Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.23
Liaison Kerry Case
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Westminster College - Utah
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kerry Case
Environmental Director
Environmental Center
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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:

SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL - The purpose of the Sutainability Council is to advocate for sustainability across campus. Specifically, the council responsibilities are to
• Advise Westminster administration on matters related to sustainability
• Integrate sustainability into the curriculum, operations, and campus life to create awareness and action among students, faculty, staff, and community
• Set high level vision and priorities regarding sustainability on campus and in the community
• Review all submissions to the Associated Students of Westminster Eco Warrior Fund over $1000, and oversee submission to the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS), and other sustainability ratings and certifications


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

2017-2018 Members:

Kerry Case, Environmental Center Director & Assistant Provost for Integrative Learning (Chair)
Curtis Ryan, VP for Finance and Administration
Cid Seidelman, Professor of Economics
Colette McAfee, Assistant Professor of Public Health
Christy Clay, Professor of Environmental Studies
Eyrie Horton, Associated Students of Westminster College
Dale Biancucci, Plant Operations
Mariah McCoy, Student Sustainability Coordinator
Chase Beyer, Student Energy Analyst
Rosanise Odell, Student Sustainability Fellow
Sarah Baytop, Alumni/Community Representative
Brianna Buckley, Director of Campus Safety


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:

The Environmental Center (described above) functions as the sustainability office and has responsibility for all campus sustainability initiatives.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1.25

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Kerry Case, Environmental Center Director

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 Environmental Center supports all the primary sustainability related project and campaigns on campus, as well as assessing sustainability. Major accomplishments since our last STARS report include lighting and chiller upgrades, a new waste management plan, and several successful student campaigns.


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