Advisory Council
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Learn about the structure of the AC.

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

Charles Allen
Sustainability Program Manager
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Joseph Burzynski
Assistant Professor English
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texarkana, TX
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

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

Mick Dalrymple
Director, University Sustainability Practices
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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. 2019

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

Heather Hassel-Finnegan
Sustainability Product Manager
Sightlines
Folsom, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

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

Sally Grans Korsh
Director, Facilities Management and Environmental Policy
National Association of College and University Business Officers
District of Columbia
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Laura Hill
Senior Lecturer and Co-chair of the Sustainability Curriculum Review Committee
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Krista Hiser
Professor, UH System Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator
University of Hawaii System
Honolulu, HI
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Nurit Katz
Chief Sustainability Officer
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Bradley Kendrex
Vice President, Administration and Finance
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Chandler, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Michael Kenny
Phd Student/Executive Director of a student-funded environmental organization
York University
Toronto, Ontario
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Wee Meng Eric Lee
Associate Professor of Accounting
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Nicholas McCreary
Sustainability Coordinator
Indiana State University
Coatsville, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Caylin McKee
Education & Outreach Coordinator
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Casey Meehan
Sustainability Coordinator
Western Technical College
La Crosse, WI
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

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

Debbie Namugayi
Sustainability Coordinator
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Joshua Nease 
Sustainability Manager; Selu Academic Program Manager
Radford University
Radford, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Benjamin Newton
Environmental Sustainability Director
Central Community College
Grand Island, NE
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Kathleen Ng
Senior Sustainability Officer
McGill University
Montreal, Québec, Canada
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

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

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

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

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

Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director, Faculty
Saint Joseph’s College
Standish, ME
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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. 2019

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
Campus as Lab Manager
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Jordan Schanda
Sustainability Coordinator
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Louis Spanias
Sustainability Program Manager
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Mike Stopka
Founder/Principal
MIST
Chicago, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

Annie Thomas
Consultant
Sustainable Business Consulting
Seattle, WA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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

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

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
Director of Sustainability
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

Jim Wrathall
Counsel
K&L Gates LLP
District of Columbia
Term Ends: Dec. 2019

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