Jessi Flynn is a 2015 graduate of the Master of Landscape Architecture program at the BAC. As a BAC student, Jessi received the 2014 Boston Society for Landscape Architects Scholarship, served as a student ambassador, was a teaching assistant for two classes, and served as officer for Student American Society for Landscape Architects (SASLA). Her master's thesis, Water/Cycle, involved a combination of urban stormwater green infrastructure and protected bicycle lanes. The project is now being considered for pilot project funding.
Jessi currently works as a landscape design consultant. She has worked on residential design, ecological design/ build, and urban multi-modal design projects with firms such as Timothy Lee Landscape Design, Land Escapes, and Toole Design Group. She is a Massachusetts certified arborist and Massachusetts certified horticulturalist. She also volunteers for the Boston Cyclist Union, helping get community support for multi-modal infrastructure by creating drawings and renderings of proposed projects.
Jessi has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Environmental Studies from Ohio Wesleyan University. She served in the Peace Corps in Panama as an agro-forestry extension agent and regional leader; as the Conservation Program Officer for Earthwatch Institute, coordinating research centers in Belize, Brazil, Australia, Kenya, and the United States; as a Regional Recruiter for the Peace Corps; and as an urban Forester for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.