Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.97
Liaison Kristy Howell
Submission Date July 28, 2017
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Johnson County Community College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kristy Wittman Howell
Sustainability Education and Engagement Coordinator
Center for 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:

JCCC shall lead through example in integrating sustainability into its curriculum and daily operations, transforming the physical campus into a living, learning laboratory. Being an environmentally, socially, and economically responsible institution shall benefit the college in terms of enhanced educational opportunities for our students, cost savings, and recognition as a regional leader.


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

Student Sustainability Committee memberships shifts every semester. The following groups are represented:

Student Senators (2)
Honors
Sustainable Agriculture
Student Environmental Alliance
Interior Design
At Large Members (5)

Faculty Advisers
Dan Eberle – Energy Performance & Resource Management, HVAC
Eric Elisabeth – Chemistry
Steven Giambrone – Biology
Stu Shafer – Horticulture, Sociology
Deborah Williams – Environmental Science, Sustainability, Bioethics


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:

We have a Center for Sustainability staffed by an Executive Director and three Sustainability Coordinators who specialize in student engagement and curriculum, recycling and waste management, and energy and infrastructure.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
5

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Jay Antle, Executive Director

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

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