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Emerson AndrewsEmerson Andrews

Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund Manager


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 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.

amy-brunvandAmy Brunvand

Associate Librarian


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.

Chief Sustainability Office Kerry Case
Kerry Case

Chief Sustainability Officer


Kerry provides senior administrative leadership for strategic planning and implementation of institutional sustainability efforts at the University of Utah. She oversees the work of the Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC), Sustainability Office, and efforts to incorporate sustainability into the academic curriculum.

Ginger Cannon

Active Transportation Manager


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

Ayrel Clark-Proffitt

Communications and Engagement Manager


Ayrel develops and implements initiatives that engage the university in a culture of environmental, social, and financial sustainability. She also manages the Sustainability Office social media, newsletters, and website.

Meghan Dovick

Associate Instructor

Instructs and teaches SUST courses including GCSC Seminar and Global Changes and Society courses. Administers the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and advises enrolled graduate students.    Works with and supports GCSC leadership in affiliated events and programs.

Julie Johnsson

Global Change & Sustainability Center Program Assistant and Interim Sustainability Administrative Support


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


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 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.

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Jennifer Watt

Director of Sustainability Education

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