Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Andrew DeMelia
Asst. Vice President of Facilities
Facilities
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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 Sustainability Committee serves as the central nervous system to Bryant's sustainability program. It serves as a platform to empower ideas that surface in various departments/divisions and on the committee level to form sustainability initiatives, goals, and behavior change. Member responsibilities include representing respective department/division and serving as ambassadors for Sustainability at Bryant in helping communicate and implement sustainability events, campaigns, and goals of the University. In addition, members should be acquainted with Bryant's Sustainability Plan, Implementation Tracking System, Energy Guidelines, Capital Investments in Sustainability, and Bryant's STARS Report. Members are encouraged to propose agenda items, circulate relevant campus and community sustainability news and advise on Student Sustainability Ambassador projects.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Co-Chairs:
• Dr. Gaytha Langlois, Academic Affairs
• John Ruppert, Deputy Athletic Director

Members:
Katrina Alicea, Student Affairs
Jeanne Ambler, Human Resources
Nicole Belton, Sodexo
Stefanie Boyer, Ph.D., Academics
Jessica Cantone, Alumni Services
Ariel Davey, Student Affairs
Andrew DeMelia, Facilities
Maria Hendrickson, Student Affairs
Jennifer Horan, Ph.D., Academics
Maeve Kiley, Student
Emma Lacey, Student
Kiersten Laramee, Student
Lorainne Letellier, Auxiliary Services
Jim Lucia, Facilities
Ryan Marnane, Ph.D., Academics
Lisa Morris, Fisher Center
Geoffrey Poirier, Facilities
Marjorie Robidoux, Admission
Nicholas Schleicher, Athletics
Leon Schmid, Student
Elin Svard, Student


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

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Dr. Gaytha Langlois

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

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

In the past three years, the Facilities Operations team has facilitated and helped to support:
- Recyclemania
- Student Sustainability Leadership group
- Sustainability Committee
- Green Office Clean-out, supply exchange, confidential paper shredding
- Enhancing recycling practices in the university through new signage and bins throughout campus
- Worked with faculty to integrate sustainability into the curriculum
- Working to create a culture of sustainability throughout campus
- Data collection and distribution of recycle and trash monthly amounts


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Professor of Environmental Sciences

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job description for the sustainability officer position:

As the Sustainability Officer for Bryant University, Dr. Langlois oversees the the sustainability committee and teaches many of the courses that encompass the program in the Science Dept.


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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability coordination is available:
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