Originally from Illinois, Jared moved out to Seattle five years ago after living in New York City for a dozen years. Jared and Whitney are both passionate about climate and other social issues. Jared is also a member of 350 Seattle and Plant for the Planet. Over the past few years, Jared has been focusing on working with Plant for the Planet and the Seattle City Council on putting climate change “warming” labels on gas nozzles here in Seattle.  Jared lives with his wife Whitney and 3-year old daughter Mona in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle.