Sustainable Cornell Council

Membership

To contact the Sustainable Cornell Council, please email sustainability@cornell.edu or visit the Project Support page.

Membership FY19-20

Leadership Team
  • Chair: Rick Burgess, vice president for facilities and campus services
  • Chair: Lance R. Collins, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Bert Bland, associate vice president for energy and sustainability
  • David M. Lodge, Francis J. DiSalvo Director of the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability 
  • Joel M. Malina, vice president for university relations
  • Katherine A. McComas, vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs
  • Lisa H. Nishii, vice provost for undergraduate education
  • Paul Streeter, vice president for budget and planning
  • Pat Wynn, assistant vice president for student and campus life
  • Sarah Zemanick, director, Campus Sustainability Office 

Steering Committees
 

Carbon Neutral Campus Steering Committee
  • Chair: Bert Bland, associate vice president for energy and sustainability
  • Chair: Lance R. Collins, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Simon Allen, associate vice president for asset management
  • Lindsay Anderson, associate professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Kathy Dwyer Marble and Curt Marble Faculty Director for Energy, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future
  • Natalie M. Mahowald, Irving Porter Church Professor of Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Engineering
  • Melissa Shaffmaster, senior director of strategic communications, University Relations
  • Sarah Zemanick, director, Campus Sustainability Office 
  • Bob Howarth, David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (University Assembly liaison)
  • Sean McCarthy ’20, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Environmental Collaborative liaison)
Campus Operations Steering Committee
  • Chair: Rick Burgess, vice president for facilities and campus services
  • Chair: Pat Wynn, assistant vice president for student and campus life
  • Tim Blair, executive director, housing and residential life, Student and Campus Life
  • Sarah Brylinsky, sustainability integration manager, Campus Sustainability Office 
  • Dustin Cutler, executive director, Cornell Dining, Student and Campus Life
  • Kieran Donaghy, professor, College of Architecture, Art and Planning 
  • Christopher P. Dunn, Elizabeth Newman Wilds Executive Director, Cornell Botanic Gardens 
  • Graham Kerslick, executive director, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability
  • Lori Leonard, professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Bill Sibert, associate vice president and university controller
  • Savannah Whiting, strategic communications specialist, University Relations
  • Kris Barth, desktop engineer, Cornell Information Technologies (University Assembly liaison)
  • Colton Poore ’20, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Environmental Collaborative liaison)
Education & Engagement Steering Committee
  • Chair: Lisa H. Nishii, vice provost for undergraduate education 
  • Chair: Katherine A. McComas, vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs 
  • Kim Anderson, sustainability engagement manager, Campus Sustainability Office 
  • Sarah Brylinsky, sustainability integration manager, Campus Sustainability Office
  • Jessica Edmister, communications manager, University Relations
  • Michael P. Hoffmann, professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and executive director, Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions
  • Neil Lewis, Jr., assistant professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Carrie Young, internal programs manager, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability
  • Caroline Levine, David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences (University Assembly liaison)
  • Cynthia Chu ’20, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Environmental Collaborative liaison)