Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.72
Liaison Robert St.Onge
Submission Date July 19, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Okanagan College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Curtis Morcom
Vice President, Corporate Services
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

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Organization and Responsibility

The Vice President Finance and Administration will be responsible for developing, organizing and maintaining the momentum of the College Sustainability Plan

The sustainabiity committees are
1. Sustainability and Students )
2. Curriculum
3. Operations
4. Purchasing
5. Planning and Administration
6. Diversity and Affordability
7. Community Involvement

The responsibilities of the committee chairs will be

1.To build and maintain a committee of experts with a commitment to OC’s long term support of sustainability who will:

a.Review and document each of the applicable ratings for submission to the STARS program by (April 30), 2011
b.Develop and update when necessary a plan going forward to improve the college’s contribution to sustainability
c.Oversee on an ongoing basis the implementation of the sustainability plan

The Vice President and the committee chairs will form the Sustainability Steering Committee for the College.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Chairs for each of the following committees are

1.Sustainability and Students
Regional Deans (Heather Schneider)
2.Curriculum Arnica Rowan – Business Professor
3.Operations Steve Robinson (Sr) – Director Facilities
4.Purchasing Deb Peterson – Director Ancillary Services
5.Planning and Administration Bob Eby – VP Finance and Administration
6.Diversity and Affordability James Coble – Aboriginal Access and Services Coordinator
7.Community Involvement
Regional Deans (Heather Schneider)

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