Commission Members and Subcommittees

Co-Chairs:

Kristi Hannam, Associate Professor of Biology 
Darlene Necaster, Environmental Healtha and Safety Officer

Committee Members:

Colleen Garrity, Assistant Professor, Geography
Carlo Filice, Professor & Chair, Philosophy 
James Allen, Assosciate Professor, Psychology
Katie Tierney, Accredation Coordinator, Institutional Research
Kerry Pickering, Plant Utilities Assistant, Heating Plant
Kevin Hahn, Assistant Director of College Housing
Enrico Johnson, Assistant Provost
Laura Canfield, Head Custodian, Academics
Paul McLaughlin, Assistant Professor, Sociology
David Norton, Project Manager, Facilities Planning
Leigh O'Brien, Professor, School of Education
Rebecca Stewart, Marketing Coordinator, Campus Auxilary Services
Nik Varrone, Technical Support Professional, CIT
Mark Scott, Executive Director, Campus Auxilary Services
Becky Glass, Assistant to the President
Joanna Ostroot, Student Intern
Eve Anderson, Student Intern


SubCommittees

Academics & Co-curricular

• Charge: Create an Action plan to make climate neutrality and sustainability a part of the curriculum and other educational experience for all students and other members of the community.  Bring policy recommendations to the Task Force
Members: Enrico Johnson (Chair)

Budget & Finance Subcommittee

• Charge: approve expenditures from the Task Force’s account when action is needed in between Task Force meetings.  Recommend an action plan for use of Task Force budget.
Members: Kristi Hannam, Craig Ross and chairs of subcommittees. 

Campus Operations

• Charge:  Set interim targets for goals and actions that will lead to climate neutrality, initiate actions to expand research or other efforts necessary to achieve climate neutrality by addressing the fume hood issue, investigating and LED light initiative, and bringing policy recommendations to the Task Force
 Member:  David Norton

CAS Services

• Charge:  Coordinate the College’s participation in Recyclemania, and initiate actions to expand research or other efforts necessary to achieve climate neutrality.  Bring policy recommendations to the Task Force
Members: Becky Stewart (Chair)

Climate Impact & Monitoring

• Charge: Conduct inventory/monitoring of GHG emissions (PCC), set a target date for achieving climate neutrality as soon as possible, and set interim targets for goals and actions that will lead to climate neutrality, bring policy recommendations to the Task Force.
Member:  Craig Ross (Chair)

P.R. & Campus & Community Engagement

• Charge:  Create mechanisms for tracking progress on goals/actions (particularly through the website), & increase education/awareness/action on Sustainability issues across the campus community.  Increase profile of, readability, & information on Sustanability webpage (incl. dashboards)
Members: Kristi Hannam

Programming Subcommittee

• Charge:  Create an action plan to make climate neutrality and sustainability a regular part of campus events (Live Green, Earth Day, Campus Sustainability Speakers Series)  and introduce a sustainability focus to volunteer activities and other student activities.
 Members: Dori Farthing (Chair)