BUFFALO, N.Y.-- Aaron Bartley is a representative on the WNY Regional Council.
Aaron Bartley is the co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo), which mobilizes residents to envision and
implement sustainable development projects that improve housing conditions and living wage job opportunities in Buffalo. PUSH's Green Development Zone combines cutting-edge green construction practices, green jobs training and community organizing around high-impact sustainable economy initiatives.
PUSH has advocated successfully for two state-level community development initiatives over the last two years: the Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative and Green Jobs/Green NY, which expands access to residential weatherization and is projected to create
25,000 green jobs over the next five years.
Aaron grew up in Buffalo and attended Buffalo Public Schools. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School.