Josh Lasky currently leads the sustainable communities practice at LINK Strategic Partners, a strategic communications and stakeholder engagement firm located in Washington, DC. Prior to joining LINK, Josh served in various roles to build strategic partnerships for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), most recently managing USGBC’s sponsorship team and leading corporate engagement for the Center for Green Schools at USGBC. Josh previously served 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). As a joint staff-faculty appointment, Josh worked to create the university-wide sustainability initiative and served as UDC’s first instructor of Urban Sustainability. While a Presidential Administrative Fellow at The George Washington University (GW), Josh worked to launch the university’s Office of Sustainability, serving as its first staff member.
Josh earned his master’s in public administration with an individualized concentration in urban sustainability from GW, where he also graduated magna cum laude from the university honors program with a bachelor’s degree in political science and geography. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional. Josh has completed six Climate Rides and two Independent Challenges, including a 100-mile ultramarathon and a self-supported ride from Washington, DC to Portland, OR, in support of the Founders’ Circle Campaign. In addition to Climate Ride, Josh serves on the board of directors of the Greater Washington Urban League. He resides in the Kingman Park neighborhood of the District of Columbia.