- Director of Sustainability and Impact for Earthjustice
Jasmin is the Director of Sustainability and Impact for Earthjustice, a non-profit public interest law organization dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth, and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. As the first person to hold this position in the organization’s history, Jasmin is creating a Sustainable Operations plan for over 500 employees, across 15 locations to achieve carbon neutral operations and enhance restorative practices. She has more than 15 years of experience in local government, strategic planning, policy development, coalition building, and integrating sustainability and equity into decision-making.
Before joining Earthjustice, Jasmin spent the last decade serving three local governments in Kansas where she was the sustainability leader and resource to over 4,500 employees and more than 700,000 residents.
Jasmin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, holds a Master of Science Degree in Community & Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas.
Jasmin lives in Kansas City, MO with her partner and two elementary-age children. Her favorite season is spring, whose arrival is official when the daffodils bloom in her front yard. Reading brings her joy. Two favorites on her bookshelf include Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer and Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown.