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October 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NPRB Seeks Candidates for Executive Director Position

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) seeks candidates for the position of Executive Director. Over the next several months, the Board will be seeking the successor to Betsy Baker, who will continue to lead the organization through January, 2020. Applications will be accepted through October 31, 2019, and review of applications will take place in November with an anticipated start date of February 1, 2020. The Executive Director position is a regular, full-time position equivalent to the GS-15 level in federal service. Applicants should have at least 5 years of experience in research and/or organizational management with a minimum 3 years of program-level supervisory experience. Under the direction of the Board, this position provides organizational leadership while maintaining and enhancing the organization’s reputation for excellence in marine research. For those interested in applying, visit the link here.

Dr. Baker has served as Executive Director since November, 2016. Her knowledge of Arctic marine policy issues and environmental law and policy along with her leadership skills have provided the Board with stability, growth, and added to NPRB’s excellence in funding high quality marine research. We wish her success in her next chapter.