Our Team

Justin Heavey

Extension Support Specialist

Justin Heavey has over a decade of experience in higher education supporting a wide range of funded and institutional projects in the fields of research, energy, sustainability, and green building.  In his previous role at SUNY ESF, Justin was a driving force in reducing the college’s overall carbon footprint by 25% and becoming a Top 10 performer nationwide in sustainability For five years Justin was a member of the extension team of the USDA funded NEWBio Project catalyzing the development of bioenergy supply chains in collaboration numerous university, industry, NGO, government and community partners. Justin holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies and M.S. in Forest Resource Management from SUNY-ESF.

“GLASE is an impactful, far reaching and exciting project to be a part of at the intersection of agriculture, energy, sustainability and technology. I’m passionate about supporting the great work being done across this platform and assisting all the great people collaborating to improve controlled environment agriculture through GLASE.”