Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Wyoming
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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:

To advance sustainability at the University of Wyoming and the broader community by promoting sustainability awareness, using campus as a living laboratory, and providing strategies for sustainable operations. Our main goals are to:

-Improve UW operations by funding sustainability projects through support from the Major Maintenance fund and a grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation

-Support passionate students interested in sustainability by providing project ideas and facilitating communication

- Responsible for AASHE STARS reporting

-Serve as a clearinghouse for sustainability information and resources

-Host sustainability forums, workshops, and celebrations


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

Campus Sustainability Committee:
-Nicole Korfanta (Co-Chair), Ruckelshaus Institute
-Rachael Budowle (Co-Chair), Haub School of ENR
-Casey Mittelstaedt, Auxiliary Services
-Tod Scott, Custodial Services
-Rachel Watson, Molecular Biology
-Christi Boggs, Instructional Design
-Tony Denzer, Civil & Architectural Engineering
-Patrick Johnson, Chemical Engineering
-Amy Bey, Residence Life and Dining Services
-Emily Reed, Undergraduate Student
-Presleigh Hayashida, Former Student Representative
-Melissa Nelson, Residence Life and Dining Services
-Kimberle Zafft, Residence Life and Dining Services
-Jennifer Coast, Facilities Engineering
-Lee Kempert, Materials Services
-Karan Manhas, Facilities Engineering
-Frosty Selmer, Utilities Management
-Michael Ziemann, Utilities Management
-Slade Sheaffer, AASHE STARS Coordinator, Undergraduate Student
-Samuel Richins, AASHE STARS Intern, Undergraduate Student
-Dhayanandh Udupam, AASHE STARS Intern, Graduate Student


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

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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:

The UW Campus Sustainability Committee advances sustainability at the University of Wyoming and the broader community by promoting sustainability awareness, using campus as a living laboratory, and providing strategies for sustainable operations. Our main goals are to:

-Improve UW operations by funding sustainability projects through support from the Major Maintenance fund and a grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation

-Support passionate students interested in sustainability by providing project ideas and facilitating communication

- Responsible for AASHE STARS reporting

-Serve as a clearinghouse for sustainability information and resources

-Host sustainability forums, workshops, and celebrations


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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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