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Welcome Back!

September 27, 2016 at 11:27 am
By Amy Roach

The Sustainability Office is back in action and we are excited to introduce our staff for this upcoming 2016-2017 school year!

2016-2017 STA-ff

Alex Miller is our new Sustainability Program Coordinator.  After graduating from Bemidji State University in 2015 with a degree in Environmental Management, she went on to work at the College of St. Ben’s as their Sustainability Fellow.

In addition to being our Sustainability Program Coordinator, Alex is also working with MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) to plan a conference for teaching about adaptability to Climate Change in higher education.  She also works on the steering committee for UMACS, which is the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability.  Being part of this committee means she spends time helping to plan the conference that happens every other year for faculty, staff, students and anyone else who is interested in sustainability in higher education.

So far, Alex enjoys Northfield’s small town charm and all the biking she sees around town!  Alex is looking forward to attending the AASHE conference in Baltimore in October.  She’s also excited for Climate Action Week and to see everyone come together around a big topic area.  If you see Alex around campus, be sure to say hello!

Sustainability Assistants

Ankita Verma (‘17) works on publicity in campus housing and serves as the liaison between the Sustainability Office and Residential Life.

Natalie Jacobson (‘18) is the Special Events Coordinator for the Sustainability Office. By working on the planning of special events like Climate Action Week, she makes sustainability accessible to the campus as a whole, not just Carleton's environmental interest groups.

Bex Klafter (‘18) leads the Environmental Alliance and works on the Real Food Calculator, Carleton's institutional food purchasing assessment tool.

Julian Palmer (‘18) works on energy issues at Carleton, and research on Carleton's sustainability initiatives and how they can be improved.

Emma Link (‘18) helps track Carleton's waste production and finds ways to reduce it.

Amy Roach (‘18)
works on publicity for Carleton sustainability events.

Jenna Greene (’17) works on the real food calculator and energy issues on campus.

Brynna Mering (‘17) works on energy data management and website maintenance.

As always, be on the lookout for upcoming events, and be sure to like us on Facebook (Carleton College Sustainability Office), and follow us on Twitter (@SustainCarl)!

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