Description: The President & CEO provides strategic leadership and executive management consistent with the strategic plan and the direction of the board. Manages and leads the professional staff and day-today operations to achieve the Society’s mission. Leads the Society to a place of credibility in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Develops and nurtures strategic relationships and represents the Society to the supporters, media, and other publics. Advances the mission, achieves financial and operational objectives. In addition, the President & CEO will provide: Leadership and Management of the FHS Organization; Leadership in partnership with the Governing Board; Leadership and Management of members, member relations,and prospective members; Leadership and Management of financial and/or asset giving, in all respects; and Leadership and Management of external partners and collaboratives.
Qualifications: An advanced degree in forestry, history, library sciences, and/or related disciplines. Certification in association management is preferred. Preference given to applicants with substantial experience in a senior executive management position or associate/full professor level. Expected to demonstrate how they would bring external funding to the Society for its core programs.