Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.86
Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date June 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Nadia Harduar
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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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:

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
Nadia Harduar, Asset and Sustainability Planner, OCIS

Management
Ken Bright, Director- Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability

Academic
Dr. Daniel Hoornweg, Associate Professor and Jeffrey S. Boyce Research Chair in Natural Gas (NG) as a Transportation Fuel
Mary Olaveson, Lecturer, Biology/Environmental Science
Sheila Rhodes, Sessional Instructor (also co-ordinates science/nature summer camps)
Peter Stoett, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities

Non-Academic
Elisa Beverley, Administrative Assistant, Office of Research Services
Kate Gibbings, Education Librarian
Karyn Douglas, Receptionist, FSSH
Jackson Teather, Web Developer, Communications and Marketing
Tina Petralito, Student Information Assistant, Student Life-Operations
Jennifer Goldsmith, Administrative Assistant, Office of Research Services

Student/Blue Team
Hailey Hogan, Asset and Sustainability Assistant, OCIS
Georgia Wilder, Community Garden Assistant, OCIS

External
Derek Gwynne-Davies, Planning Analyst, Regional Municipality of Durham


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:

Ontario Tech U 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):
7

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Nadia Harduar, Asset and Sustainability Planner

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

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

Ontario Tech U has a Asset and Sustainability planner. Activities include creating on and off campus sustainability initiatives (energy related projects include LED retrofits, window film installation and thermal storage improvements), documenting and reporting on greenhouse gas emissions, waste management, creating sustainability strategies and asset management while providing free water bottles and implementing and recycling and waste awareness programs). The role also entails actively building community partnerships, overseeing the student-Blue Team and Chairing the Ontario Tech U Sustainability Committee.


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