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Who We Are

The Office of Sustainability is compromised of a director, a paraprofessional, 9 student interns, and a number of volunteers. Meet the Office below...


Zach Benevento-Zahner | Academics & Curriculum Intern


Bryna Coyle | Zero Waste Intern
Class of 2019 - Economics & Business Major

Rob Gardner

Rob Gardner | STARS Intern
Class of 2019 - Mathematical Economics Major

Westly Joseph

Westly Joseph | Community Engagement Intern
Class of 2021 - Undeclared Major

Ben Kirchman

Ben Kirchman | Dashboard Intern
Class of 2020 - Computer Science Major

Annabelle O Neill

Annabelle O'Neill | Greenhouse Gas Inventory Intern
Class of 2019 - Geology Major

Benjamin Swift

Benjamin Swift | Buildings & Grounds Intern
Class of 2021 - Undeclared

Naomi Tsai

Naomi Tsai | Residential Life Intern
Class of 2019 - Organismal Biology and Ecology Major


Quinn Yawger | Marketing Intern
Class of 2020 - Environmental Science Major

The Office of Sustainability works to:

  • Assess the college's sustainability progress through AASHE STARS annually.  STARS is a self-reporting program that rates higher education institution's sustainability status
  • Compile the annual State of Sustainability Report utilizing information from STARS for dissemination to campus stakeholders
  • Perform annual greenhouse gas inventories and compile the resulting reports
  • Support the College's goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2020
  • Coordinate the Eco-RA programs with resources and tools to localize sustainability efforts campus-wide.
  • Administer the EcoFund campus grant program for sustainability projects
  • Design and implement campus resource conservation campaigns related to energy, water, waste, and procurement practices
  • Develop curricular components that include sustainability by working with individual faculty in departments across campus and with administration
  • Continually assess campus operations, policies, and initiatives to improve the overall sustainability of the college amongst environmental, social, economic, and community-based efforts