Southern SAWG Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

Southern SAWG Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SAWG) is accepting applications for three to five new positions on its Board of Directors. The additional Board members will help strengthen, grow, guide, and support SAWG. The term of appointment will extend from July 2019 to July 2022. Responsibilities include long-range and strategic planning, goal setting, prioritizing and evaluating activities, financial oversight, funding development, and setting Southern SAWG policy and program direction. SAWG is looking for applicants from states in the region not currently represented (GA, MS, OK, VA), persons of color, farmers, persons with funding-development skills, persons with communication and marketing expertise, youth representatives, and those involved with the work of Southern SAWG. Applications should be submitted by March 7, 2019.