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OIA Hires Meghan Clough as Corporate Responsibility Coordinator

For Immediate Release

Avery Stonich
Outdoor Industry Association
303-327-3511
astonich@outdoorindustry.org

Boulder, Colorado — Aug 22, 2012

OIA Hires Meghan Clough as Corporate Responsibility Coordinator
Position Supports Sustainability Working Group Efforts

Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) has hired Meghan Clough as corporate responsibility coordinator. She began her new position at the end of July. This brings the corporate responsibility department to two full-time employees, reflecting OIA’s commitment to expand support of environmental and social responsibility efforts within the outdoor industry.

Clough comes to OIA with more than seven years of experience in the outdoor industry. She began her career in marketing and product at Burton Snowboards, then moved to The North Face to serve as product line manager of equipment. Most recently, Clough was a category manager for Thule Softgoods.

At OIA, Clough is responsible for supporting the initiatives and members of the Sustainability Working Group and their work on sustainability indexes, chemicals management, materials traceability and social/labor issues.

“We’re thrilled to have Meghan on board,” said Beth Jensen, OIA’s corporate responsibility director. “Her experience working with product throughout the supply chain, and her familiarity with the outdoor industry, will be invaluable as she facilitates our sustainability efforts and interfaces with the many players who are involved.”

“This is a dream job for me,” said Clough. “I love the outdoor industry, and I believe in the importance of the sustainability efforts. It is a privilege to be involved in this groundbreaking work.”

Clough grew up in New Hampshire and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Vermont. In 2011, she moved to Colorado, where she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, camping, trail running and spending time in the park with her pup.

To contact Clough, call 303.327.3516 or email mclough@outdoorindustry.org.

About Outdoor Industry Association
Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry and the title sponsor of Outdoor Retailer. OIA supports the growth and success of more than 4,000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, and retailers of outdoor recreation apparel, footwear, equipment and services. For more information, go to outdoorindustry.org or call 303.444.3353.