Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
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Oregon Institute of Technology
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Carrie Wittmer
Sustainability Coordinator
Provost's Office
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The Sustainability Committee consists of faculty, staff, and student representatives. The Committee is charged with being available for consultations on sustainability initiatives, submission and review of STARS data, and regular meetings with administrative staff.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Charles Riley, Committee Chair, Civil Engineering Faculty
Carrie Wittmer, Environmental Sciences Faculty
Linda Riley, Oregon Renewable Energy Center
Cristina Negoita, Mathematics Faculty
David Ebsen, Facilities Director
Jan Abieta, OIT Library
Ron Swisher, Natural Sciences Faculty
David Thaemert, Civil Engineering Faculty
Mackenzie Clark, OIT student
Mehmet Vurkac, Electrical Engineering Faculty

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The Sustainability Office consists of an Oregon Renewable Energy Center (OREC) Programs Coordinator, OREC Sustainability Coordinator, and two Sustainability Student Assistants.

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Carrie Wittmer

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The OIT Sustainability Coordinator position is a .25 faculty release position. Responsibilities include oversight of the Sustainability Internship Program, participation in STARS, participation in the Sustainability Committee, on-campus publicity regarding sustainability events and initiatives, and advocacy for sustainability initiatives with administrative staff.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

The Sustainability Coordinator position will expire on December 15, 2011 and there currently no plans on continuing with the position.

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