Jon Lesher is a principal environmental planner for the Montgomery County Planning Commission. Jon’s duties include writing and reviewing ordinances, reviewing sewage and land use proposals, conducting planning related studies, and public outreach efforts. Jon is a project manager for the County’s municipal sustainability efforts, wrote the Renewable Energy Series and leads the County Planning Commission’s renewable energy efforts. Jon is also involved in the early stage development of a County solar project and other County-wide sustainability initiatives. Before joining Montgomery County Jon has related experience working for the Brandywine Conservancy and in stormwater management. Jon earned his undergraduate degree from Ursinus College and a Master’s in Regional and Community Planning from Temple University.