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Renewable NW Seeks New Executive Director

Renewable NW seeks an Executive Director to lead a strong staff and vibrant membership to advance environmentally responsible renewable energy products and services in the Northwest.

Position is open until filled.
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RNP Press Release
February 8, 2013

Renewable Northwest Announces New Hire

Portland, Ore. (February 7, 2013) - The region’s leading renewable energy advocacy group, Renewable Northwest, today announced that Amy Baird has joined the group as Communications Manager.  In this role, she will support Renewable Northwest’s advocacy goals with strategic communications and active engagement with regional reporters.

Baird brings a wealth of communications experience to her new role. She has worked both nationally and internationally on communications for endangered species campaigns at the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, as well as on regional salmon issues at Save Our Wild Salmon.

"We are very pleased that Amy Baird has joined our team," said Rachel Shimshak, executive director at Renewable Northwest. "Amy’s experience with campaign advocacy, and both non-profit and industry supporters positions her perfectly for this role."

Baird has been published in print and online, and holds a B.A. from the University of the Pacific, where she studied international economics.

Renewable Northwest is a regional nonprofit advocacy organization promoting the expansion of environmentally responsible renewable energy resources in the Northwest. For more information, visit



For more information contact:

Amy Baird
(503) 223-4544,


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