Sustainability Advisory Committee

Reports to the President

Purpose: To develop recommendations for new sustainability initiatives and for improving current sustainability initiatives. The committee will address issues from recycling, to efficiency, to construction and renovation of facilities, and beyond. The committee will also work on realistic strategies to increase the use of renewable energy so that the University becomes less dependent on coal over time, keeping in mind that recommendations for increasing the use of renewable energy must come with and estimated funding cost.

Matt Morris, Vice President for Administration and Finance/MSU, Co-Chair
Tammy Jahnke, Dean for College of Natural and Applied Science/MSU, Co-Chair
Joel Alexander, Manager of Media & Energy Services, City Utilities
Jen Cox, University Space Manager and Director of Support Services/MSU
Paul Durham, Distinguished Professor of Biology/MSU
Teresa Frederick, Director Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services
Brad Kielhofner, University Engineer & Director of Facilities Management/MSU
Mike Klem, Coordinator Business and Support Services, Agriculture/MSU
Mike Kromrey, Executive Director, Watershed Committee of the Ozarks
Barbara Lucks, Community Volunteer/Consultant
MaryJo Miller, Director of Retail Dining, Dining Services
Douglas Neidigh, Sustainability Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety/MSU
Cole Pruitt, Associate Director, Facilities Management/MSU
Gabriela Rivero-Ramirez, Students for a Sustainable Future, MSU
Adam Shuler, Project Manager/Architect for Planning, Design & Construction/MSU
Brent Stock, Executive Director at James River Basin Partnership
Paige Tieken, Sustainability Commissioner, Student Government Association/MSU
Dr. Alan Tinkler, Associate Professor, English
David Vaughan, Director Environmental Management/MSU
Colin Weber, President, Student Government Association/MSU
Mike Wills, Director Procurement/MSU
Emily Yeap, Public Relations Specialist, University Communications/MSU

Updated July 18, 2022

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