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Do you have a passion to ensure the West stays whole and healthy? Do you have 10+ years of project or program management experience and at least five years as a senior leader managing staff? We have the role for you!

Western Landowners Alliance (WLA), a West-wide non-profit organization based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, seeks an individual with strong knowledge and experience related to agriculture and natural resource conservation for a newly created position of Chief Programs Officer (CPO). 

Reporting to the executive director, the chief programs officer (CPO) will provide strategic direction and oversight of WLA’s policy and program work. The CPO will ensure that WLA’s programs and policy initiatives are impactful and cost-effective in advancing WLA’s mission to sustain the West’s working lands, connected landscapes and native species. The CPO will lead a team of program and policy staff, providing support and coordination to team members and partners as well as direct implementation as needed. 

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