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

Bonny Bentzin (term ends Dec 2016)
Sustainability and Project Integration
Spirit Bay Developments
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Leanne Bilodeau (term ends Dec 2016)
Director, Sustainability Operations
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Davis Bookhart (term ends Dec 2016)
Senior Manager & Head, Sustainability Unit
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environment
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Jon Bortles (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Program Manager
Dept. of Facilities Management
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO

Cassidy Cannon (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Director
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City, NC

Madeleine Charney (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Studies Librarian
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

Blaine Collison (term ends Dec 2015)
Director US EPA Green Power Partnership
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, DC

Phoebe Crisman (term ends Dec 2016)
Associate Professor of Architecture
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Dedee De Longpre Johnston (term ends Dec 2016)
Director, Office of Sustainability
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC

Leanne Denby (term ends Dec 2016)
Director of Sustainability
Macquarie University
North Ride, NSW, Australia

Lisa Dockman (term ends Dec 2016)
Program Lead, Outreach & Engagement
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Richard Donnelly (term ends Dec 2016)
Planning & Development Manager
Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
Burlington, VT

Clara Fang (term ends Dec 2016)
Campus Planning & Sustainability Manager
Towson University
Baltimore, MD

Ira Feldman (term ends Dec 2016)
Masters in Environmental Studies Program
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Sierra Flanigan (term ends Dec 2016)
Director of Campus Sustainability & Social Innovation
Cambridge, MA

Anamarija Frankic (term ends Dec 2016)
Green Boston Harbor Project
Center for Governance and Sustainability
University of Massachusetts
Boston, MA

Jesse Freedman (term ends Dec 2015)
Joint Energy Manager
Hollins University/Emory & Henry College
Atlanta, GA

Stephania Fregosi (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Coordinator
Chemeketa Community College
Salem, OR

Jess Gerrior (term ends Dec 2016)
Ph.D. Candidate/Lecturer
Antioch University New England
Keene, NH

Smith Getterman (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Coordinator
Baylor University
Waco, TX

Angela Halfacre (term ends Dec 2016)
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Director of Center for Sustainability
Furman University
Greenville, SC

Billie Hardin (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Project Manger Facilities Management
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Lexington, KY

Ciannat Howett (term ends 2016)
Director of Sustainability Initiatives
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Trina Innes (term ends Dec 2016)
Director, Office of Sustainability
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Jon Jensen (term ends Dec 2016)
Professor in Philosophy and Environmental Studies
Luther College
Decorah, Iowa

Bob Koester (term ends Dec 2016)
Director, Center for Research/Education/Service (CERES)
Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Erika Kociolek (term ends Dec 2015)
Evaluation Project Manager
Energy Trust of Oregon
Vancouver, WA

Gene Luna (term ends Dec 2015)
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Academic Support
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Sonia Marcus (term ends Dec 2016)
Director of Sustainability
University of North Carolina Asheville
Asheville, NC

Steve Mital (term ends Dec 2015)
Director of Sustainability
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Vivan Neal (term ends Dec 2015)
Program Director / Educational Consultant, Teaching and Learning Centre
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, Canada

Mark Orlowski (term ends Dec 2015)
Executive Director
Sustainable Endowments Institute
Cambridge, MA

Mieko Ozeki (term ends Dec 2016)
Projects Coordinator
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Jacqueline Palmer (term ends 2016)
Deputy Director, Facilities Management
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

Jacob Park (term ends Dec 2016)
Associate Professor of Business Strategy and Sustainability
Director Service Learning program
Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT

Kelly Parker (term ends 2015)
Professor of Philosophy, Environmental Studies, and Liberal Studies
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI

Roderic A. Parnell (term ends Dec 2016)
Professor in School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainbility
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ

Daniel Pedersen (term ends 2016)
Vice President of Science & Standards
Green Seal
Washington, DC

Linda Petee (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability and Risk Management Coordinator
Delta College
University Center, MI

Jacob Pollack (term ends Dec 2016)
Program Manager, Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Stephenie Presseller (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Manager/Center for Sustainability
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL

John Pumilio (term ends Dec 2016)
Director of Sustainability/President
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

Andrea Ruedy Trimble (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Director
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Matthew St. Clair (term ends Dec 2016)
Sustainability Manager
University of California, Oakland
Oakland, CA

Leith Sharp (term ends Dec 2015)
Founding Co-Chair
Sustainable Futures Academy/ Harvard U
Boston, MA

Nathan Shuler (term ends 2015)
Assistant Director of Valet
Norton Center for the Arts
Danville, KY

Jim Simon (term ends 2016)
Director of Sustainability
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA

Nicole Sintov (term ends Dec 2015)
Behavioral Scientist
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Kim Smith (term ends Dec 2015)
Sociology Instructor
Portland Community College
Portland, OR

Heather Spalding (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Erin Stanforth (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Manager
Portland Community College
Portland, OR

Elizabeth Swiman (term ends Dec 2016)
Director, Sustainable Campus
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Sheri Tonn (term ends Dec 2016)
VP, Finance and Operations
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA

Ron van der Veen (term ends Dec 2016)
Seattle, WA

William Van Lopik (term ends Dec 2015)
Chair of the Social Science Division
College of Menominee Nation
Keshena, WI

John Wawrzaszek (term ends Dec 2015)
Sustainability Manager
Columbia College
Chicago, IL

Aurora Winslade (term ends Dec 2016)
Transformational Program Manager
Hawai'i Energy
Honolulu, HI

Stephen Brim Woolpert (term ends Dec 2015)
Dean, School of Liberal Arts
St Mary's College of California
Moraga, CA

Senior Advisory Council Members

Anthony D. Cortese
Second Nature
Boston, MA

Peter W. Bardaglio
Senior Fellow
Second Nature
Trumansburg, NY

Wynn Calder
University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF)
Washington, DC

James L. Elder
Campaign for Environmental Literacy
Manchester, MA

Nan Jenks-Jay
Dean of Environmental Affairs
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

Julian Keniry
Senior Director
National Wildlife Federation
Reston, VA

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

David Orr
Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

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

Shana Weber
Director, Office of Sustainability
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ