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NACD Northwest Names Boise Director

October 24, 2017

SEATTLE, WA (October 24, 2017) — The Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACDNW), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the election of John Sahlberg, Director, US Ecology (Nasdaq: ECOL).

“John brings ideal capabilities and experiences to the chapter board, and further extends the geographic reach of board members from Seattle, WA and Portland, OR to now include Boise, ID.  The board is thrilled to add John to this leadership role of the chapter.  His election demonstrates the continuation of our significant board succession efforts initiated three years ago,” said Liane Pelletier, NACD Northwest Chairman.  

John Sahlberg is Senior Vice President – Human Resources and General Counsel, and is deeply involved in board-related matters at Boise Cascade (NYSE: BCC).  John also serves as a public company director of US Ecology (Nasdaq: ECOL), since 2015 and now serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee. 

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Karin Martinez

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