GreenHomeNYC founder Bomee Jung currently serves as the Senior Program Director for Green Communities in the New York office of Enterprise Community Partners, a leading national affordable housing organization. In this role, she manages the design, delivery and assessment of Enterprise’s initiatives to improve the energy and environmental performance of affordable housing in New York. These initiatives include expanding the availability of financial and technical resources, promoting a policy and regulatory environment that encourages green building, and strengthening the capacity for sustainable construction, management and operation in the affordable housing community. She also jointly oversees the $18,000,000 LISC/Enterprise multifamily weatherization program, which will service more than 2000 units by September 2011.
Before turning her attention to urban sustainability, Bomee spent several years developing data-driven, Internet-based applications, and as a result has a particular interest in building energy metrics and data analysis.
In addition to her involvement in GreenHomeNYC, she serves on the board of directors of Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), the only citywide community development corporation serving New York City’s more than 800,000 Asian American residents. In fall 2011, she will be teaching in the Capstone Program of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Bomee holds a Master in City Planning degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and Japanese from the University of Georgia.