David Ochsner


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David Ochsner is a director of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin (www.utexas.edu) and a member of the Joslyn Institute’s board of directors. A proud native Nebraskan, he has written numerous articles about environmental issues and is a longtime advocate for sustainable communities.


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