City of Mercer Island, Washington - Home City of Mercer Island, Washington - Home Facebook Twitter YouTube
advanced search | site map
HOME City Council DEPARTMENTS BOARDS & COMMISSIONS CONTACT US
Back
LINE
*
Notify me by Email
Ross Freeman
Sustainability & Communications Manager

Ross Freeman
Ross Freeman is a Seattle native who has worked for the City since 2013 when he became its first-ever Sustainability and Communications Manager, charged with the dual tasks of designing and implementing measures to reduce environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emissions community-wide, and also with leading the City’s outreach, media communications, and public engagement efforts

His recent prior employment includes five years launching and running an award-winning company-wide sustainability program at Steven Pass Mountain Resort, and six years as staff scientist, policy analyst, and outreach specialist with the Northwest office of American Rivers, a national conservation organization where he focused on ecosystem protection, rebuilding salmon populations, and administering habitat restoration grants.

In 2012, Ross was named to Seattle Business Magazine’s "Green 50" list in recognition of his professional sustainability achievements. In his spare time, he’s likely to be rafting, skiing, or climbing somewhere in the wilds of the PNW.



Education
Bachelor of Arts, Geology and Environmental Studies, Colorado College
Master of Science, Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Certifications
LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council (2009)
NIMS (National Incident Management System) ICS Courses: 100, 200, 300, 400, 800, 907
Management and Leadership Training Graduate (100hr course), New Foundations Consulting (2012)
Wilderness First Responder & CPR

 
Address & Contact Information
Mercer Island City Hall
9611 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Phone: (206) 275-7662
E-mail address: 
 

City of Mercer Island Washington | All Rights Reserved © 2017| Privacy Policy | printer friendly version Printer friendly version | Site by ProjectA.com