Sustainability Steering Committee

Purpose

The Committee is charged with advising University leadership on matters pertaining to the campus environment and sustainability. The mission of the Committee includes three central goals:

  • Advance sustainable practices on campus to make sustainability integral to the fabric of Boston University
  • Engage the campus in an ongoing dialogue about sustainability and enhance communications across all segments of the community
  • Instill a culture of sustainable long-term planning and forward-thinking

Responsibilities

  • Define areas to be studied by Working Groups; Working Group membership will be determined by the Co-Chairs of the Steering Committee in consultation with the offices of the University Provost, Medical Campus Provost, and Executive Vice President.
  • Provide oversight of Working Groups
  • Provide advice on the development of the Strategic Plan
Name School/College/Department Position
Co-Chairs:
Gary Nicksa Office of the VP for Operations Senior Vice President
Cutler Cleveland College of Arts and Sciences Professor, Geography and Environment
Administration:
Jean Morrison Office of the Provost University Provost
Karen Antman BUMC Office of the Provost Medical Campus Provost
Gary Nicksa Office of the VP for Operations Senior Vice President
Amy Barrett Office of the Provost Director of Academic Facilities
Co-Chair Buildings WG
Kenneth Elmore Dean of Student’s Office Dean of Students
Ara Tahmassian Provost Office (CRC & BUMC) Associate VP for Research Compliance
Willis Wang Global Programs Vice President & Associate Provost for Global Operations
Faculty:
Cutler Cleveland College of Arts and Sciences Professor, Geography and Environment
Carolyn Clark College of Communication Associate Professor
Co-Chair Communications WG
Mark Correia School of Education Assistant Director, Instructional Materials Center
Co-Chair Recycling WG
Michael Gevelber College of Engineering Associate Professor
Co-Chair Energy WG
Linda Grosser Clean Energy & Environmental Sustainability Initiative Director
Richard Reibstein College of Arts and Sciences Adjunct Professor, Geography and Environment
Staff:
Tom Daley Facilities Management & Planning Associate Vice President
David Flynn Facilities Management & Planning Assistant Vice President
Co-Chair Buildings WG
Scott Keene Facilities Management & Planning Executive Director
Co-Chair Energy WG
Dennis Carlberg Facilities Management & Planning Sustainability Director
Co-Chair Communications WG