Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.12
Liaison Stefanie Smith
Submission Date Aug. 13, 2012
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Stark State College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Stefanie Smith
Sustainability Coordinator
Academic Affairs
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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 :

Sustainability Task Force

The sustainability task force was created in 2010 to become the clearinghouse of campus sustainability information and to serve as a centralized resource to students, faculty and staff. Current responsibilities include:
•Serving as the focal point for campus sustainability
•Coordinating campus sustainability strategic planning & implementation
•Initiating programs and practices that integrate sustainability
•Planning for Earth Week and other educational events
•Making progress toward our college’s sustainable initiatives visible
•Supporting Stark State College’s commitment to attain a minimum LEED Silver Green Building Rating Certification for new construction projects

Sustainability Task Force Committees

Stark State College community members are invited to join the Task Force or one of the following committees. For more information, please contact Stefanie Smith at ssmith2@starkstate.edu.
•Campus Recycling and Waste Management
•Campus Outreach
•Curriculum Development
•Dining Services

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Cherie Barth, Coordinator, Student Activities/Admissions Office

Wendy Ford , Dean of Teaching and Learning

Marie Glossen, Instructor of Early Childhood Education

Martina Grier, Instructor of Sociology

Sara Klink, Assistant Director of Campus Library

Diane Laskey, Instructor of Medical Assisting

Ann McCoy, Adjunct Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Technology

Mary Beth Messner, Instructional Designer

Angela Miller, Help Desk Specialist

Jonathan Mitchell, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance Technology

Joe Pfeiffer, Adjunct Instructor, Sciences

Lindsey Snedden, Adjunct Instructor, Sciences

Vern Sproat, Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology

Rebecca Priest, Senior Director Emerging Technologies and Strategic Grant Development

Stefanie Smith, Sustainability Coordinator, Green Building Consultant

Robin Snedden, Help Desk Manager

Geoff Starnes, Network Systems and Security Coordinator

Steve Spradling, Director of Physical Plant and Construction

Beth Williams, Department Chair/Assistant Professor of English

Scott Williams, Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety

Connie Wojanis, Associate Professor of Administrative Information Technology

Patricia Woodside, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

John Zeit, Associate Professor of Engineering Technology

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 initiates, implements and oversees efforts on campus and in the community to advance regional sustainability.

The office is currently supported by the Sustainability Coordinator, 3 part time staff (10 hours/week) and one Student Worker.

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:
Stefanie Smith

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator & Green Building Consultant

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

Advancing sustainability on campus and the surrounding community.

Providing guidance for campus green building projects.

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

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