet Our Interim Executive Director: Jamie Stamberger!

Meet Our Interim Executive Director: Jamie Stamberger!

We are excited to welcome Jamie as Interim Executive Director of the Columbia Slough Watershed Council! Jamie has 11 years’ experience in collaborative development, implementation and evaluation of watershed education and enhancement programs.  Jamie founded Stamberger Outreach Consulting in 2012 to provide consulting services to governments and nonprofits seeking to improve watershed health.  Her clients have included watershed councils, soil and water conservation districts, city and county governments, and state extension services.  Before launching Stamberger Outreach, Jamie worked for six years as Healthy Streams Program Coordinator at the City of Gresham, Oregon coordinating the City’s rain garden program, downspout disconnection program, stream enhancement projects, landowner partnerships, school programs, and grant writing and reporting.  Jamie has a B.S. in Conservation from Kent State University with a focus on aquatic ecology.  She has extensive training and experience in community based social marketing, environmental education, mediation and facilitation, and is an alumna of the CDE Environment 2042 Leadership Program which focuses on promoting inclusive engagement in the environmental field.  Jamie lives in the watershed and loves gardening, camping, and hammock naps.  She is originally from a tiny town in Ohio and has lived in Portland since 2006.

Register Your Fred Meyer Card to support the slough!

Are you a Fred Meyer customer? Support the Slough just by getting groceries! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million each year - up to $625,000 each quarter to community organizations - make this support go to work for your watershed! All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and use it when you shop at Fred Meyer. By registering your card you are helping decide what these funds support.

To register your card visit:  Register and then add Columbia Slough Watershed Council as your Community Rewards organization. Search for organization number: 83957

Questions?  Give us a call at: (503) 281-1132 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).