Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.79
Liaison William Ghrist
Submission Date May 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Washtenaw Community College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Dale Petty
Professional Faculty
Industrial Technology
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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:

The WCC Sustainability Council is charged by the President of the college to guide the implementation of the WCC Climate Action and Sustainability Plan (CASP), and to provide leadership in integrating sustainability concepts into all core functions of the college.


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

Sustainability Council
Mark Allen, VP Facilities Development/Operations, Staff
Rebecca Andrews, Recycle Operations Mgr, Staff
Ingrid Ankerson, Professional Faculty, Graphic Design/Media Arts, Faculty
Susan Ferraro, Director Media Relations, Staff
Kelly Gampel, Multimedia Communicator, Staff
Philip Geyer, Professional Faculty, Computer Information Systems, Faculty
William Ghrist, Mgr Energy & Systems Integration, Staff
Holly Herman, Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Mgr, Staff
Benjamin Hunholz, Dir Revenue Planning, Purchasing & Treasury Mgmt, Staff
Amanda Krok, Exec Director Facilities Operations, Staff
Molly Ledermann, Professional Librarian, Faculty
Peter Leshkevich, Dir Student Development & Activities, Staff
Sandra McCarthy, Professional Librarian, Faculty
Roger Mourad, Dir Institutional Research, Staff
Dale Petty, Professional Faculty, Advance Manufacturing Tech, Faculty
Lisa Walker, Students for Sustainability, 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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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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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 WCC Sustainability Council works closely with, and includes members of the Facilities department, faculty, library, purchasing, and marketing.. All of the landscape, energy and recycling operations are informed by the campus Climate Action and Sustainability Plan. This includes changing all parking lot lights to LEDs and shutting them off for periods of time at night, converting to LED lighting in several areas around campus, obtaining Tree Campus USA designation. Other efforts include running commuter challenge campaigns, initiating a SEED library, and holding a 1/2 day long Earth Day event.


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