After an extensive nationwide search, Nick Hardigg '99 has been appointed as the next executive director of the Audubon Society of Portland. He will begin in his new role March 23.
Hardigg is currently executive director of the nonprofit Portland Parks Foundation, and he recently co-chaired the Fix Our Parks campaign that helped pass Portland's $68 million parks bond.
Before he joined the Portland Parks Foundation, Hardigg served as executive director for the Alaska Conservation Foundation and director of finance and operations at The Nature Conservancy in Oregon.
Earlier in his career, Hardigg served as chief of tourism and concessions management at Grand Canyon National Park and Denali National Park.
He also has more than 10 years of experience on the boards of national nonprofit organizations like the Association of Partners for Public Lands.
Hardigg holds a masters in business administration from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor of science degree in environmental science from Wesleyan University.