Advisory Council

AASHE’s Advisory Council (AC) promotes and supports the organization’s growth and development, and advises staff on complex and/​or specialized matters as well as general programmatic efforts​. The AC consists of leaders from higher education, business, nonprofit, and government sectors, nominated by AASHE members, volunteers and staff, and approved by the board of directors. The current description, and roles and responsibilities, were approved in September 2015.

Advisory Council Members

Melissa Altman (term ends Dec. 2018)
Office of Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Va.

Michael Arny (term ends Dec. 2017)
President
Leonardo Academy
Madison, Wis.

Elaine Aye (term ends Dec. 2017)
President
Green Building Services, Inc.
Portland, Ore.

Krista Bailey (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director, Center for a Sustainable Future
Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, Ind.

Peter W. Bardaglio (term ends Dec. 2018)
Senior Fellow
Second Nature
Ithaca, N.Y.

Natalie Berland (term ends Dec. 2018)
Asst. Director of Sustainability
Bentley University
Waltham, Mass.

Leanne Bilodeau (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Director, Sustainability Operations, Campus Planning + Development
UBC Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia, Can.

Davis Bookhart (term ends Dec. 2018)
Senior Manager & Head, Sustainability Unit
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environment
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Ken Botts (term ends Dec. 2018)
Food Policy Manager
Humane Society of the United States
Gaithersburg, Md.

Kevin Bright (term ends Dec. 2018)
Energy and Sustainability Director
Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency
Rochester, Minn.

Sarah Brylinsky (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Communications & Integration Manager
Cornell University
Ithaca, N.Y.

Jillian Buckholz (term ends Dec. 2017)
Director of Sustainability
California State University East Bay
Hayward, Calif.

Henry Bullamore (term ends Dec. 2017)
Professor
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Md.

Wynn Calder (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director
University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF)
Washington, D.C.

John Callewaert (term ends Dec. 2018)
Emerging Opportunities Program Director
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Brian Campbell (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability Education
Central College
Pella, Iowa

Thien Chau (term ends Dec. 2018)
Student
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb.

Anthony D. Cortese (term ends Dec. 2018)
Principal
Intentional Endowments Network
Cambridge, Mass.

Jennifer deHart (term ends Dec. 2018)
Chief Sustainability Officer
Unity College
Unity, Maine

Dedee DeLongpre Johnston (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director, Office of Sustainability
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, N.C.

Andrea Desimone (term ends Dec. 2018)
Purchaser Relations Manager
Green Electronics Council
Portland, Ore.

Weston Dripps (term ends Dec 2018)
Executive Director, David E. Shi Center for Sustainability
Associate Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Furman University
Greenville, S.C.

Bobbi Dunham (term ends Dec 2018)
Instructional Learning and Technology Specialist
Nova Scotia Community College
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Can.

Brian Eisenhauer (term ends Dec. 2018)
Professor
Director, Office of Environmental Sustainability
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, N.H.

James L. Elder (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director
Campaign for Environmental Literacy
Manchester, Mass.

Lisa Farley (term ends Dec. 2018)
Supervisor, Senior Purchasing Agent
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Mich.

Jim Ferris (term ends Dec. 2018)
President
JPF Consulting
Manalapan, N.J.

Sierra Flanigan (term ends Dec. 2018)
Managing Partner
Coalesce, LLC
Cambridge, Mass.

Bridget Flynn (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Manager
Oberlin College
Oberlin, Ohio

Vicki Foust (term ends Dec. 2018)
PhD Candidate, Adjunct Lecturer
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, N.C.

Stephania Fregosi (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Coordinator
Chemeketa Community College
Salem, Ore.

Jess Gerrior (term ends Dec. 2018)
Doctoral Fellow
Director of Learning & Practice, Sustainability Curriculum Consortium
Antioch University New England
Keene, N.H.

Randa Ghattas (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Project Manager
MIT
Cambridge, Mass.

Amanda Graham (term ends Dec. 2018)
Executive Director, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative
MIT
Cambridge, Mass.

Matthew Harmin (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Coordinator
Goucher College
Towson, Md.

Rachel Harvey (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Program Manager Student Housing
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, Calif.

Lindell Haverstic (term ends Dec. 2018)
Architect
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, Kan.

Justin Heavey (term ends Dec. 2018)
Senior Staff Assistant
Syracuse University
Syracuse, N.Y.

Eric Hedin (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Ball State University
Muncie, Ind.

Nan Jenks-Jay (term ends Dec. 2018)
Dean of Environmental Affairs
Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vt.

Ben Kalscheur (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Assistant Manager
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Melissa Kamai-Arambula (term ends Dec. 2017)
Instructor
Lansing Community College
Lansing, Mich.

Julian Keniry (term ends Dec. 2018)
Senior Director
National Wildlife Federation
Reston, Va.

Áine Keogh (term ends Dec. 2018)
Specialist, Operational Sustainability & Reporting
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Can.

Rosi Kerr (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
Dartmouth College
Hanover, N.H.

Bob Koester (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director, Center for Research/Education/Service (CERES)
Ball State University
Muncie, Ind.

Michael Kornitas (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability and Energy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, N.J.

Clement Loo (term ends Dec. 2018)
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Coordinator of Sustainability Leaders for the Future
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, Minn.

Jean MacGregor (term ends Dec. 2018)
Senior Scholar, WA Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education
Director, Curriculum for the Bioregion, WA Center for Undergraduate Education
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, Wash.

Diego Martinez-Lugo (term ends Dec. 2018)
Student
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Ariz.

Colleen McCormick (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
University of California, Merced
Merced, Calif.

Sara McKinstry (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Director
University of California San Diego
San Diego, Calif.

Beth Mercer-Taylor (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Education Coordinator
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, Minn.

Francois Miller (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
McGill University
Montreal, Québec, Can.

Laura Miller (term ends Dec. 2018)
Energy Technical Specialist—Education
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Conn.

Rich Miller (AASHE Board Member Liaison)
Director, Environmental Policy
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Conn.

Nina Morris (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Program Manager, Outreach & Engagement
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Cesar Nanni (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Coordinator
University of Monterrey
San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León., Mex.

Kylie Nealis (term ends Dec. 2018)
National Organizer, Fair Trade Colleges and Universities
Fair Trade USA
Oakland, Calif.

Richard Niesenbaum (term ends Dec. 2018)
Professor and Director of Sustainability Studies
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, Pa.

Melissa A Nergard (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
Illinois State University
Normal, Ill.

David Norvell (term ends Dec. 2018)
Asst. VP Sustainability Initiatives
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Fla.

Chris O'Brien (term ends Dec. 2017)
Director, Higher Education Programs, Altenex
Lecturer, Kogod School of Business
American University
Washington, D.C.

Shari Olson (term ends Dec. 2018)
President
South Mountain Community College
Phoenix, Ariz.

Mark Orlowski (term ends Dec. 2017)
Founder & Executive Director
Sustainable Endowments Institute
Cambridge, Mass.

David Orr (term ends Dec. 2018)
Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics
Oberlin College
Oberlin, Ohio

Jacob Park (term ends Dec 2018)
Professor of Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Green Mountain College
Poultney, Vt.

Kelly Parker (term ends 2017)
Professor and Director
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Mich.

Roderic A. Parnell (term ends Dec.2018)
Coordinator of Academic Sustainability
Professor of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Ariz.

Daniel Pedersen (term ends Dec. 2018)
Vice President of Science & Standards
Green Seal
Washington, D.C.

Linda Petee (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability and Risk Management Coordinator
Delta College
University Center, Mich.

Jacob Pollack (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Program Manager
Strategic Energy Innovations
San Rafael, Calif.

Stephenie Presseller (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Manager
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, Ill.

John Pumilio (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability/President
Colgate University
Hamilton, N.Y.

Srinivasan Raghavan (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Manager
University of Missouri, Columbia
Columbia, Mo.

Matthew Rankin (term ends Dec. 2018)
Assistant Vice President
First American Education Finance
Rochester, N.Y.

Debra Rowe (term ends Dec. 2018)
Faculty, Environmental Systems & Behavioral Sciences
Oakland Community College
President,
U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
Farmington Hills, Mich.

Caroline Savage (term ends Dec. 2017)
Director, Institute for Community Sustainability
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Ind.

Jacob Sherman (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator
Portland State University
Portland, Ore.

Jim Simon (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
Gonzaga University
Spokane, Wash.

Hannah Slodounik (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Coordinator
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Katy Mike Smaistrla (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coordinator
University of Missouri – St. Louis
St. Louis, Mo.

Ezra Small (term ends Dec. 2018)
Campus Sustainability Manager
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Mass.

Carl Smith (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Ark.

Riley Smith (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Coordinator
Saint Mary's College of California
Moraga, Calif.

Heather Spalding (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator
Portland State University
Portland, Ore.

Alicia Sprow (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Initiatives Coordinator
Alvernia University
Reading, Pa.

Matthew St. Clair (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director of Sustainability
University of California Office of the President
Oakland, Calif.

Frederick Stoss (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Librarian (Faculty)
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, N.Y.

Elizabeth Swiman (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director, Sustainable Campus
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Fla.

Liz Tomaszewski (term ends Dec. 2018)
Associate Director of Sustainability
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, Mass.

Andrea Trimble (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Director
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Va.

Ashwani Vasishth (term ends Dec. 2018)
Professor, Director of Sustainability
Ramapo College Of New Jersey
Mahwah, N.J.

Brandon Verhoff (term ends Dec. 2018)
St. Louis, Mo.

Jabari Walker (term ends Dec. 2018)
Assistant to the VP of Administration & Finance
Bowie State University
Bowie, Md.

Jim Walker (term ends Dec. 2017)
Director of Sustainability
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Tamara Wallace (term ends Dec. 2018)
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.

Shana Weber (term ends Dec. 2018)
Director, Office of Sustainability
Princeton University
Princeton, N.J.

Aurora Winslade (term ends Dec. 2017)
Sustainability Director
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pa.