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Board Members - Noosa (Voluntary)

Zero Emissions Noosa Inc.

Zero Emissions Noosa Inc. (ZEN) is a community organisation working to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the Noosa region by 2026.

In May 2016, Noosa Council adopted an Emissions Reduction Policy committed to a target of zero net emissions for the organisation by 2026. ZEN Inc., as a volunteer community group, has picked up that mantle and is leading the community response to the Noosa Council’s vision. ZEN Inc. is taking a lead in reducing the carbon footprint of residents and visitors, to maintain and enhance Noosa Shire’s environmental sustainability. ZEN Inc’s strategic goal is to reduce Noosa Shire business & household (stationary energy) emissions by 11% per annum through energy efficiency and solar PV to assist in reaching the target.

ZEN Inc. commissioned two key reports in 2017- 2018. They have provided the evidence base for its actions in working to achieve its vision. It’s Strategic Plan 2019 – 2021 and associated actions plans for its two working groups – ZEN E (Electricity) Action Group & ZEN Transport Action Group (ZENTAG) guide the work of it’s volunteer members in project work together with a paid coordinator for one day a week.

ZEN is seeking Expressions of Interest from people with the passion, skills and enthusiasm to help it achieve its vision.

  • Board members need to:
    • Attend monthly Board meetings (Feb. to Dec.)
    • Be a member of ZEN Inc.
    • Be actively involved in one of the ZEN Inc. Action Groups - ZEN E (Electricity) Action Group or Zen Transport Action Group (ZENTAG) (see below)
    • Be a member of one Board sub-committee (see below)

ZEN Inc. welcomes applications from people who demonstrate skills, experience or knowledge in at least one (and preferably more) of the following:

  • Knowledge of emissions reductions opportunities
  • PR/Communications/Media skills, in social media/electronic and print media
  • Strategic policy development and implementation
  • Behaviour change/change management
  • Community engagement
  • Income Generation/Fundraising/Donor Liaison/Grant Writing
  • Legal skills
  • Administrative/secretarial skills
  • Time available to commit to ZEN activities (approx. 4 hour per week)

Website: www.zeroemissionsnoosa.com.au

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