Our Board of Directors

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the non-profit, Sustainable Northwest, we are guided, directed, and held accountable by a Board of Directors. Learn more about the dedicated individuals who give their time and energy in support of our mission.


For over 25 years, Greg Block has been active in developing environmental law and policy at the intersection of commerce, investment, and conservation. Prior to joining Sustainable Northwest, Greg served for a decade at the Wild Salmon Center, working to conserve salmon strongholds. From 1994 - 2002, Greg was a senior director at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada. From 2002 - 2004, Greg also served as the Lewis and Clark College of Law Distinguished Environmental Scholar. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Ros.


As CollinsWood product manager for Collins, Lee Jimerson has three decades of experience in the domestic and international forest products industry, promoting sustainable forest management and developing the market for products certified by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).



Mr Slater brings significant experience serving on a variety of for-profit and non-profit boards, including the boards of WOW Cable & Internet (NYSE: WOW), Umpqua Bank (NASD: UMPQ), Lumos Networks (NASD: LMOS) and numerous other private boards. Slater’s significant corporate governance experience is derived from his career as an entrepreneur and CEO, having founded and served as the CEO of one of the largest fiber-optic data transmission companies in the United States. Currently Mr. Slater is a best-selling author, independent board director and advisor to one of the ten largest private equity investment firms.


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