Jack has been and educator and practitioner in sustainability as a classroom teacher in many institutions, A.P. environmental science workshop consultant for the College Board, and sustainability staff at Utah State University. He has many years of experience both as a field biologist for the U.S. Forest Service and in chemical industry with Dow Chemical and Thiokol Aerospace. Jack is an avid outdoors person as a naturalist and recreationist.
Further, Jack is a political activist as he feels strongly it is necessary for a healthy democracy to have a well informed and active citizenry. Jack is currently involved in many projects related to environmental education and climate change. He is a trained presenter for Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth” slide show, along with the National Park Service “Climate Friendly Parks” program, and the National Audubon Societies’ “Global Warming” program. He has assisted with launching the Utah Green Schools program and Utah No Child Left Inside initiative.