The Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit membership organization comprised of 17 western State Foresters and six U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Island Foresters. 

Based virtually in Colorado, the CWSF staff is made up of an Executive Director, Director of Partnerships and Program Implementation, Director of Communications, Director of Policy, Director of Committee Coordination, two Competitive Grants Managers, and an Organizational Services Manager. 

CWSF promotes the conservation, protection, and sustainable management of forests for today and generations to come by leading collective action, fostering learning, facilitating resource sharing, providing credible expertise and information, carrying out outreach and advocacy, and engaging with partners. In addition, the CWSF staff coordinates and manages the work of the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition

Current employment opportunities: 


Please email with any questions. 

To view opportunities with western state forestry agencies and partners, visit our job blog