Councilmember Joe Schultz was born and raised in Detroit. He and his wife, Sandy, have lived in University Park since 2011. Since 2010 he’s been the director of communications for the International Council on Clean Transportation, headquartered in D.C. At previous points in his career he worked for an international development organization, a scholarly society, a software company, a municipal league, and a civil rights organization, among other places. He holds a graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan, and served on the Planning Commission and the Historic District Commission for the city of Ypsilanti, Michigan, before moving to Maryland. He does not coach soccer.