Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.18
Liaison Miguel Martin
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Bernardino
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Miguel Martin
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:

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

The Sustainability Committee ensures campus-wide engagement and participation in sustainability commitments and the Resilient CSUSB Plan. The Committee facilitates implementation of the Plan, other sustainability commitments, and monitors their progress. It also establishes and gives oversight to Working Groups charged with specific actions that support Resilient CSUSB goals.

Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Name Role Affiliation
Jennifer Alford Committee Member Faculty
Steven Childs Committee Member Faculty
Miguel Martin Committee Chair Chair
Jennifer Sorenson -AVP Facilities Committee Member Staff
Dorothy Chen -Faculty Cochair Committee Co-Chair Co-Chair
ASI Representative Committee Member Student Representative
Breanna Putman Committee Member Faculty
Breena Coates-JB Committee Member Faculty
Diane Podolske- Com Eng Committee Member Staff
Gerard Au- ITO Committee Member Staff
Ginny Stewart-Hatter-Events Committee Member Staff
Jeremy Dodsworth Committee Member Faculty
Thomas McGovern Committee Member Faculty
Becky G Sumbera Committee Member Faculty
John Griffin-UEC Committee Member Staff
Lorena Segovia Committee Member Staff
Julia Ruiz- SMSU Committee Member Student Representative
Alexandria Thambi-ASI Committee Member Student Representative

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

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The CSUSB Sustainability office is housed in the Facilities Services department, staffed by one full-time manger, one full-time administrative support coordinator, and up to three student interns per the availability of the program per semester.

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

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Miguel Martin, Interim Energy and Sustainability Manager and Jodi Buckley, Administrative Support Coordinator

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

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

A dedicated position of Administrative Analyst/Specialist for Sustainability was initially created in May 2011. Over the past several years, the department expanded to include a Manager and an administrative support coordinator. The Department focuses on five main areas including: establishing public outreach forums with the campus and surrounding communities; developing more active partnerships with our neighbors; the assessment of university policy, practices, and performance in key sustainability measures; establishing a campus advisory committee, including student representation from a proposed standing position with the student government; and finally, preparing annual progress and status reports on the campus efforts to achieve the actions outlined in the Strategic plan and the Strategic Resilient plan.

In this time, a Web site and social media page were launched, a new student sustainability organization formed, student internship positions created, an annual community sustainability event established, standing quarterly interactive outreach events designed, a greenhouse gas emissions inventory, and a standard of sustainable practices to assist in moving the campus towards achieving all actions and goals outlined in the resilient plan.

In addition, the university assisted with the drafting and review of the City of San Bernardino's sustainability plan, and is now regularly working with a local air quality coalition. Since then, the City of San Bernardino adopted several sustainable practices, recognizes and honors a national Clean Air Day, and supports the campus with collaborative sustainable events and activities.

Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Energy and Sustainability Manager

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

Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Administrative Support Coordinator

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):

Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
Student Internship

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability coordination is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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