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Environmental Sustainability Committee
Environmental Sustainability Committee

Environmental Sustainability Committee


Purpose

The purpose of the Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC) is to provide a forum for campus-wide efforts to improve environmental sustainability, and to develop and coordinate the implementation of Mesa’s Climate Action Plan.  The committee will collaborate with relevant governance groups and provide recommendations to the President’s Cabinet.

Type: Governance

Reports to: President's Cabinet (PCAB)

Meets: The Environmental Sustainability Committee meets on selected Fridays from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  |  View Agendas & Minutes


Goals

  1. Identify, develop, and implement initiatives that improve sustainability on campus, including Mesa’s Climate Action Plan.
  2. Raise awareness of environmental racism, of the equity implications of climate change, and of other environmental issues on campus and in the community.
  3. Sponsor campus events and activities that support sustainability.
  4. Promote interdisciplinary cooperation and inclusion of sustainability topics into the curriculum.
  5. Help students identify "Green" career paths.

Membership 2022-2023

  • (1) Faculty Representative
  • Dean Leavitt
    Professor, Biology
  • Representatives from across the curriculum and providing expertise on the social, economic, and environmental aspects of sustainability)

  • (3) Representatives
       
  • Nancy Cortés
    Classified Senate Representative, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Gerry Vanderpot
    Classified Senate Representative, Facilities
  • (2) Representatives
  • VACANT
    Associated Student Representative
  • VACANT
    TerraMesa Representative
  • (1) Facilities Manager
    (1) Cafeteria Manager
    (1) Reprographics Manager
    (1) Bookstore Manager
  • (1) Representative
  • (3) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (1) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)
  • (x) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (x) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)
  • (3) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (1) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)
  • (3) Classified or Faculty Representative
    (1) Other representatives
  • Madeleine Hinkes
    Dean, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Taj George
    Administrative Technician, Administrative Services
  • Dina Miyoshi
    Faculty, Psychology
  • Genevieve Esguerra
    Student Affairs
  • New Membership
    New Area (copy this line for new members)

Additional Information

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* ESC Webpage Representative: Michelle Rodriguez