Overall Rating Reporter - expired
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Liaison Douglas Alexander
Submission Date July 14, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Old Dominion University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter DeAngelo Thorpe
Intern
Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:
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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:

We propose to establish a ODU Sustainability Committee with the goal to facilitate progress

towards more sustainability in all areas of the university. This university-wide committee would

bring together representatives of faculty, facilities, administration, and students. It would leverage

the expertise and initiatives of faculty, operations, and students to identify where ODU could take

measures to reduce resource usage, make resource usage more efficient, increase social capital, and

enhance the impact of ODU on its socio-ecological environment.


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

The committee members are:
Doug Alexander - Environmental Health and Safety
DeAngelo Thorpe - Sustainability Officer
Emily Eddins - Staff
Michelle Covi - Staff
Chad Peevy - Staff
Hans-Peter Plagg - Faculty


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?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
0

The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
DeAngelo Thorpe

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

The Sustainability Coordinator is a part-time position in the department of Environmental Health and Safety. The coordinator is responsible for the STARS report process and submission. The coordinator also serves on the Sustainability Committee and cooperates with faculty, staff and students on programming. Specific focus is given to engaging students and laying the foundation for a university-wide sustainability plan.


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

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