Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Loyola Marymount University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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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:

In March of 2007 President Lawton created the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Committee (E2SC), with the charge of identifying how LMU as a university could ideally care for our planet in our actions, while balancing real world complexities such as fiscal constraints and competing values. The committee comprises students, faculty and staff and meets regularly to discuss campus programs, events and initiatives related to sustainability.

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

Ian McKeown, Chair
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management

Dr. Brian Treanor
Professor of Philosophy

Clarence E. Griffin
Director of Community & Government Relations

Dr. Richard Plumb
Dean, College of Science and Engineering

Dr. John Dorsey
Professor of Natural Science

Michael Wong
Associate Vice President
Administration Services

Michael G. Lotito, P.E.
Director of Plant Operations
Facilities Management

Dr. Jeremy Pal
Professor of Civil Engineering

April Sandifer
Program Coordinator
Center for Urban Resilience and Ecological Solutions (CURES)

Dr. Ivan Montiel
Assistant Professor

LMU College of Business Administration
Diane Meyer
Professor of Photography

Mara Luevano
ASLMU, Director of Environmental Responsibility

Bree Aguinaldo
Sustainability Project Coordinator
Facilities Management

Jason Adams
General Manager,
LMU Dining Services

Carolyn French
Recreation Specialist
Campus Recreation

Bryce Davis
Sustainability Education Coordinator
Facilities Management

Yoni Carnice
LIONS Garden Coordinator
Facilities Management

Nathaniel ‘Nan’ Miller
Director of Resident Services
Student Housing Office

Karina Johnston
Restoration Ecologist
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission

Tom Ford
Director of Marine Programs
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission

Mario Inga
Director of Parking and Transportation
Administrative Services

Genna Bloombecker
Co-President of ECO Students

Christopher Zavala
President of LMU USGBC Students

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:

Green LMU is administered by LMU Facilities Management. One of its goals is making sure the campus is efficient and innovative with energy usage, water, transportation, waste, and building structures. Green LMU also works with many different departments on campus to collaborate with sustainability events and projects, such as the annual Earth Day Fair, farmers’ markets, or a dorm hall trash audit. Some of the current projects Green LMU supervises are the E2SC committee, Sustainability Week, and the LIONS Garden. Green LMU has one full-time staff director, a Sustainability Research Employee , and 19 work-study students. Additionally, there are many volunteers and clubs that collaborate. The recycling center on campus employees an additional group of over siix student workers.

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

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Ian McKeown

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)?:

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

the office of sustainability has implemented a "Green Office Program" which is designed to identify and recognize offices on campus that have implemented sustainable office programs which support daily operations and maintenance.

Coordinated many sustainability events, movie, and educational seminars.

Conducted research and presented with other sustainability organizations

established a university bike program

helped conduct recycle contests (recycle-mania)

conducted earth day events

conducted energy awarness events

conducted energy contests in dorms (campus conservation nationals)

updated accounting information for STARS and GHG reporting

provided campus tours

guest lectured in class

researching new alternative energy solutions

held large networking events

helped shape curriculum

helped shape university operations

developed student research programs

conducted research

maintained and improved campus garden

there are countless other accomplishments from both the committee, the office, and the sustainability officers

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