Co-founder of North Cascades Institute to speak at WWU

Western Washington University’s College of Business and Economics will host Saul Weisberg for its Ethics and Social Responsibility Executive Strategy Speaker Series at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10, in Room 115 of WWU’s Communications Facility.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Weisberg is the executive director and co-founder of the North Cascades Institute, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization with a mission to conserve and restore Pacific Northwest environments through education.

Respected nationally for its community partnerships and nonprofit leadership, the Institute reaches more than 10,000 children and adults each year in programs that emphasize hands-on discovery and stewardship.

Weisberg serves as the lead for strategic planning, board development, marketing, community relations, partnerships, fiscal management and fundraising. He has also served on the board of directors of the Natural History Network, Environmental Education Association of Washington, Association of Nature Center Administrators, Alliance for Wilderness Education and Stewardship, as well as other organizations.

Weisberg has a master’s of science in biology from WWU and a bachelor’s of arts in biology and literature from Antioch College.

He is also an adjunct faculty member at WWU’s Huxley College of the Environment.

For more information about this event, contact Kate Kairoff at 360-650-4583.

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