WILLMAR - The Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (Southwest RSDP) seeks applicants for membership to its board of directors.

Southwest RSDP works to foster community-university partnerships involving education, research and outreach. The University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) support sustainable development throughout Greater Minnesota. Southwest RSDP is one of five regional partnerships across the state that connect local communities with U of M resources.

Board members are community volunteers with an active interest in economic, social and environmental sustainability. Boards also include representation from U of M faculty and staff.

Board members review and support community-driven projects in sustainable agriculture and food systems, clean energy, resilient communities and natural resources.

For more information, visit z.umn.edu/rsdpboard. To be considered for a board position, complete the online application. Applications are preferred by June 18 for consideration this summer.