Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association
The Executive Director represents the mission and the interests of thePacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association, an organization that has existed for nearly a century. The Director will lead the development and implementation of PCSGA programs, tools, and relationships in order to assist the region’s shellfish industry and related community. The Director supervises a team ofcommitted staff and works collaboratively with the Board of Directors and stakeholders to oversee PCSGA’s strategic vision and lead association decisions to drive members’ agenda.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITESGovernance: Works with Board of Directors and Committees to fulfill the organization mission.• Communicates effectively with leadership and stakeholders providing necessary, timely and accurate information in support of policy decisions, fundraising and organization mission.• Organize and lead the Board in policy development, including maintenance of and updating Board bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, operating guidelines, and other policy procedural manuals.• Implement PCSGA’s programs to carry out the organization’s mission.Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with Board and staff to ensure that the Association’s mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.• Responsible for strategic planning and work plan development to ensure that PCSGA can successfully fulfill its mission into the future, including organizational assessment and findings, vision, mission and values, goals and objectives, trends, and appropriate responses.• Serve as PCSGA’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, media, and the general public.• Stage community outreach and other PCSGA events such as SLURP, Annual Conference, and other Association activities.Policy and Regulatory: Engages in national, state, and local policy and regulatory environment to ensure opportunities for PCSGA’s mission is realized.• Identify, monitor, and engage on issues such as public health, labor, permitting, seafood trends, marine debris, mortality, shellfish research, seed supply and other issues as they arise.• Communicate information within organization to seek consensus on PCSGA positions.• Develop and execute education and lobbying strategies, in multiple states and federally, to influence legislators, agencies, and opinion leaders on issues relating to growing shellfish.• Provide opportunitiesfor PCSGA membersto engage with state and federal decisionmakers and attend events and meetings such as congressional hearings.Partnerships and Collaboration: Initiate and nurture relationships with multi-state public and privateorganizations, partners and stakeholders and utilize relationships to strategically enhance PCSGA’s mission.• Support PCSGA’s reputation of a willing, knowledgeable, reliable, collaborating partner.• Seek opportunities to meaningfully engage within the broadershellfish community.• Establish and communicate the PCSGA brand.• Represent PCSGA at public engagements, and among leadership opportunities such as the NAABoard and others.Internal Administration: Manage office operations to efficiently and effectively support PCSGA’s mission.• Responsible for the fiscal integrity of PCSGA, including fundraising, developing diverse revenues and annual budgeting necessary to support PCSGA’s mission.• Manage staff including priorities, workload balance, and performance evaluations.• Manage external contracts, including scope of work and cost negotiations.• Develop and exude organizational culture