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Liaison Austin Eriksson
Submission Date Feb. 29, 2016
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California State University, Northridge
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Austin Eriksson
Sustainability Program Manager
FPDC
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:

CSUN established the Green Core team in 2008 at the inception of the Institute for Sustainability. It is comprised of faculty, administrators, staff and students to form a cross-divisional working group, which meets monthly and participates in the operations of the Institute. In 2014 the Green Core group developed 10 working groups to specifically target all sections of the Sustainability plan.


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 Green Core's purpose is to inspire, lead, and collaborate on projects to green the CSUN campus.


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

Administration
Helen Cox, Faculty; Director
Diane Stephens, Associate Vice President; Administration section author
Deborah Wallace, Associate Vice President
Frank Stranzl, AD of Employee Develoment and Commmunication
Zack Hillbruner, Director, User Support Services
Deborah Flugum, Manager
Jorge Martin, Director if Communications
David Crandall, AS General Manager

Dinning Services
Erica Wohldmann, Faculty; former chair, Garden WG
Tiffany Zaich, AS President
Julie Ellis Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science
Betsy Corrigan, Associate Director, Campus Dining
Keren Dali, TUC Manager
Brendan Tinoco, TUC Chef
Karina Ward, TUC Sustainability and Special Projects Coordinator

Education
Kristy Michaud, Faculty; sust curriculum coordinator
Cyndi Signett, AS Coordinator, SOP supervisor
Christina Mayberry, Science and Engineering Librarian
Debi Cours, Faculty; Director
Mechelle Best, Faculty
Hedy Carpenter, Director, Graduate Studies
Mario Giraldo, Faculty; Garden/compost coordinator
Sarah Johnson, IS Coordinator
David Crandall, AS General Manager

Energy and Buildings
Bill Sullivan, PPM Manager, Energy and Utilities
Adam Saurin, PPM Analyst, Energy and Utilities
Ken Rosenthal, Assoc. VP, Facilities Development & Operations
Chet Galland, PPM Director, Engineering Services
Jason Wang, PPM Senior Director
Tim Killops, TUC Associate Director, Facilities and Operations
John McGuire, TUC
Vinny Mele, USU Facilities Manager
Seda Harutyunyan, USU Coordinator, Facilities Projects & Services
Rolando Valiente, Recycling Operations Supervisor
Rodica Kohn, Faculty

Environmental Quality
Cameron Christensen, PPM Director, Facility Services
Yann Schrodi, Faculty; Environmental Quality section author
Tony Pepe, PPM EH&S Assistant Director
Travis Thomas, PPM Receiving Materials Manager
Jim Logsdon, PPM Grounds and Events Manager

Organics
Mario Giraldo, Faculty; Garden/compost coordinator
Liberty Freeman, Student Housing Student Life
Jason Wang, PPM Senior Director
Jim Logsdon, PPM Grounds and Events Manager
Tim Trevan, Student Housing Director
Betsy Corrigan, TUC Associate Director, Campus Dining
Keren Dali, TUC Manager
Brendan Tinoco, TUC Chef
Karina Ward, TUC Sustainability and Special Projects Coordinator
Seda Harutyunyan, USU Coordinator, Facilities Projects & Services

Purchasing and Consumption
Debi Cours, Faculty; Director
Sarah Johnson, Administrative Coordinator; Purchasing section author
Jean Porter, Academic Resources and Planning Resource Analyst
Deborah Wallace, Financial Services Associate Vice President
Zack Hillbruner, IT Director, User Support Services
Deborah Flugum, Purchasing Manager
Mary Hanson, Associate Director, Logistical Services
Diane Hartjen, AS Accountant
Keren Dali, TUC Manager
Brendan Tinoco, TUC Chef

Transportation
Ken Premo, AS Manager, Support Services; Co-chair Transport WG
Larry Isrow, Parking and Transport Services Manager; Co-Chair, Transport WG
Ron Norton, EH&S Director
Bill Fairchild, FPDC Capital Program Manager
Astrid Logan, Police and Parking Services Coordinator, Commuter/Transportation Services
Mintesnot Woldeamanuel, Faculty; Transport WG researcher
Zeynep Toker, Faculty; Former Chair, Transport WG; Transport section author

Waste and Materials Management
Austin Eriksson, FPDC Sustainability Manager
Cyndi Signett, AS Coordinator, SOP supervisor
Loraine Lundquist, Faculty; campus waste report analysis
Travis Thomas, PPM Materials Manager
Chet Galland, PPM Director, Engineering Services
Darryl Johnson, PPM Administrative Assistant, Logistical Services
Jason Wang, PPM Senior Director
Tim Killops, TUC Associate Director, Facilities and Operations
Karina Ward, TUC Sustainability and Special Projects Coordinator
John McGuire, TUC
Seda Harutyunyan, Coordinator, Facilities Projects & Services
Tony Pepe, EH&S Assistant Director

Water
Mechelle Best, Faculty
David Crandall, AS General Manager
Bill Sullivan, PPM Manager, Energy and Utilities
Chet Galland, PPM Director, Engineering Services
Jason Wang, PPM Senior Director
Jim Logsdon, PPM Grounds and Events Manager
Tim Killops, TUC Associate Director, Facilities and Operations
John McGuire, TUC
Seda Harutyunyan, USU Coordinator, Facilities Projects & Services
Vinny Mele, USU Facilite Manager
Emily Jensen, Student Housing
Mark Gardener, Student Housing
Adam Saurin, PPM Analyst, Energy and Utilities


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
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 mission of the Institute is to promote, facilitate, and develop educational, research, and university and community programs related to sustainability. The Institute serves as an umbrella organization across all the colleges of the university on issues related to sustainability and is committed to serving our campus community by increasing interdisciplinary and cross-functional communication, and supporting and aiding in the development and application of sustainability practices within the university and community.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
3

The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Austin Eriksson, Sustainability Program Manager - Helen Cox, Director of the Institute for Sustainability

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

Austin Eriksson, Sustainability Program Manager

Helen Cox, Director of the Institute for Sustainability


The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:

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