John WickenhaeuserDirector of Technology & Sustainability, AP Environmental Science
John is a transplant from the private sector where he worked as the VP of a company specializing in rescue and safety equipment sales and training. In a search of a career change that matched his passion for teaching and the environment, John returned to OVS, where his father, Otis Wickenhaeuser, taught in the 1950s and in the 1970s. John became the Director of Technology in 2010 and added a new role as the Director of Sustainability in 2015. He also teaches AP Environmental Science, coaches baseball, and assists with the Ropes Course. John’s son, James, and daughter, Claire, both graduated from the Upper Campus.