Business Development

The purpose of the BDC is to make financial and business recommendations to the NOWC Board; establish and engage in an organized development strategy; and build NOWC’s capacity for engaging with corporate sponsors and philanthropic foundations.  

Business Committee Charter, updated 2023

Chair: Heather King, Executive Director, Columbia Slough Watershed Council

Kurt Berning, Co-Director, Pudding River Watershed Council
Graham Klag, Executive Director, North Coast Watershed Association
Cheryl McGinnis, Executive Director, Clackamas River Basin Council  

Ex Officio:  
Vanessa Green, Executive Director, Network of Oregon Watershed Councils
Kristen Walz (2023), Executive Director, North Fork John Day Watershed Council; President of the Board, Network of Oregon Watershed Councils