Jessica Bast is the Student Programming and Outreach Coordinator, working to engage and educate members of the Johns Hopkins community to strengthen participation in sustainability initiatives. Jessica’s passion for sustainability sparked early on, guiding her to graduate from Elon University with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master’s in Environmental Studies, where she conducted her capstone research in collaboration with Penn’s Sustainability Office.
Jason Mathias is the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, working to lower Johns Hopkins’ carbon footprint through various initiatives like Smart Labs and renewable energy projects. He is also responsible for managing data and metrics. Jason joined the Office from Baltimore City government, with five years logged in the Office of Sustainable Energy managing energy and alternative transportation projects. He is a Certified Energy Manager and has a B.S. in Environmental Science and Studies from Towson University.