Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.22
Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of Alaska Anchorage
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The Sustainability Action Board serves as the advisory board to the Office of Sustainability. Through support of teaching, research, service, study and administration, the Board and Office engage the UAA community and communities state-wide in long-range planning to sustain social-ecological systems, educate campus citizens, promote and reward local sustainability initiatives, support sustainable business practices, and encourage global thinking.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Alison Mall, Faculty Education
Dr. Hsueh Ming Wang, Faculty Engineering
Dr. Larry Foster, Faculty Mathematics
Jane Haigh, Faculty History - Community Campus rep (Kenai Peninsula)
Jeffrey Thomas Wagner, Staff Enrollment Services
Pam Cravez, Staff Chancellor's Office
Irene Turletes, Student Representative
Nick Herrick, Student Representative
Kent Gordon Spiers, Student Representative
Paula Williams, Staff Office of Sustainability


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The Sustainability Office consists of a full-time director, a part-time student intern/administrative assistant, a part-time student Recycling Director and 5 part-time student Recycling Crew members.

The mission of the Office is set forth above in the mission of the Sustainability Action Board. The vision of the office is: The Office will advance UAA's leadership role in reducing our impact on the environment by promoting and establishing a positive social, ecological and economic legacy for future generations.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
7

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Paula Williams

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Director

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

Creating, enhancing, supporting and leading existing and new sustainability programs and initiatives, promoting
waste and carbon footprint mitigation, overseeing UAA's recycling program, promoting sustainability on campus, locally and regionally through educational outreach.
Working closely with students, faculty and staff to conduct programs on sustainability and work to foster collaboration across the areas of teaching, research, campus
operations, student life, and community service. Develop
measurable data, monitor and report program performance to UAA leadership.


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

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