Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.54
Liaison Stephane Menand
Submission Date June 22, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Missouri University of Science and Technology
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stephane Menand
Assistant Director
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:

Missouri S&T is committed to leading and demonstrating sustainable practices in our educational mission. By balancing the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of sustainability in our daily operations, we provide a model to our students and society.
The Strategic Sustainability Planning Committee (SSPC) is made up of faculty, staff, and students who are dedicated to promoting and guiding sustainability efforts on the Missouri S&T campus.

The goal of the SSPC is to identify, promote, and develop concepts for the Missouri S&T campus and surrounding community, around the 3 tenants of sustainability, environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic feasibility.


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

Current members of the 2016-2017Strategic Sustainability Campus Committee - Chaired by Stephane Menand (Assistant Director Center for Sustainability)
Faculty
Joel Burken , Professor and -Chair Civil Engineering Department
Bonnie Bachman, Professor-Economics Department
Kate Drowne, Professor, English and Technical Department and Associate Dean for College of Arts, Science, and Business.
Melanie Mormile, Professor-Biological Sciences
Jeffrey Cawlfield, Vice Provost Undergraduate Studies
Bruce McMillin, Professor-Computer Science and Associate Dean for research and Relations in CEC

Administrators
Michelle Bresnahan , Director-Environmental Health & Safety
John Gallagher, Director-Student Life
Jim Murphy, Assistant Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs
Jim Packard, Director-Facilities Operations
Mark Potrafka, Director-Student Affairs
Angie Rolufs, Director-Center for Sustainability
Ted Ruth, Assistant Vice Chancellor-Design, Construction, and Facilities
Robert Douglas, Director University police
Daniel Uetrecht, Interim CIO

Staff
Stephane Menand, Assistant Director-Ceneter for Sustainability
Randy Davis, Assistant Director-Custodial & Landscape Services
Donna Kreisler, Environmental Health Technician-Environmental Health & Safety

Students
Thomas Yarbrough, graduate student - Center for Sustainability
Michael Berdeaux, EcoMiners president


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:

Missouri S&T's Center for Sustainability develops, leads and promotes campus sustainability initiatives. The center manages S&T's Solar Village and EcoVillage and the Microgrid as research and outreach assets for the university, providing an ideal setting for faculty and student research in sustainable design and technologies, and also behavioral studies.

It is a perfect setting for corporate and government partnerships to demonstrate, research, and test new energy and environmental technologies.

The Center for Sustainability also leads outreach activities through coordination of conferences and workshops, developing campus and community outreach programs, promoting relevant research activities, and engaging current and future corporate, government and community partners in center activities.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
3

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Angela Rolufs, Director of the Center for Sustainability, Stephane Menand, Assistant Director of the Cenmeter for Sustainability

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:

Missouri S&T has a Strategic Sustainability Committee. The Strategic Sustainability Planning Committee (SSPC) is made up of faculty, staff, and students who are dedicated to promoting and guiding sustainability efforts on the Missouri S&T campus.
The Committee has helped develop a successful Earth day event for 2017 and led to the a comprehensive Transportation Plan Study.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Director Ceneter for Sustainability

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job description for the sustainability officer position:

Plan, direct and manage the activities of the Center for Sustainability. Directly supervise full time employees in addition to graduate and undergraduate student employees. Set direction and goals for center, develop and implement strategic plan. Develop proposals and manage the formation of strategic partnerships and teaming arrangements between faculty members and with outside organizations in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative fuels, environmental sustainability, high performance green building, and environmental management systems. Seek internal and external funding to support green campus initiatives; the development of the S&T Solar Village and EcoVillage; and research related to energy, the environment, and a sustainable infrastructure.


Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Assistant Director Ceneer for Sustainability

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
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Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):

Develop and manage sustainable activities on campus in order to help create a culture of sustainability.
Manage Solar and Eco Village Outreach , research for faculty and industry, and housing for students.
Managing AASHE STARS reporting, recycling on campus.


Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
Sustainability Support Specialist

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
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Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):

Fort Leonard Wood Liaison supports the Center for Sustainability in advancing strategic government agency alliances that expand research and educational opportunities for the Missouri S&T campus. The liaison provides technical and strategic expertise to create a culture of sustainability on the S&T campus and in leading sustainability and resiliency initiatives on the campus and in the community. Key tasks include a strategic approach to engage faculty in research program development with US federal agencies, develop and maintain a resiliency plan, provide technical and strategic support in meeting carbon reduction and resiliency reporting to Second Nature, support management of the Solar Village, Microgrid and EcoVillage and develop a research coordination approach for these assets, assist in building the Microgrid Industrial Consortium.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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