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Member Spotlight: Carrie Schuster, SCA Tissue

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. SCA Tissue’s Marketing Manager for Sustainability and Hygiene, Carrie Schuster, grew up in the country spending her days getting her hands dirty in her family’s garden. Her appreciation for the outdoors showed her not only […]

Member Spotlight: Ciannat Howett, Emory University

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. Ciannat Howett transitioned her interest and 15-year legal career in social justice and sustainability to improve Emory University’s campus and the surrounding community in 2006 when she became the institution’s first Director of Sustainability Initiatives. […]

Member Spotlight: Dale McIntyre, Pharos Systems International

The Member Spotlight celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability at their campuses and in their surrounding communities. Dale McIntyre is Vice President, Marketing and Sustainability at Pharos Systems International, an enterprise print solutions provider headquartered in Rochester, New York. Mr. McIntyre provides leadership for all marketing activities and most recently led the […]

Member Spotlight: Sam Hummel, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

Last fall, AASHE partnered with the Green Products Roundtable (GPR) on a pilot project that examined the impacts associated with an average higher education institution’s spending. One of the project’s goals was to produce insights into how the thirteen procurement-related credits in STARS could be enhanced. That goal was accomplished when GPR submitted twenty pages […]

Member Spotlight: Herb Sharpe, Waste Management

Judy Walton, AASHE’s Chief Publications Officer, recently interviewed Herb Sharpe, Corporate Director of Education and Health Care Solutions at Waste Management, an AASHE Business Leader Member. Herb is responsible for leading a team of sales and sustainability professionals to drive value and provide sustainable solutions to Waste Management’s customers. He joined Waste Management in the […]

Member Spotlight: Nurit Katz, University of California, Los Angeles

Nurit Katz, UCLA’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, sat down recently with Judy Walton, AASHE’s chief publications officer, to discuss Nurit’s work on campus and involvement in the AASHE 2012 conference. Nurit also serves on AASHE’s STARS Steering Committee and is an instructor for UCLA Extension’s Global Sustainability Certificate Program. While a graduate student, Nurit founded […]

Member Spotlight: Richard Miller, University of Connecticut

Richard Miller, the University of Connecticut’s first environmental and sustainability officer, spoke with Judy Walton at AASHE recently about his work and experiences. Rich serves on the Steering Committee of the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium and the Executive Committee of the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence. Prior to joining UConn in 2002, Rich had worked […]

Member Spotlight: Yoni Landau and Danny Spitzberg of CoFed

CoFED, the Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive, supports over 40 student teams in regions across North America. CoFED serves as a network and training program that empowers students to create ethically-sourced, cooperatively-run food enterprises on college campuses. AASHE recently spoke with founder and Co-Director Yoni Landau and Danny Spitzberg, Lead Trainer and Co-Director. Continue reading to […]

Member Spotlight: Robert Newsome, NAICU

Robert “Bo” Newsome, the Director of Outreach and State Relations at the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), talks to AASHE about sustainability initiatives at NAICU and its members (nonprofit, private universities and colleges in the US), and how NAICU is working to advance public knowledge of affordability at higher education institutions. Bo […]

Member Spotlight: John Robinson, University of British Columbia

John Robinson, the Executive Director of the University of British Columbia’s Sustainability Initiative sat down with AASHE to discuss the recently opened Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) building to promote sustainability research. Dr. Robinson has been teaching at UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability since 1992. Prior to joining UBC, he taught […]