Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.70
Liaison Whitney Crooks
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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Red River College Polytechnic
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Sara MacArthur
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

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

Three oversight committees provide general support and direction for campus sustainability. They are:
Planning Administration & Engagement Oversight Committee
Senior Academic Committee
Operations Oversight Committee

Four Working Groups (Buildings & Energy, Purchasing, Dining Services and Academic)are responsible for:
- Reviewing and documenting STARS credits for the College's submission
- Researching, prioritizing and planning sustainability targets for the Sustainability Plan
- Ensuring the implementaion of the Sustainability Plan


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

In total, more than 70 College staff are involved in one or more Sustainability Groups. Committee members include, but are not limited to the following...

Senior Academic Committee - VP Academic, Deans
PAE Oversight Committee - Deans, Directors and Managers from Administrative areas
Operations Oversight Committee - VP Human Resources & Sustainability, VP Finance & Administration, Directors

Purchasing WG - Director of Purchasing & staff
Dining Services WG - Director of Campus Services & staff (including Aramark representation)
Buildings & Energy WG - Director of Facility Management & staff
Academic WG - Faculty and Program & Curriculum Development

The Sustainability Manager is a member of all groups.


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

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability is responsible for fostering a culture of sustainability at Red River College by implementing, coordinating and advancing existing and emerging sustainability programs, plans and initiatives.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
2

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

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Sara MacArthur

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Manager of Sustainability

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources and Sustainability, the Manager of Sustainability operates within administrative and academic areas of the College and is responsible for implementing, coordinating, and advancing existing and emerging sustainability programs and initiatives.

The Manager of Sustainability acts as a resource, project manager, team leader, advisor and motivator to ensure that sustainability activities are developed and implemented in all areas of College and advance the College’s strategic sustainability objectives.


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

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