Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 39.53
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date July 27, 2018
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California State University, Dominguez Hills
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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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:

CSU Dominguez Hills is on the cutting edge of sustainability efforts by an urban campus, and is actively providing leadership in engaging faculty, students and staff in on-campus sustainability efforts. We are looking at ways to increase partnerships and funding to support the educational, research, and public service missions of the university as they relate to sustainability.


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

Staff, faculty, and students are all encouraged to attend and participate as committee members. There are currently 40+ members from all areas of campus.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability is managed by a full-time sustainability coordinator, and is part of Facilities Services. There are also 9 part-time student interns working for the Office of Sustainability, 8 of whom are paid through a combination of campus and outside grant funds.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Ellie Perry, Sustainability Coordinator

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)?:
Yes

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

Sustainability efforts are spearheaded by the full-time Sustainability Coordinator with stakeholder support from the campus-wide Sustainability Committee.

The Office of Sustainability recently earned a statewide best practice award for Data Driven Communications outreach at the 2018 California Higher Ed Sustainability Conference. Other accomplishments are listed in the Office of Sustainability's annual report.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Sustainability Coordinator/Assistant Energy Analyst

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