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Member Spotlight: Maggie Souder, University of California, San Diego

This week’s interview is with Maggie Souder who works as the Sustainability Coordinator at the University of California, San Diego. Continue reading to learn more about Maggie’s work promoting sustainability at UCSD, the advice she has for others in her position who are just getting started, campus sustainability efforts and the different ways she is […]

Member Spotlight: JR Fulton, University of Washington

This week’s interview is with JR Fulton, who works as the Capital Planning and Sustainability Manager for Housing & Food Services (HFS), at the University of Washington. Continue reading to learn more about JR’s work promoting sustainability, the many ways HFS at UW works with students and the advice he has for other campus sustainability […]

Member Spotlight: Tim Galarneau, University of California

This week’s interview is with Tim Galarneau, who works as the Food Systems Education & Research Program Specialist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to working full time at UC Santa Cruz, Tim was active as a student at UCSC working to establish a campus sustainability council, chairing the Student Environmental Center, and […]

Member Spotlight: Joseph Tripodi, Purchase College

This week’s interview is with Joseph Tripodi, the Director of Sustainability at Purchase College State University of New York. Joseph was hired in August 2009 to lead the sustainability efforts for Purchase College. As Director of Sustainability, Joseph is tasked with coordinating the College’s efforts toward climate neutrality. In particular, his areas of focus are […]

Member Spotlight: Terry Link, Greater Lansing Food Bank

This week’s interview is with Terry Link, recently hired as the Executive Director of the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB). Terry began his position at GLFB in February 2009 after founding and working as the Director of Campus Sustainability at Michigan State University. Terry’s work at MSU is well known and his impact on sustainability […]

Member Spotlight: Joanne Perdue, University of Calgary

This week’s interview is with Joanne Perdue, Director of Sustainability for the University of Calgary. Before joining the university, Joanne worked for many years as an architect on high performance green buildings. One of her most notable projects was the C.K. Choi Building at the University of British Columbia, a groundbreaking green building for its […]

Member Spotlight: Jesse Pyles, Green Mountain College

We had the opportunity to hear from Jesse Pyles, the Service-Learning & Sustainability Coordinator at Green Mountain College. Green Mountain College has a strong environmental mission reflected in the 37-credit Environmental Liberal Arts General Education Program that all students complete. Experiential education and service learning are also emphasized, providing students opportunities for hands-on learning. Before […]

Member Spotlight: Susan Kidd, Agnes Scott College

I’m pleased to announce that AASHE is kicking off a new interview series with sustainability leaders from campuses, businesses, and non-profit organizations that are taking the lead in advancing sustainability in higher education. Our inaugural interview is with Susan Kidd, the Director of Sustainability at Agnes Scott College. Susan became the first director of sustainability […]