Team


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Emerson Andrews

Emerson Andrews

Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund

emerson.andrews@utah.edu

801-581-7510

Emerson works with students to help them access grant funding for sustainability-focused projects through the Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund. He also works closely with Facilities Management to identify and initiate larger projects with cost savings for the Revolving Loan Fund.


Brenda Bowen, director of the Global Change and Sustainability Center.

Brenda Bowen

Director of Global Change & Sustainability Center

brenda.bowen@utah.edu

801-585-5326

Brenda oversees the creation and execution of the GCSC Strategic Plan, develops and oversees the budget, represents the GCSC in outreach, collaborations, committees and initiatives, designs research, training and teaching activities, and supervises and supports the development of staff members.


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Amy Brunvand

Associate Librarian

amy.brunvand@utah.edu

801-585-9352

Amy is an academic librarian embedded in the Sustainability Office. Her primary areas of focus are data collection for the STARS report on campus sustainability, research consultation, data and assessment help for sustainability related topics, and collection and archiving to support sustainable activity and research on campus and use of the campus as a living laboratory. 


Adrienne Cachelin

Adrienne Cachelin

Director of Sustainability Education

adrienne.cachelin@health.utah.edu

801-859-9060

Adrienne works to identify and promote sustainability education across campus through faculty and college-level initiatives.


Ginger Cannon

Active Transportation Manager

ginger.cannon@utah.edu

801-581-7505

Ginger manages programming, research, and infrastructure for the benefit of people who walk, bike or roll to their campus destinations.


Ayrel Clark-Proffitt

Ayrel Clark-Proffitt

Campus Engagement Coordinator

ayrel.clark@sustainability.utah.edu

801-581-7506

In her role, Ayrel develops and implements initiatives that promote a culture of environmental, social, and financial sustainability among the campus community. She also connects with various groups and departments across campus to educate and expand sustainable behaviors.


Keith Diaz-Moore

Interim Chief Sustainability Officer

diazmoore@utah.edu

801-585-1756

Keith provides senior administrative leadership for strategic planning and implementation of institutional sustainability efforts at the University of Utah. He oversees the work of the Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC), Sustainability Office, and efforts to incorporate sustainability into the academic curriculum. Keith is also the current Dean of the College of Architecture + Planning.


Karren Fultz

Sustainability Administrative Officer – Green Office Programs

karren.fultz@utah.edu

801-587-9036

Karren manages the Green Office program and supports general office operations.


Kate Whitbeck

Kate Whitbeck

Communications & Relationship Manager

kate.whitbeck@utah.edu

801-585-7358

Kate manages communications and fundraising efforts focused on promoting sustainability-related research, education and campus programming.


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Julie Johnsson

Global Change & Sustainability Center Program Assistant

julie.johnsson@utah.edu

801-581-6414

Julie assists GCSC student grant recipients by purchasing supplies and equipment, processing travel reimbursements and disbursing scholarships. Julie arranges logistics for meetings and events, develops itineraries for visitors, and provides accounting support.


Jessica Kemper

 Sustainable Food Initiatives Manager

jessica.kemper@utah.edu

801-585-9789

Jess is an advocate for student voices, coordinating student food groups and developing strategies to bring more sustainable food to campus. The programs she manages are designed to acheive goals around food procurement, access, literacy, and leadership, as outlined by the Sustainability Action Plan.


laurie_mecham_smLaurie Mecham

Global Change & Sustainability Center Administrative Program Coordinator

laurie.mecham@utah.edu

801-581-6414

Laurie supports the Director and the GCSC Executive Committee and manages processes such as fellowship and grant applications, website and internal communications, events, reporting, and special projects.


Sustainability Director Myron Willson stands in front of the LEED-Gold Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community building.

Myron Willson

Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer

myron.willson@sustainability.utah.edu

801-585-3173

In partnership with key stakeholders, Myron is engaged in the collaborative process of developing and implementing a strategic plan for sustainability across campus. He oversees the activities of the sustainability office, and works with campus partners to address sustainability in education, research, engagement, operations, planning and administration.


 

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