Office of Sustainability

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The Office of Sustainability’s mission is to lead the integration of sustainability into the Lehigh University’s operations, curriculum, co-curriculum, research, and engagement with the broader community.  We aim to seamlessly integrate sustainability principles into the values and practices of the university, contributing to the social, environmental, and financial excellence of the university. Our office is located at 516 Broadhead.

Office Objectives

Leadership: Provide information, resources and strategic guidance to senior administrators, faculty, staff, and students working to integrate sustainability practices and policies into their programs.

Policy Development: Develop policies that promote environmentally sensitive behavior by campus users and environmentally as well as fiscally responsible development and stewardship of campus assets.

Projects & Programs: Create, implement, and manage innovative programs and events, in partnership with other campus units whenever possible, that integrate sustainability into operations, research, curriculum, co-curriculum, and engagement with the broader community.

Monitoring:   Establish metrics and track institutional sustainability performance.

Outreach: Share the University’s sustainability story and encourage the campus community to contribute to its growth and success.

 

Staff

KATHARINE TARGETT GROSS
Sustainability Officer
AUDREY MCSAIN
Sustainability Program Manager
DEB MARTIN
Bethlehem Farmers Market Manager

Graduate Assistants

ALEKSANDER GULKEWICZ
Graduate Assistant: Metrics and Reporting

Eco-Rep Coordinators

EMMA NEARY
Eco-Rep Coorindator
JULIA PATRIDGE
Eco-Rep Coordinator
LEXY TRACY
Eco-Rep Coordinator
AJAH QUAWIY
Eco-Rep Coordinator

Sustainable Office Program Assistants

BEN MURPHY-SCHMEHL
Sustainable Office Program Assistant
ZOE MADSEN
Sustainable Office Program Assistant

Sustainability Events Assistants

SAKSHI ACHARYA
Sustainability Events Assistant
AVA ROSATO
Sustainability Events Assistant

Graphic Design Assistants

SHARUN RAJARAM
Graphic Design Assistant
ERIC KERSTEN
Graphic Design Assistant
CAROLINE NAGY
Graphic Design Assistant
MAX JIKHAREV
Graphic Design Assistant

Sustainability Metrics & Reporting Assistants

ALEXIS ROMEO
Sustainability Metrics & Reporting Assistant
SEAN HONG
Sustainability Metrics & Reporting Assistant
LISA TSENG
Sustainability Metrics & Reporting Assistant
LILLIAN MAKHOUL
Sustainability Metrics & Reporting Assistant

Photography & Videography Assistant

NORA THOMSON
Photography & Videography Assistant

Social Media, Marketing, and Communications Assistants

NOELLE ERIKSON
Social Media, Marketing, and Communications Assistant
ELENA PEREZ-SEGNINI
Social Media, Marketing, and Communications Assistant
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