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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 the Green Cat Challenge Awards honor and recognize the importance of the environment and best sustainable practices as an important university goal. This year's winners were announced at the Spring Lake Earth Day Festival at the Meadows Center on April 20, 2019:

Individual Student: Emma Parsley, Engineering Technology Senior
Student Group: Bobcat Blend
Staff Organization: Registrar's Office
Individual Faculty Member: Tina Cade, Agriculture
Honorary Mention: Tom Shewan, Facilities

2019 - 2020 Members

Environment & Sustainability Committee College Term Exp Email
Ms. Portia Gottschall Applied Arts 2022 P_m77@txstate.edu
Dr. Leyuan You Business 2021 Ly17@txstate.edu
Dr. Michelle Forsythe Education 2022 Mef104@txstate.edu
Ms. Hannah Thornton At Large (Applied Arts) 2020 Ht1074@txstate.edu
Dr. Lindsay Timmerman Fine Arts & Communication 2021 lindseyt@txstate.edu
Dr. Paula Stigler Health Professions 2022 Pes52@txstate.edu
Dr. Rebecca Bell-Metereau, Chair Liberal Arts 2021 RB12@txstate.edu
Dr. Colleen Myles Liberal Arts 2021 Cch64@txstate.edu
Ms. Laura Waugh Library 2022 Lsw42@txstate.edu
Dr. BJ Spencer Science & Engineering 2021 Bs39@txstate.edu
Mr. Robert Eby Staff Council 2019 rfe4@txstate.edu