Advisory Council
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The Advisory Council (AC) is the primary mechanism for members to get involved in AASHE governance. Consisting of leaders from higher education, business, nonprofits and government, the AC provides advice and guidance to staff on high­-level strategy as well as specific programs and services.

Current Advisory Council Members

Melissa Altman
Office of Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Michael Arny
President
Leonardo Academy
Madison, WI
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Elaine Aye
President
Green Building Services, Inc.
Portland, OR
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Krista Bailey
Director, Center for a Sustainable Future
Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Peter W. Bardaglio
Senior Fellow
Second Nature
Trumansburg, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Natalie Berland
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Bentley University
Waltham, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Leanne Bilodeau
Associate Director, Sustainability Operations, Campus Planning + Development
UBC Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, BC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Davis Bookhart
Senior Manager & Head, Sustainability Unit
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environment
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Ken Botts
Food Policy Manager
Humane Society of the United States
Gaithersburg, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Kevin Bright
Sustainability Coordinator
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Sarah Brylinsky
Sustainability Communications & Integration Manager
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jillian Buckholz
Director of Sustainability
California State University East Bay
Hayward, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Henry Bullamore
Professor
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Wynn Calder
Director
University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF)
Washington, DC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

John Callewaert
Emerging Opportunities Program Director
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Brian Campbell
Director of Sustainability Education
Central College
Pella, IA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Thien Chau
Student
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Anthony D. Cortese
Principal
Intentional Endowments Network
Cambridge, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jennifer deHart
Chief Sustainability Officer
Unity College
Unity, ME
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Dedee DeLongpre Johnston
Director, Office of Sustainability
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Andrea Desimone
Purchaser Relations Manager
Green Electronics Council
Portland, OR
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Weston Dripps
Executive Director, David E. Shi Center for Sustainability
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Furman University
Greenville, SC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Bobbi Dunham
Instructional Learning and Technology Specialist
Nova Scotia Community College
Halifax, NS
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Brian Eisenhauer
Professor
Director, Office of Environmental Sustainability
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

James L. Elder
Director
Campaign for Environmental Literacy
Manchester, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Lisa Farley
Supervisor, Senior Purchasing Agent
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jim Ferris
President
JPF Consulting
Manalapan, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Sierra Flanigan
Managing Partner
Coalesce, LLC
Cambridge, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Bridget Flynn
Sustainability Manager
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Vicki Foust
PhD Candidate, Adjunct Lecturer
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Stephania Fregosi
Sustainability Coordinator
Chemeketa Community College
Salem, OR
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Jess Gerrior
Doctoral Fellow
Director of Learning & Practice, Sustainability Curriculum Consortium
Antioch University New England
Keene, NH
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Randa Ghattas
Sustainability Project Manager
MIT
Cambridge, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Amanda Graham
Executive Director, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative
MIT
Cambridge, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Matthew Harmin
Sustainability Coordinator
Goucher College
Towson, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Rachel Harvey
Sustainability Program Manager Student Housing
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Lindell Haverstic
Architect
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Justin Heavey
Senior Staff Assistant
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Eric Hedin
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Nan Jenks-Jay
Dean of Environmental Affairs
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Ben Kalscheur
Sustainability Assistant Manager
Texas A&M University
College station, TX
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Melissa Kamai-Arambula
Instructor
Lansing Community College
Lansing, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Julian Keniry
Senior Director
National Wildlife Federation
Reston, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Áine Keogh
Specialist, Operational Sustainability & Reporting
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Rosi Kerr
Director of Sustainability
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Bob Koester
Director, Center for Research/Education/Service (CERES)
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Michael Kornitas
Director of Sustainability and Energy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Clement Loo
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Coordinator of Sustainability Leaders for the Future
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, MN
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jean MacGregor
Senior Scholar, Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education
Director, Curriculum for the Bioregion Initiative
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Diego Martinez-Lugo
Student
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Colleen McCormick
Director of Sustainability
University of California, Merced
Merced, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Sara McKinstry
Sustainability Director
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Beth Mercer-Taylor
Sustainability Education Coordinator
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Francois Miller
Director of Sustainability
McGill University
Montreal, QC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Laura Miller
Energy Technical Specialist—Education
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Rich Miller
AASHE Board Member Liaison
Director, Environmental Policy
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Nina Morris
Sustainability Program Manager, Outreach & Engagement
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Cesar Nanni
Sustainability Coordinator
University of Monterrey
San Pedro Garza García, N.L.
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Kylie Nealis 
National Organizer, Fair Trade Colleges and Universities
Fair Trade USA
Oakland, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Melissa A. Nergard
Director of Sustainability
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Richard Niesenbaum
Professor and Director of Sustainability Studies
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

David Norvell
Asst. VP Sustainability Initiatives
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Chris O’Brien
Director, Higher Education Programs
Altenex
Lecturer, Kogod School of Business
American University
Washington, DC
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Shari Olson
President
South Mountain Community College
Phoenix, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Mark Orlowski
Founder & Executive Director
Sustainable Endowments Institute
Cambridge, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

David Orr
Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jacob Park
Professor of Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Kelly Parker
Professor and Director
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Roderic A. Parnell
Coordinator of Academic Sustainability
Professor of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Daniel Pedersen
Vice President of Science & Standards
Green Seal
Washington, DC
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Linda Petee 
Sustainability and Risk Management Coordinator
Delta College
University Center, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Jacob Pollack
Associate Program Manager
Strategic Energy Innovations
San Rafael, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability/President
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Srinivasan Raghavan
Sustainability Manager
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, MO
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Matthew Rankin
Assistant Vice President
First American Education Finance
Rochester, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Debra Rowe
Faculty, Environmental Systems & Behavioral Sciences
Oakland Community College
President
U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
Farmington Hills, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Caroline Savage
Director, Institute for Community Sustainability
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Jacob Sherman
Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator
Portland State University
Portland, OR
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Jim Simon 
Director of Sustainability
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Hannah Slodounik
Sustainability Coordinator
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Ezra Small
Campus Sustainability Manager
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Carl Smith
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Riley Smith
Sustainability Coordinator
Saint Mary’s College of California
Moraga, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Heather Spalding
Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator
Portland State University
Portland, OR
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Alicia Sprow
Sustainability Initiatives Coordinator
Alvernia University
Reading, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Matthew St. Clair
Director of Sustainability
University of California Office of the President
Oakland, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Frederick Stoss
Associate Librarian (Faculty)
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Elizabeth Swiman
Director, Sustainable Campus
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Liz Tomaszewski
Associate Director of Sustainability
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Andrea Trimble
Sustainability Director
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Ashwani Vasishth
Professor, Director of Sustainability
Ramapo College Of New Jersey
Mahwah, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Brandon Verhoff
Director of Sustainability & Benchmarking
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jabari Walker
Assistant to the VP of Administration & Finance
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Jim Walker 
Director of Sustainability
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

Tamara Wallace
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Shana Weber
Director, Office of Sustainability
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2018

Aurora Winslade
Sustainability Director
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2017

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