Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.71
Liaison Kristina Bryan
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Saint Louis University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amy Hargis
Project Analyst
Sustainability & Benchmarking
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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:

The SLU Sustainability Council, reporting to senior administration, serves as a resource and advisory capacity to SLU campus units as sustainability is more fully integrated into academic, administrative and operational practices. The Council serves in the capacity to oversee the execution of SLU’s Sustainability Plan and supporting the Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking in the implementation of the Plan.


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

Michael Lucido - Associate VP for Facilities Services, Co-Chair
Jason Knouft - Director of the Center for Sustainability, Co-Chair
Eric Anderson - Wellness Rep
Brianne Burcke - Director Financial Planning & Budget
Stacy Mack - Parking, Cards, & Transportation Rep
Kat Golden - Community Rep
Amy Hargis - Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking, STARS Liaison
Jeff Macko - Grounds & Custodial Rep
Sustainability & Benchmarking Graduate Assistant - Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking, Grad Student Rep
Manisha Ford-Thomas, Housing & Residence Life
S&B GA, Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking, Grad Student Rep
Kathleen Thatcher, Academic Affairs Rep
Brandon Verhoff, Director of Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking, Coordinates Council
Justin Vilbig, Community Engagement Rep
Amye O'niel, Campus Dining Rep
Lynda Morrison, Faculty Rep
Jennelle James, Business Services Rep
Delia King, Staff Rep
Michael Ou, Undergrad Rep
Kathleen Luther, Development Rep
Jay Haugen, Registrar Rep
Whitney Linsenmeyer, Nutrition & Dietetics Rep


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

Sustainability & Benchmarking oversees operational sustainability initiatives and practices at the University. It employs one full-time project analyst and a graduate assistant - sustainability coordinator.

The Center for Sustainability focuses on graduate academic, research, and community engagement in sustainability at Saint Louis University.
(http://www.slu.edu/sustainability)


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1.50

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Amy Hargis, Project Analyst in Sustainability & Benchmarking

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The University formed a Council in the summer of 2011 and continues to push the University's sustainability agenda through the Sustainability Council. The committee is co-chaired by the Vice President of Facilities Services and the Interim Director of the Center for Sustainability. The University also employs an Office of Sustainability & Benchmarking primarily focused on operational programs and initiatives which includes a Project Analyst and a Graduate Assistant - Sustainability Coordinator. The Office also coordinates benchmarking activities for the division.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Project Analyst

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Sustainability Coordinator - Graduate Assistant

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