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 on high­-level strategy as well as specific programs and services.

Current Advisory Council Members

Maroua AMEZIANE
Sustainable Development Project Manager
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
Benguerir, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

George Anderson
Sustainability Coordinator
Endicott College
Beverly, Mass.
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Ozen Asik
Associate Professor
University Canada West
Vancouver, British Columbia
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Rania Assariotaki
Senior Manager for Sustainability, Office of Public Affairs
The American College of Greece
Athens, Greece
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Roya Azizi
Faculty
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Carson, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Elizabeth Bagley
Director of Drawdown Learn
Project Drawdown
San Francisco, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Davis Bookhart
Head of Sustainability & Adjunct Assistant Professor
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Anna Borgerding
Director of Operational Excellence and Sustainability
University of Maryland Baltimore
Perry Hall, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Emily Bowers
State & Local Engagement Director
Green Building Initiative
Portland, OR

Marian Brown
Director, Center for Sustainability and the Environment
Wells College
Aurora, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Sandra Sofia Caeiro
Associate Professor
Universidade Aberta
Lisboa, Portugal
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Julia Carlow
Sustainability Project Manager
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Peer Education Coordinator
University of New Hampshire
Dover, NH
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Yolanda Cieters
Sustainability Manager, Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability
Seattle University
Seattle, WA

Lauren Cromie
Events Coordinator
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Mick Dalrymple
Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Alex Davis
Program Manager, Water and Sustainability Reporting
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Maria de la Fuente
Professor of Spanish
The George Washington University
Washington, DC
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Carol Dollard
Energy Engineer & Co-Chair Presidents Sustainability Commission
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Weston Dripps
Director of Sustainability
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Roberta (Bobbi) Dunham
Learning Experience Designer
Nova Scotia Community College
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Elaine Durr
Director of Sustainability
Elon University
Elon, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Sophie Egan
Communications and Sustainability Advisor, Stanford Dining
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Bridget Flynn
Climate Programs Manager
Second Nature
Boston, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2022

Alex Freid
Founder & Sr. Director
Atlas Consulting, Post-Landfill Action Network
Philadelphia, PA

Karl Fultz
Senior Database Administrator and Vice-Chair Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee – Retired
Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

John Gardner
Sustainability Policy & Planning Analyst, Office of Sustainability
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Sally Grans Korsh
Facilities Management Environmental Policy Advisor
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Christina Greever
Programs Manager
My Green Lab

Christine Hadad
Sponsored Programs Administrator
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Clare Hobby
Director, Purchaser Engagement Global
TCO Development
Houston, TX
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Metropolitan Community College

Omaha, NE
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Eric Howard
National Director
Nelnet Renewable Energy
Boston, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Kristy Howell
Education and Engagement Coordinator
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, KS
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Yumiko Jakobcic
Office of Sustainability Practices Director
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Kendon Jung
NASPA Sustainability Knowledge Community
Tempe, AZ

Ben Kalscheur
Sustainability Assistant Manager
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Kenneth Keeler
Sr. Sustainability Representative
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Peggy Kellen
Director, Policy
Center for Resource Solutions
San Francisco, CA

Etsuko Kinefuchi
Associate Professor
The University of North Carolina Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Bernard Kitheka
Assistant Professor
Missouri State University
Springfield, MO
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Patti Klos
Director of Dining & Business Services
Tufts University
Medford, MA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Ryan Kmetz
Asst. Director Sustainability
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Robert Koester
Professor and Director
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Michael Kornitas
Director of Sustainability and Energy
Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Calandra Lake
Director of Sustainability
The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Neil Leary
Associate Provost and Director, Center for Sustainability Education
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Wee Meng Eric Lee
Associate Professor of Accounting
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Michael Lizotte
University Sustainability Officer
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2022

Clement Loo
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Student Success Coordinator Office of Equity, Diversity, and Intercultural Programs
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, MN
Term Ends: Dec. 2022

Melissa Maigler
Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Sustainability
Stanford University
Redwood City, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Rhett Martin
Faculty
University of Southern Queensland
Wilsonton, QLD, AU
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Caylin McCamp
Education & Outreach Coordinator
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Aliza McHugh
Director of Partnerships
Herbicide Free Campus

Casey Meehan
Sustainability Coordinator
Western Technical College
La Crosse, WI
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Erin Meyer
Sustainable Food Programs Coordinator
University of California Merced
Merced, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Tatiana Molina
Sustainability Director
Universidad CES
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Eric Montell 
Co-Director, Menus of Change University Research Collaborative
Menus of Change University Research Collaborative
Stanford, CA

Brandon Morton
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Dallas College
Dallas, TX
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Delicia Nahman 
Sustainability Director
Lafayette College
Easton, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Joshua Nease 
Sustainability Manager; Selu Academic Program Manager
Radford University
Radford, VA

Melissa Nergard
Director of Sustainability
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Brian Ohl
Ph.D. Candidate and Adjunct Professor
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Wendy Olmstead
Program Manager
California State University Stanislaus
Turlock, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Ayodeji Oluwalana
Waste Reduction and Recycling Program Manager
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Cynthia Philippe
Sustainable Development Advisor, President of Quebec Universities Sustainability Network, Spokesperson for the Canadian Alliance of College and University Sustainability Professionals
The University of Quebec in Montreal
Montréal, Québec

Eileen Poiani
Chair, Sustainability Council; Special Assistant to the President; Professor of Mathematics
Saint Peter’s University: The Jesuit University of New Jersey
Jersey City, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Alex Polkki
Health, Safety and Athletics Coordinator
Marianopolis College
Westmount, Québec
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Colgate University
Hamilton, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Mercedes Quesada-Embid
Associate Professor, Environmental Policy and Advocacy
Catawba College
Salisbury, NC
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Leslie Raucher
Associate Director, Campus Sustainability & Climate Action
Barnard College
New York, NY
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Martha Joh Reeder
Associate Teaching Professor
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Yelena M. Rivera-Vale
Web Development and Communications Specialist
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Debra Rowe
President
US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
Washington, DC
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Dibyendu Sarkar
Professor; Founding Director, Sustainability Mgmt Grad Program
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Aurora Sharrard
Director of Sustainability
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Janice Simpkin
Department Chair/Professor of Biology
College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls, ID
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Katy Mike Smaistrla
Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coordinator
University of Missouri, St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Heather Spalding
Sustainability Fellow, Office of the Provost; Coordinator, Field Experiences in College of Education and Professional Studies
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Kris Spriano
Technical Programs Director
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC)
Washington, D.C.

Shane Tedder
Campus Sustainability Officer
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Christopher Teng
Lecturer
San Jose State University
Lexington, KY
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Kimberly Thomas
Senior Director of Facility Services
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Gioia Thompson
Outreach Manager, Office of Sustainability
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Ellen Vaughan
Water & Climate Action Manager
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Marinos Voukis
Director of Communication, Marketing and International Relations Services
Cyprus University of Technology
Limassol, Cyprus
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

Tina White
Program Director, Real Food Challenge
Real Food Generation
Lexington, MA

Jean Wu
Green Office Sustainability Programs Director
Franklin University Switzerland
Ticino, Switzerland
Term Ends: Dec. 2024

Brian Zeid
Accountant
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Term Ends: Dec. 2023

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