FY2019 Diné C.A.R.E. NM Energy Organizer
Description of the Position: The New Mexico Energy Organizer will build community knowledge, Navajo interpretation/transcription, and political willingness to advance energy transition as a strategy for economic diversification and environmental remediation in northwest New Mexico and Navajo Nation territory. The Organizer will work towards Diné C.A.R.E.’s goals of supporting tribal sovereignty and providing sustainable infrastructures for Diné people in the four corners area of New Mexico. Specifically, the Organizer will be engaged in Greater Chaco oil and gas issues, coal plant retirement in San Juan County including Four Corners Power Plant and San Juan Generating Station abandonment, advocating for methane rules in New Mexico and Navajo Nation. The New Mexico Energy Organizer will need to be comfortable working remotely and the ideal candidate will be energetic, creative, a good team player, and able to deal with complex subjects.