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Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date Nov. 22, 2011
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Bowdoin College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Spencer Eusden
Sustainable Bowdoin Assistant
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

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

1.) The Climate Plan Implementation Committee is responsible for identifying, funding, and tracking greenhouse gas-reducing initiatives, reporting annually on the College’s greenhouse gas emissions, and updating the Carbon Neutrality Implementation Plan every two years. 2.) The Faculty Working Group on Sustainability - comprised of faculty, staff and students - is charged with producing a set of specific proposals that help align the work and lives of Bowdoin faculty, staff, and students with the goals of the Climate Action Plan and Environmental Mission Statement.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

"Faculty Working Group on Sustainability

* Barry Mills, President
* Philip Camill, Chair, Program Director and Rusack Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology
* Ben Farrell, Associate Director of Residential Education
* Eileen Johnson, Program Manager, Environmental Studies Department
* S. Catherine Longley, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration & Treasurer
* Sarah Paul, Career Advisor, Career Planning
* Paul E. Schaffner, Associate Professor of Psychology
* Sheela Turbek, Class of 2013
* Susan E. Wegner, Associate Professor of Art History
* Cameron Weller, Class of 2011

Climate Action Plan Implementation Committee

* S. Catherine Longley, Chair, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration & Treasurer
* Donald Borkowski, Director of Capital Projects
* Keisha Payson, Sustainability Coordinator
* Theodore Stam, Director of Facilities Operations and Maintenance
* Del Wilson, Director of Finance and Campus Services
"


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:

Bowdoin's Sustainability office houses the Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin and the student Eco-rep program. It has an office and work space for coordinating many of sustainability related events and programs on campus.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
22

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Keisha Payson

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Coordinator for Sustainable Bowdoin

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin, a full time position, runs the student and office Eco-rep programs in addition to working with the students, faculty, staff, and other members of the community to improve Bowdoin's environmental performance.


The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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