Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.98
Liaison Alan Torvie
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
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Rio Salado College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Elizabeth Cole-Fay
Director of Community Partnership Program
Community Development
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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 mission of Rio Salado College’s Sustainability Committee is to enhance the lives of students, faculty, staff, and communities by relentlessly improving institutional sustainability and by preparing and encouraging the adoption of policies and practices that strengthen the triple bottom line of sustainability.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Todd Simmons, Vice President Business and Employee Services, Chief Sustainability Officer
Dr. Vernon Smith, Vice President Teaching & Learning, Chief Sustainability Advocate
Ed Kelty, Vice President Information Technology
Kishia Brock, Vice President Student Affairs

Sustainability Tri-Chairs:
Shannon Corona, Faculty Chair, Physical Sciences
Alan Torvie, Architectural Project Manager
Elizabeth Cole-Fay, Director Community Partnerships

John Jensen, Mathematics
Janet Johnson, Education
Jennifer Freed, eLearning
Pat Case, Social Sciences
Melanie Abts, Counseling

College Staff:
Adison Jobe, Project Coordinator
Anna Flores, Coordinator District HR Services
Blair Liddicoat, Associate Dean Community Development
Cookie Potter, Wellness Coordinator
Dannan Glasper, Administrative Assistant I
Devi Bala, Director College Business Services
Ernie Adkins, Director Facilities
Genevieve Winters, Director Research Planning and Development
Ginger Martindale, Manager College Employee Services
Jeanne Lombardo, Director Continuing Education Community Development
Jennifer Gresko, Director Community Partnerships
Jo Jorgenson, Dean Instruction and Community Development
Kathie Bopp, Coordinator Employee and Organizational Learning
Kevin Bilder, Director Institutional Advancement
Lambert Yazzie, Coordinator Recruitment Programs
Lily Beth Brazones, Director Continuing Education
Michael Hodgins, Director College Sustainable Food Systems
Michael Pattarozzi, Associate Dean Community Development
Miranda Lopez, Director Community Partnerships
Natalie Sirovy, Media Buyer
Rachelle Clarke, Associate Dean Enrollment Services
Rick Kemp, Dean Instruction
Ruby Miller, Associate Dean Enrollment Services
Ryan Chase, Director Financial Aid
Scott Moffat, Coordinator Instructional Staffing
Sharon Koberna, Dean Administrative and Employee Services
Terry Ferra, Manager Disability Resources and Services
Todd Aakhus, Director Community Partnerships

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 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:
Alan Torvie

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Architectural Project Manager

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

Administers the planning, design, and construction of projects for new development, remodeling, college capital, and major maintenance projects for Rio Salado College; prepares and seals planning, design and construction documents as well as formulates plans for sustainability reporting, and initiatives as the college moves toward carbon neutrality.

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