Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 33.15
Liaison Mark Kirkpatrick
Submission Date July 23, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Loyalist College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Becky MacWhirter
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

The purpose of the Committee is to advise on and endorse policies, practices and initiatives that enhance the College’s environmental, social and economic performance. Over the past three years, the Committee has developed an institution-wide Sustainability Policy, spearheaded the development of the Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plan, reviewed corporate practices, and endorsed and helped organize a number of sustainability events.

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:

Loyalist’s cross-College Sustainability Steering Committee develops, implements, and promotes awareness of sustainability initiatives on campus. Comprised of Loyalist academics, administrators, staff and students, the committee is committed to supporting policies and practices which will empower Loyalist to adhere to the stewardship of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainability.

The objective of the committee is to ensure that Loyalist upholds its agreement as a signatory of the Pan-Canadian Protocol for Sustainability. The team meets regularly to discuss new opportunities to expand Loyalist’s sustainability efforts on campus and within the community.

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

• Maureen Piercy, President of Loyalist College (Co-chair)
• Mark Kirkpatrick, Director, IT and Facilities Services (Co-chair)
• Audrey Mitchell, Manager, Procurement Services
• Chris Carson, Manager, Student Residences
• Chuck Barsony, Professor, Architecture and Office Automation
• Dianne Spencer, Executive Director, College Advancement
• Andree Mathurin-Scott, Food Service Director, Aramark
• Emily Edwardson, Student Government (Student Representative)
• Gina Brennan, Professor, General Arts & Pre-Health
• Joe Callahan (retired professor)
• Jonathan Lake, Professor, School of Business
• Kerry Lorimer, Director, Marketing & Communications
• Stephen Medd, Database Administrator, IT
• Elaine Wilkinson, Executive Assistant, Office of the President
• Becky MacWhirter, Sustainability Coordinator

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:

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:
Becky MacWhirter, Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

Responsible for measuring sustainability performance across a range of indicators, facilitating the development of an institute-wide sustainability plan and working collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff, students and community partners to increase awareness of, and engagement in, sustainability initiatives.

The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.