Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.59
Liaison Chris Adam
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Dawson College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Chris Adam
Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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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 is appointed by various deans and managers in each sector of the College and makes recommendations to the director of the Sustainability Office. The director of the sustainability office is responsible to the Director General (president) of the College.


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

Chris Adam - director (coordinator) of the Sustainability Office
Ian MacKenzie - Faculty, English department
Jenn de Vera - Project Development, Sustainability Office
Anna-Liisa Aunio - Faculty/researcher, Social Science
Gisela Frias - Faculty, Geography & North South profile
Tim Miller - Physiotherapy
Doug Smyth - Physical Education, teacher's union representative
Student Union Rep. - sustainability representative
Julia Lijeron - Office of Academic Development
Azra Khan - Professional Development, Human Resources
Diana Rice - Coordinator, Dawson Peace Center
Tiawenti:non Canadian - coordinator, First People's Center
Veronique Paris - Manager, Facilities Management
Richard Dugas - Technician, Facilities Management
Geoff Kloos - Coordinator, First Year Student Office, Student Services
Katherine Mcwhaw - Coordinator, Quality Assurance & Planning Office


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 Sustainability Office has 3 full-times employees that implement the College five-year sustainability plan which, in turn, meets strategic plan objectives. The office reports annually to the Board of Governors of Dawson.


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

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Chris Adam - Manager

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:

The Office manages the benchmarking and implementation of the AASHE STARS indicators and develops special projects that integrate the UN SDGs, Sustainable Happiness programs and Living Schools attributes. The Sustainability Office is supported by the Quality Assurance & Planning Office, as explicitly mentioned on their web platform: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/qapo/about-us/


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Coordinator - Sustainability Office

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Information Technician

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
Information Technician

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