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Environment & Sustainability Committee

Function:

Works to increase communication and create synergy around environmental and sustainability efforts of administrators, staff, faculty, and students by monitoring, coordinating and communicating with departments and relevant committees and student organizations. Its goals are to promote and publicize best practices, increase sustainability across the university, and strengthen Texas State's stewardship of our environment. The committee meets twice monthly during long semesters.

The Environment and Sustainability Committee's annual Green Cat Challenge Awards honor and recognize the importance of the environment and best sustainable practices as an important university goal. The 2021 winners were announced during a Zoom meeting on May 4, 2021

Student: Haley Tacker
Student Organization: Gamma Theta Upsilon
Faculty member: Maedeh Dabbaghianamiri
Staff organization: Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing

2021 - 2022 Members

College Environment and Sustainability Committee Term Exp Email
Applied Arts Portia Gottschall Senior Lecturer, OWLS 2022 P_m77@txstate.edu
Applied Arts Tina Cade Associate Professor, Agricultural Sciences Ex officio Tc10@txstate.edu
Business Sidney Anderson Assistant Professor, Marketing 2024 sta19@txstate.edu
Education Michelle Forsythe Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction 2022 Mef104@txstate.edu
At Large-Education Kyle Patek Lecturer, Health and Human Performance 2023 Kp1367@txstate.edu
Fine Arts and Communication Lindsay Timmerman Associate Professor, Communication Studies 2024 lindsayt@txstate.edu
Health Professions Ranjini Mohan Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders 2022 R_M652@txstate.edu
Liberal Arts Colleen Myles Associate Professor, Geography 2024 Cch64@txstate.edu
Library Laura Waugh Librarian, Alkek Library 2022 Lsw42@txstate.edu
Science and Engineering Jason Martina Assistant Professor, Biology 2024 j_m1601@txstate.edu
Staff Council Amy Wong Coordinator, Round Rock ex officio xw10@txstate.edu

Gordon Green Associate Vice President, Facilities ex officio

Nancy Nusbaum Associate Vice President for Finance and Support Services Planning ex officio