WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT. (June 12, 2015) —Ibex Outdoor Clothing’s Supply Chain Manager, Chelsea Pawlek, has been elected to the board of directors of The Conservation Alliance. Pawlek has been with Ibex for nearly five years, during which time she has been an active volunteer with The Conservation Alliance, having served on the Advocacy Committee and participating in the annual lobbying trip to Washington D.C.
Chelsea manages the front half of the wool supply chain at Ibex where she works with the company’s global partners to forecast fiber needs and strategically plan production. She has also acted as Ibex’s internal advocate for connecting the business with non-profits, supporting partnerships with land trusts and outdoor recreation groups.
“Ibex is a proud member of The Conservation Alliance and we couldn’t be more pleased to have one of our employees on the board,” said Ted Manning, CEO, Ibex Outdoor Clothing. “The Conservation Alliance is integral in supporting efforts around the country to preserve and protect wild places that are vital to the health of our industry and our country. We know that Chelsea will use all her experience to help further the mission of The Alliance.”
Chelsea will serve a three-year term on the board.
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in White River Junction, VT, Ibex is a designer of year-round Merino wool outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, founded in the belief of the superior natural performance and properties of wool. Ibex couples the natural renewable resource with technical innovation and inspired design to create apparel for a diverse range of outdoor and active pursuits and passions. Men’s and Women’s items are divided into Ride, Base, ETC, Peak and Live categories, and are made from the best Merino wool fabrics sustainably sourced from New Zealand, Australia and the United States. All Ibex clothing and accessories are available for purchase online, in catalog and through outdoor specialty stores. For more information, visit www.ibex.com.