Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 27.31
Liaison Adam Strzemienski
Submission Date Dec. 21, 2019

STARS v2.2

University of North Georgia
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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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:

President’s Committee on Sustainability


The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each

committee's purview and activities

○ Mission statement:

The University of North Georgia is committed to sustainable practices in order to retain and cultivate a healthy environment and preserve resources for future generations.

This will be achieved by:

Sharing knowledge

Educating

Conducting research

Forming collaborations

Operational Stewardship


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Ken Crowe - AVP of Facilities; Co-Chair
Jeffrey Landgren - Science Faculty; Co-Chair
Adam Strzemienski - Assistant Dir. of Facilities for Capital Planning & Sustainability; Member
Jamie Mitchem - Science Faculty; Member
Susan Brantley - Science Faculty; Member
Allison Bailey - Science Faculty; Member
Robert H. Scott - History Faculty; Member
Hugh Scott - Business Faculty; Member
Linda Rowland - Director of Institutional Effectiveness; Member
Kate Maine - Chief of Staff; Member
Keith Antonia - AVP Military Programs; Member
Sidney Martin - Student / President of student Sustainability Club; Member
Paul Shorter - Student / SGA Representative; Member


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

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The position of Assistant Director of Facilities for Capital Planning and Sustainability was created in Fall 2019 to help coordinate sustainable initiatives for the University. This involves education and outreach to students, faculty, and staff; energy and water conservation; waste management improvement; building commissioning; and working with our vendors on sustainable practices such as food services.


Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
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Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

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

President’s Committee on Sustainability

Installation of 30+ bottle fill stations around campus, improved recycling program, formalizing sustainability efforts, survey of a “green fee” to the student body, multiple sustainability discussions/events with students.


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