John Dezember

John developed a love and respect for nature early in life through frequent outdoor excursions as a member of the Boy Scouts in Kentucky and Tennessee. He earned a degree in information technology while living in Knoxville, Tenn., and worked as a systems integrator for a document imaging company while honing his web development skills.

John went on to work in higher education as a web developer where he also gained experience in social media, video production, and live streaming. He recently relocated to Virginia where he is the Director of Strategic Communications at Southwest Virginia Community College.

John’s interests include working with electronics, home gardening, solar and using those interests to build a sustainable lifestyle.