Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.43
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date May 3, 2011
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Simon Fraser University
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Candace Le Roy
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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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 :
Terms of Reference: Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) The SFU Sustainability Advisory Committee was formed in 2004 with responsibility to initiate and execute a Sustainability Program at SFU. The committee was designated within the portfolio of the Vice-President, Finance and Administration. In 2007, the Chief Facilities Officer/University Architect and the Director Special Projects in the Vice-President Legal Affairs office, assumed responsibilities as Co-chairs for the Committee. The Committee includes students, faculty and administrative and management staff representatives. Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) – Terms of Reference The SAC: ! Provides advice and counsel to the Vice-President, Finance and Administration and, through the Vice-President, Finance and Administration, to Senior Administration on all matters related to University sustainability; ! Reviews and develops performance goals around sustainability practices (in collaboration with the Vice-President, Finance and Administration and with individuals at the University who have operational responsibility for implementing and achieving them and/or expertise helpful in establishing them), and proposes these goals to Senior Administration for adoption; ! Invites input from internal stakeholders regarding the continuous improvement of the University’s Sustainability Goals; ! Promotes sustainability programs and initiatives and participates in advancing the message of sustainability throughout the University among faculty, students and administrative and support staff. Composition and Membership Co-chairs: Chief Facilities Officer/University Architect Director, Special Projects, Office of the President (3) Student representatives: a mix of graduate and undergraduate students appointed by the Vice- President, Finance and Administration (or Chair). Students will be appointed based on their ability to bring energy, commitment to and knowledge of sustainable practices and related issues to the work of the Committee. Appointments will be for 1 year (2 appointments) or 2 years (1 appointment). (1) Sustainable SFU representative: may be a graduate or undergraduate student, an alumnus/alumna, or another interested member who has demonstrated commitment to sustainability and has been connected with SFU affairs in some way. Those interested may submit an expression of interest to the Chair stating their experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for two-years, and can be renewed by mutual agreement. (3) Faculty representatives: to be invited by the Vice-President, Finance and Administration (or Chair) in consultation with the Faculty Deans. Invitations will be issued on the basis of demonstrated commitment to sustainability and interest in embedding sustainability as one of the University’s institutional goals. Appointments will be for two years, and can be renewed by mutual agreement. SFU Community Trust representative: to be selected by the President and CEO of the SFU CT. Appointment will be for an indefinite period, and can be revised by mutual agreement. Administration and support staff representatives: named by the Vice-President, Finance and Administration in any number and selected from positions with substantial responsibility for the implementation of sustainability initiatives at the University. These staff members are appointed to represent their departments, and are expected to have the authority to effect change in their operations. Activities of the Committee The Sustainability Advisory Committee will be Co-Chaired by the Chief Facilities Officer and by the Director, Special Projects. The Committee Secretary assists to facilitate meetings and to coordinate the Committee’s activities. Page 4 of 4 Policy GP 38 The committee will identify goals and priorities for each year, chosen for their potential to serve as steps toward comprehensive long-term goals. Individual Task Forces will be struck as deemed necessary, with the number and composition of these to change as the Committee’s activities change. The initial Task Forces set up in 2007 include the following: ! Task Force to Draft a Sustainability Policy for SFU ! Task Force to Identify and Build a Network of sustainability groups on campus ! Task Force focusing on Building Awareness and Communications The Committee Chairs will provide an Annual Sustainability Report to the President and Vice-Presidents highlighting the prior year’s activities and achievements.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:
Chief Facilities Officer/University Architect Lee Gavel (Co-Chair) Facilities Services, Finance & Administration 778-782-4743 gavel@sfu.ca Director, Special Projects KC Bell (Co-Chair) President's Office 778-782-6877 kbell@sfu.ca Development Manager, CP&D Wendy Lee (SAC Coordinator) Campus Planning & Development 778-782-4874 wmlee@sfu.ca Sustainability Coordinator Candace Le Roy Sustainability Advisory Committee 778-782-8914 candace_leroy@sfu.ca Director, Facilities Management Sam Dahabieh Facilities Management 778-782-3556 dahabieh@sfu.ca Senior Director, Student & Community Life Tim Rahilly Student Services 778-782-4004 tim_rahilly@sfu.ca Manager, Facilities Services Surrey Marie Schneider SFU Surrey 604-268-7496 mschneid@sfu.ca Operations Supervisor, Space Planning & Development James Atamanchuk SFU Vancouver 778-782-8558 atamanch@sfu.ca Director, Environmental Health & Safety Apollonia Cifarelli Environmental Health & Safety 778-782-4978 cifarelli@sfu.ca Procurement Services Helen Doucette Procurement Services 778-782-3256 helen_doucette@sfu.ca Director, Residences and Housing Jan Flagel Residences and Housing 778-782-4535 jflagel@sfu.ca Human Resources vacant Human Resources Assistant Director, Community Relations Fiona Burrows Public Affairs & Media Relations 778-782-3928 fiona@sfu.ca Director, IT Client and Research Services Bahram Gustaspi IT Services 778-782-2226 bahram@sfu.ca Director, Dining Services Richard Brown Dining Services 778-782-3852 richard_brown@sfu.ca Director, Parking Services David Agosti Parking Services 778-782-5914 daagosti@sfu.ca Director, Accounting Services Larry Guthrie Finance 778-782-4708 larry_guthrie@sfu.ca Director, CSCD & Professor, Geography Mark Roseland Centre for Sustainable Community Development 778-782-4161/5463 roseland@sfu.ca Assistant Professor Janet Moore Undergrad Semester in Dialogue, HarbourCentre jlmoore@sfu.ca Assistant Professor, Faculty David Zandvliet Faculty of Education 778-782-5680 dbz@sfu.ca Student (undergrad) Erika Zel International Studies elz@sfu.ca Student (graduate) Vacant Student (graduate) Mike Soron Graduate Student Society msoron@gmail.com Manager, Planning & Sustainability, UniverCity Dale Mikkelsen SFU Community Trust 604-268-6649 mikkelsen@univercity.ca Sustainable SFU Duncan Wlodarczak Community member exec_director@sustainablesfu.org Events Sustainability Ambassadors Green Makeovers SFU Green FAQ Feedback What you can do

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Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

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The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

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Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Candace Le Roy

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:
The Sustainability Coordinator works jointly for the Sustainability Advisory Committee and Facilities Services. The position coordinates all campus sustainability strategic planning, evaluation, program development and implementation, community outreach and events, communications, partnerships and liaises with all campus sustainability groups and organizations.

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