LEED Green Associate
As a senior project manager for the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University, Jen leads diverse organizational sustainability and green building initiatives for municipalities and corporations. She also manages IBE’s education strategy and fellowship program, deepening IBE’s industry impact by translating academic research into professional education and tools. She excels in bringing together diverse stakeholders to create multi-disciplinary programming.
Jen’s expertise spans green building, biomimicry, education, communications, marketing, and ecology. Most recently, Jen served as a project manager at the Biomimicry Institute and as program director of CLEAR (Center for Living Environments & Regeneration). Previously, she worked at the U.S. Green Building Council, where she established a digital library of green building best practices and developed LEED education. She has also worn many hats at a land trust and watershed protection organization, worked in an aquatic entomology lab, and provided consulting services to a variety of conservation nonprofits.