Sustainable Northwest welcomes Jeff Nuss to their board of directors

Posted by Renee Magyar on September 23, 2015

Jeff Nuss was unanimously voted onto the board, and he will help guide the strategic direction during his term.


News Release – For Immediate Release, September 23, 2015

Contact: Renee Magyar, Sustainable Northwest, 503-221-6911 x116 

Sustainable Northwest welcomes Jeff Nuss to their board of directors

Portland, Oregon – Sustainable Northwest is pleased to announce that Jeff Nuss, president and chief executive of GreenWood Resources, has joined their board of directors. Nuss was unanimously voted into this position by the non-profit’s board, and he will help guide the strategic direction of the organization during his three-year term. 

Nuss has over twenty three years of tree farm development, management, and investment experience and more than fifteen years of experience in international business development. Prior to founding GreenWood Resources, Nuss was a project manager and engineer for the environmental and engineering consulting firm CH2M HILL. 

“Sustainable Northwest excels at making the connections for restored rural communities, economies, and ecosystems. I am excited to help map out their next steps,” said Nuss.

“Jeff cares deeply about rural communities and has a wealth of knowledge and experience at the intersection of environment and economy. I look forward to working with him in growing our organization,” said Tom Tuchmann, interim president of Sustainable Northwest, who applauds the board’s decision.  

GreenWood Resources specializes in the development and management of investment opportunities into a globally-diversified portfolio of intensively-managed forestry assets for investors. Recognized world-wide for its scientific leadership in forest genetics and forest management strategies, GreenWood Resources focuses on growing trees, growing trees better, and growing trees for growing markets. They certify their tree farms under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or equivalent third party audited certification programs.

Sustainable Northwest restores forests, rivers, and rangelands for healthier habitat and clean air and water. By bringing people together to find common ground, they are building a regional economy based on land stewardship and markets for sustainable wood and clean energy. For more information visit