Julian Goresko joined Johns Hopkins in 2019 and serves as the Director of Sustainability. In his role, Julian oversees the Office of Sustainability team and programs, serves on the Johns Hopkins Sustainability Leadership Council and Hopkins Local Advisory Committee, and collaborates with university-wide stakeholders to develop strategies and programs that enhance JHU’s sustainability roadmap. Julian has worked in the higher education sector for over twelve years and has broad experience in sustainability planning and university administration. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Environmental Studies with a focus in policy and sustainability and is a proud walking commuter who lives with his family near the Homewood Campus.
Leana Houser is the Waste Reduction and Recycling Manager, working to engage all members of the Johns Hopkins community to reduce the generation of waste and encourage the responsible reuse and recycling of materials. She has been committed to sustainability issues for her entire career at Hopkins which began in 2003, including receiving her Master’s in Environmental Science and Policy from the JHU Advanced Academic Programs. Her dedication to protecting the health of the environment and the people in it began camping every summer as a child and carried through to rural St Mary’s College of Maryland where she earned a BA in Public Policy and continues ever stronger as a proud resident of Baltimore City.