An experienced strategist, innovator, and educator, Josh Lasky currently serves as Assistant Director for Sustainability Education in the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). In that capacity, Josh focuses on integrating sustainability across disciplines and developing sustainability-focused community education programs. As UDC's first instructor of Urban Sustainability, he designed an interdisciplinary, 300-level undergraduate course.
Previously, Josh served as UDC's first Sustainability Manager, working to create a university-wide sustainability initiative focused on academics, operations, and community engagement. Prior to joining UDC, Josh worked as a green building and sustainability strategy consultant for the Cadmus Group, and he supported DC's first neighborhood sustainability indicators project while serving in the District of Columbia Office of Planning.
While earning his master's degree in public administration at The George Washington University (GWU), Josh helped form the GWU Office of Sustainability, serving as its first staff member. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C) and a member of the board of directors of Climate Ride, a nonprofit organization that organizes charitable bike tours to support environmental and transportation advocacy.
Josh also serves as an instructor for the International Town & Gown Association's online certificate course.
- What I Talk About When I Talk About Sustainability (Commentary)
- SUSTAINABILITY FORUM on What Individuals Can Do (Briefings)
- Individual Responsibility Is a Trick Question (Briefings)
Last Updated: Feb 06, 2013