Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Sustainability Manager
Safety, Risk and Sustainability
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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 Advisory Committee began in 2013, with the goal of developing the sustainability master plan. At the completion of the plan, the committee has moved into implementation of the plan and meets quarterly to discuss sustainability activities, progress on goals and updates from the the Sustainability Working Groups- which are sub-groups to the larger advisory committee. Currently, a zero waste sub-group meets regularly.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Students: 4 (Environmental Stewards Association, ASI Representative and 2 others who assist with student engagement)
Staff: 26 (Representation from across the campus departments. Assist with engagement, education, providing ideas and connections across all areas of campus).
Faculty: 7 (Kinesiology, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Anthropology, Geography, Environmental Studies)


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

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The holistic sustainability program is part of Safety, Health and Sustainability. The oversite of the Sustainability Master Plan, student engagement, academics/curriculum, social justice collaboration and more come out of this department.

In addition, we partner heavily with Energy Management and Utility Services, who oversees the day to day regarding energy and waste management.


Full-time equivalent 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:
Juliana Goodlaw-Morris, Sustainability Manager / Stephanie Hebert- Recycling and Sustainability Coordinator

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:

The Sustainability program has received 3 Campus as a Living Lab grants, assisted in the campus winning a variety of awards. In addition, the recognition of the program across campus has been heightened with the collaborative nature sustainability provides- working across divisions and departments. Numerous events, workshops and activities have also taken place, such as a renewed Earth Day (week) celebration, Campus Sustainability month, coverage of sustainability in the campus newspaper and Office of Communications news, and overall the campus is striving to become more sustainable.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Sustainability Manager

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Recycling and Sustainability Coordinator

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