Position Announcement: Local Government Advisory Committee Coordinator

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, a regional non-profit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland with offices in Virginia and Pennsylvania, seeks a qualified and highly motivated person to provide logistical, technical and staff coordination of the responsibilities of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC).

About the Alliance

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay was founded in 1971, and since its beginning, has been in the forefront of restoration efforts in the watershed. The Alliance’s core mission is to lead, support and inspire local action to restore and protect the lands, rivers and streams of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This mission is accomplished through strong partnerships with communities, businesses, NGOs and governments across the watershed states and Washington DC; working to inspire people and communities to be stewards of their local streams and take part in the work of restoration; and through creation and support of innovative local and regional programs that produce measurable results. The Alliance supports the Local Government Advisory Committee under a Cooperative Agreement with the US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP).

Job Description

The position oversees and coordinates the activities of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee. This unique group of local elected officials provides insights and input to the Executive Council of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) and other state and federal decision-makers as well as taking actions to bring important information about environmental policies and action to other elected officials throughout the watershed.