Volunteer, Committee Opportunities

Join this important work to protect and promote the landscape! The South Mountain Partnership works best as a network of people and organizations working toward common goals. Your involvement can help! We are currently recruiting new committe members and ALL are welcome.


If you strive to be a good communicator and a “doer” who takes action and gets things done, you may be a great fit! This opportunity is especially great for young professionals, those wishing to build their resumes and professional networks, and retired individuals.


Express your interest here.


What do committees do?

Communications Subcommittee – produces collateral and materials like flyers, brochures, newsletters and updates website
Program Subcommittee – guides and contributes to planning and running programs like the Spring and Fall Meetings and the Mini-Grants and Speakers Series programs
Fundraising Subcommittee – works with the Friends of the South Mountain Partnership and the sponsor program, attend events, and widen our circle
Leadership Committee – be a champion of the SMP, provide strategic direction and opportunities

*Curious? See our Roles & Responsibilities of Leadership Committee + Subcommittees 


Our Plans


Our Committees


Communications Committee

Janet Pollard (Chair), John Canan, Jay Eury, Lindsay Gerner
Facilitates improved communications that foster awareness and development of our goals, mission, strategies, and programs through print and electronic media, upholding and refining standards for the SMP brand, publicizing programs and initiatives, overseeing website content, and maximizing the use of resources for media and public relations.

Fundraising Committee (forming now!)

Works with the Friends of the South Mountain Partnership and raises money on behalf of the region for conservation.


Organizational Development Committee

Stephanie Williams (Chair), Sarah Kipp, Susan Richards, Bryan Van Sweden, Gail Witwer, Jen Brehm

Evaluates and monitors internal operations, workflow and membership activities.


Program Committee

Elizabeth Grant (Co-Chair), Roy Brubaker, Mike Eschenmann, Claire Jantz, Gwen Loose, Patricia Nitterhouse, Rob Thaeler

Develops, prioritizes, implements and evaluates partnership programs for consistency with our organizational mission and goals. The committee will focus on a thematic priority under the guidance of the Leadership Committee.