John Cattles

Sustainable Operations Director

Gunnison County

John Cattles works for Gunnison County as the Sustainable Operations Director.
He has overseen the conversion of the County fleet to CNG, managed the
construction of a new Courthouse which has achieved exceptional efficiency in
part due to utilization of ground source heat pumps. John has increased the
efficiency of other existing facilities, in one case cutting energy use to less than
half. He has previously worked as an architectural designer and general
contractor and has built zero energy homes in the high Rockies. John is a creative
thinker and collaborative leader who is able to manage complex projects
through solid management and inspiring team leadership. He holds a B.A. in
Environmental Design in Architecture and an MPA with an emphasis in Local Government.

John Cattles

Sustainable Operations Director

Gunnison County

John Cattles works for Gunnison County as the Sustainable Operations Director.
He has overseen the conversion of the County fleet to CNG, managed the
construction of a new Courthouse which has achieved exceptional efficiency in
part due to utilization of ground source heat pumps. John has increased the
efficiency of other existing facilities, in one case cutting energy use to less than
half. He has previously worked as an architectural designer and general
contractor and has built zero energy homes in the high Rockies. John is a creative
thinker and collaborative leader who is able to manage complex projects
through solid management and inspiring team leadership. He holds a B.A. in
Environmental Design in Architecture and an MPA with an emphasis in Local Government.