Josh Lasky

Head of Sponsorship

Josh currently leads strategy and sales for sponsorship at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) with a focus on events at local, regional, and international scale. In this role, Josh is committed to presenting USGBC's sponsor companies as authentic partners in advancing the green building movement.

Prior to joining USGBC, Josh 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). Within that capacity, Josh developed sustainability-focused community education programs and served as UDC’s first instructor of Urban Sustainability. Prior to his appointment in CAUSES, Josh served as UDC’s first Sustainability Manager and worked to create the university-wide sustainability initiative. Before joining UDC, Josh worked as a green building and sustainability strategy consultant for the Cadmus Group and supported DC’s first neighborhood sustainability indicators project while serving in the District of Columbia Office of Planning. While earning his master’s in public administration at The George Washington University (GWU), Josh helped form the GWU Office of Sustainability, serving as its first staff member. Josh is a member of the board of directors for the Greater Washington Urban League as well as Climate Ride, two organizations that allow him to promote healthy, sustainable, resilient communities for all. Josh is also a LEED Accredited Professional.

As an amateur ultra-endurance athlete, Josh enjoys going the distance on his bike (with nearly 6,000 miles of multi-day touring completed) and on foot (having completed ultramarathons at the 50K, 50-mile, and 100-mile distances).