Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 34.69
Liaison Sarah Laurie
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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State University of New York at Fredonia
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Sarah Laurie
Environmental Safety and Sustainability Specialist; PR Subcommittee Chair; ACUPCC liaison
Environmental Health & Safety
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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 :

Our mission is to integrate sustainability into all aspects of campus life by:

Educating students, faculty, staff, and the community about environmental, social, and economic issues;
Promoting environmental awareness and responsibility in personal and institutional choices; and
Inspiring innovative environmental solutions, behavioral changes, and ethical stewardship of the natural world.
To accomplish these goals, we have adopted the Natural Step framework for achieving sustainability.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Karen Porpiglia, Interim Vice President for Administration

Michael Barone, Director of Public Relations

Kevin Cloos, Director of Facilities Services

Mark Delcamp, Assistant Director of Facilities Services

Kathy Forster, Associate Director of Residence Life

Christina Jarvis, Associate Professor, English

Markus Kessler, Director of Facilities Planning

David Kinkela, Assistant Professor, History

Sarah Laurie, Environmental Health & Safety Staff Assistant

Bob Lawson, Assistant Director of Facilities Services

Tracy Marafiote, Assistant Professor, Communication

Sherri Mason, Associate Professor, Chemistry

Shari Miller, Director of Purchasing

Anne Podolak, Director of Environmental Health & Safety

Mike Proffer, Director of Dining Services, FSA

Robyn Reger, Committee Secretary

Peter Reinelt, Assistant Professor, Economics

Alex Staunch, Student

Mark Suida, Assistant Director of Campus Life

Terry Tzitzis, Director of University Services

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:
Sarah Laurie

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Environmental Safety and Sustainability Specialist

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

While the coordinator position is not a formal line, Sarah serves as the sustainability coordinator for SUNY Fredonia by assisting the Sustainabilty Committee Chair (VP of Administration) by overseeing the completion of large reports such as the EO4 report, GHG Audit, Climate Action Plan, and STARS. The sustainability coordinator is the liaison to the ACUPCC and also maintains the committee website and facebook group.

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

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