Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.50
Liaison Katy Everett
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Eureka College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Katy Everett
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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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 role of the sustainability committee is to oversee the College's sustainability efforts and advance the College to be more sustainable.


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

The members of the sustainability committee (as of 10/13/2017) are as follows, with their roles in the College or within the community following in parentheses:

-Chair: Katy Everett, PhD keverett@eureka.edu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

-Vice-Chair: Melody Mounts
Director of HR and Interim Director of Facilities

-Secretary: Kaitlyn Hild

-Senator/Chair of Sustainable Allocations Subcommittee: Luke Brodahl lbrodahl15@eureka.edu (Junior EVS Major)

-SAGE Representative/Chair of Sustainable Programming Subcommittee: Kaitlyn Hild khild16@eureka.edu (Sophomore EVS Major)

-Residential Advisor: Emma Tatro (Jr. Education Major)

-Chief Financial Officer: Craig Maynard

-Director of the Physical Plant/Chair of Sustainable Properties Subcommittee: Daryle Ege dege@eureka.edu

-Sodexo Representative: Deanna Davidson ddavidson@eureka.edu (Chair of Sustainable Dining Practices)


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

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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:

A class conducted the college's first Greenhouse Gas Report (Fiscal Year 2015)

An EVS capstone student created by-laws for the Sustainability Committee and made it a more formalized committee on campus.

The Green Revolving Fund has been endowed and there are efforts to make it a more concrete form of sustainable project funding for the campus.
A class complied all data for STARS reporting tool and have allowed an intern to enter all the data into the database.

In 2017, 5 capstone students created 5 year management plans for our rain water wetland and prairie plot restoration area on campus.

The role of the sustainability committee is to oversee the College's sustainability efforts and advance the College to be more sustainable.


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