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Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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Austin Peay State University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Laura Prange
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental, Health and Safety
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The Sustainable Campus Fee Committee is charged with allocating the fee that students pay each semester to sustainability projects on campus.
The Sustainability Planning Task Force is charged with bench-marking sustainability accomplishments and producing a document that plans for the future.
The Staff Senate subcommittee on sustainability was formed in spring 2017 and in fall 2017 will explore an approach to promoting sustainability among staff.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Sustainable Campus Fee Committee - Chair, Carl Gerhold; Coordinator, Laura Prange, membership, unknown until August 2017
Sustainability Planning Task Force - Chair, Tom Hutchins; Coordinator, Laura Prange;
Subcommittee Chairs: Institutional Characteristics, Melissa Hunter; Academics, Tucker Brown; Air & Transportation, Carl Gerhold and Michael Kasitz; Buidling & Construction, Marc Brunner; Engagement, Alexandra Wills; Food & Dining, Cecil Wilson; Grounds, Wes Powell; Hazardous waste, solid waste and recycling, Carl Gerhold; IT Energy, Judy Molnar; Planning & Administration, David Davenport, Laura Prange; Procurement, Judy Blain; Public Relations, Education & Awareness, Kat Bailey; Water, Carl Gerhold and Wes Powell; Wellbeing & Work, Mike Hamlet


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
0

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
NA

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
No

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The only institution-wide sustainability body for the past three years has been the Sustainable Campus Fee Committee. This body is not charged with coordinating campus-wide sustainability.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Since January 2016 there has been a part-time temporary Sustainability Coordinator

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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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