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Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Melissa Mirowski
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:

UOIT has a asset and sustainability planner. Activities include creating on and off campus sustainability initiatives (such as changing lights, installing brita stations, providing free water bottles, and changing paper to wheat paper), actively building community partnerships, and developing the Blue Team, the UOIT sustainability committee, and the UOIT DC joint sustainability committee.


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:

Demonstrating stewardship of the natural and built environment in a manner that is socially, environmentally and economically responsible while strengthening sustainability practices on campus and in the community through active student and staff participation.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Chair
Melissa Mirowski, Asset and Sustainability Planner, OCIS

Management
Murray Lapp, Vice-President, Human Resources and Services
Ken Bright, Director- Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
Melissa Levy, Manager, Communications and Creative Services
Jeremy Greenberg, Program Manager, Campus and Community Engagement

Academic
Dr. Daniel Hoornweg, Associate Professor and Jeffrey S. Boyce Research Chair in Natural Gas (NG) as a Transportation Fuel
Dr. Isaac Tamblyn, Assistant Professor, Physics
Mary Olaveson, Lecturer, Biology/Environmental Science
Dr. Sheldon Williamson, Associate Professor
Sheila Rhodes, Sessional Instructor (also co-ordinates science/nature summer camps)

Non-Academic
Cheryl Rogers, Grants Officer
Holly MacPherson, Practicum Assistant
Elisa Beverley, Administrative Assistant, Office of Research Services
Kate Gibbings, Education Librarian
Karyn Douglas, Receptionist

Student/Blue Team
Dawn Regier, Asset and Sustainability Assistant, OCIS


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

UOIT has an Office of Infrastructure and Sustainability. The office helps ensure the university has sustainable policies, programs, initiatives and infrastructure.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
8

The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Melissa Mirowski, Asset and Sustainability Planner

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

Improve campus sustainability. Develop sustainability initiatives on and off campus.


The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:

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