Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.22
Liaison David Petree
Submission Date Dec. 8, 2015
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Guilford College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Bronwyn Tucker
Sustainability Coordinator
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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?:

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:
Some of our substantive accomplishments include earning first place in NC for the 2014 and 2015 years in the Recyclemania tournament, composting an average of 30,000 pounds of compost each of the past three years, supplying a substantial amount of food to our campus cafeteria from our on-campus farm, offering a CSA program through our farm, and introducing new academic courses related to our office and the farm during the 2015-2016 year.

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 Club works with other groups on campus to improve general sustainability and environmental impact of the Guilford College community. Their main goal is to work with the Guilford College Office of Sustainability to carry out their goals of sustainability for the college and increase communication with the students and campus administration. On the topic of environmental stewardship, they are also be an avenue for communication between: Resident Education, Faculty, Facility Staff, the Curriculum Board, Meriwether Godsey, the Environmental Studies department, other student organizations as well as the three afore mentioned groups."

Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):
President: Isadora Raizen
Vice-President: Leah Whetten-Goldstein
Treasurer: Kate Jenkins-Sullivan
Secretary: Nicole Zelniker
Student Advisors: Hannah Brewer-Jensen, Eva Cosgrove
Advisor Name: Bronwyn Tucker

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?:

A brief description of each sustainability office:
Our Office of Sustainability is comprised of a Director, Coordinator, and a Farm Manager. The three work together to help educate the campus about sustainability initiatives already happening, conduct outreach to gain involvement from students, faculty, and staff, and expand the interconnectedness of the campus and the farm within the curriculum.

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

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
David Petree, Director of Environmental Sustainability; Bronwyn Tucker, Sustainability Coordinator; Nick Mangili, Farm Manager

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:
The staff positions charged with overseeing the efforts of the Guilford community to reduce its environmental impact, including the President’s Climate Commitment and managing the Guilford College Farm.

The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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