The Nature Conservancy
California Chapter
Organizational Profile

Please review carefully this profile and the board member roles/responsibilities when considering these board openings. Latinos LEAD will contact you for a preliminary interview if you meet the qualifications. Applications from strong candidates will be forwarded to the nonprofit organization for consideration.

California Statewide

Programming Area(s)

Real Estate / Environment/Climate Research, Policy/Advocacy, Environmental Justice

Priority Areas of Expertise

Climate Change, Land Management, Policy Advocacy

Mission Statement

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfill our needs and enrich our lives.

Organization Description

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive.
Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than a million members and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and over 400 scientists, we impact conservation in 77 countries and territories: 41 by direct conservation impact and 36 through partners.

Position Description

Major Responsibilities of Board Members:

The Nature Conservancy – California Chapter welcomes applications and nominations of highly qualified professionals to join its
board of trustees, which provides ongoing support and guidance to the Chapter’s executive team. As the largest among the
Conservancy’s global network, the California Chapter works to protect the ecosystems, species and natural resources that California
relies on and that make the state unlike anywhere else. From stopping megafires to restoring our coasts, we access the power of
nature to protect the thing that matters most: our home.
Candidates with demonstrated interest and commitment to the cause are welcome and the organization also invites representation
from the industries and communities that make California the vibrant place it is regardless of experience in the field of conservation.
Seasoned professionals with senior nonprofit, public, or corporate sector experience are encouraged to consider this opportunity.

Professional Profile