Jessica Scott, Sustainability Strategist
Jessica Scott joined the Greenprint team in August 2011 to manage the City’s Department of Energy Solar America Cities grant. Through Solar America Cities, Jessica was instrumental in working with state and federal government to launch an employee solar group discount program for 150,000 city, state, and federal employees in Colorado (www.mygroupenergy.com/colorado). She also serves on the steering committee for the Solar Friendly Communities program powered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sunshot Initiative.
Mayor Hancock recently elevated Greenprint Denver into a full Office of Sustainability, where Jessica serves as a Sustainability Strategist to help Denver achieve the 2020 Sustainability Goals. She also currently manages Denver’s EECBG formula grant.
Ms. Scott has over 10 years experience in sustainability and green building. Prior to Greenprint, she served as Director of Education for the U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter where she managed the Education Delivery Partner program in 11 USGBC Chapters across 8 states, and was a founding member of the Sustainable Buildings Council of Colorado.
As Director of Sustainability for Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois, Ms. Scott was a founding member and site coordinator for Illinois Green Economy Network, a partnership of 39 Illinois community college districts working with businesses and local communities to create new employment opportunities and healthy communities. She served as implementation liaison for the College’s American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), and created a “Greening the Curriculum” course for faculty. She also served on the Meeting of the Rivers Foundation Board for the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, IL.
Ms. Scott is a LEED Green Associate and has a degree in biology and environmental studies from Swarthmore College. She serves as the alumni representative on the Swarthmore College Sustainability Committee.