Jim Britell is a retired federal manager with supervisory and management experience in local, regional and national organizations. He has extensive experience with&0151;and has trained people how to do&0151;formal negotiating.

As a working grassroots activist for over ten years he has been involved with many kinds of environmental campaigns, and is nationally known as a organizer for newly forming grassroots groups. He has also managed political campaigns for candidates from the city to congressional levels.

An effective public speaker, he is well known for his ability to motivate audiences with practical advice gained from working with groups from all over the country.

During his career as an activist he has had hands on experience with successfully opposing many dozens of timber sales and is known for his ability to find and exploit weaknesses in agency plans and schemes, and to mount original and effective campaigns.

As President and Conservation Chair of Kalmiopsis Audubon Society his writing has appeared in all the major magazines of the US forest protection movement.

Prior to retirement in 1988, he was Chief of Systems Operations for the Western Region of the US Social Security Administration. During his career he held management positions in career development and training, long range planning and systems management. He has conducted management audits in hundreds of offices.

Jim pioneered the concept of establishing telephone and letter trees, and has written widely on the unique problems of grassroots telecommunications systems. He assisted dozens of groups in setting up their first telecommunications systems. He writes widely on grassroots communication needs and publishes advice to grassroots activists on a variety of subjects.

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Read the profile of Jim in the Jan-Feb 1999 issue of Audubon magazine.

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