Term of service: 5/3/17-6/30/19 (eligible for reappointment)
Wade Mosby was born in Sweet Home, Oregon and is a fifth generation Oregonian, with both branches of his family dating back to the 1840s and 1850s in Oregon. Mosby is the former Senior Vice President for Collins, a family-owned, integrated forest products company that practices sustained yield forestry. He is a graduate of Fort Lewis College and attended the MBA program at the University of Portland on the G.I. Bill. He served in the military as an Army officer from 1969-1971.
Mosby served on the Roseburg Planning Commission beginning in 1986 and was chair from 1988-1990. He has an extensive public service background, including having served as a board member on the Pinchot Institute for Conservation in Washington, DC, and as a member of Business Oregon's Finance Committee.
Additionally, Mosby was a founding member of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in 1993 and Collins was the first US company to adopt FSC forest certification. Collins was also one of the 12 original World Wildlife Funds Climate Savers companies. Mosby's business experience includes executive experience managing issues related to water and air resources, carbon sequestration, and pesticide issues.