Sustainable Cornell Council Membership 2021-2022


Leadership Team

  • Chair: Lynden Archer, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Chair: Rick Burgess, vice president for facilities and campus services
  • Bert Bland, associate vice president for energy and sustainability
  • Kathryn Boor, dean of the graduate school and vice provost for graduate education
  • 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
  • Laura E. Syer, vice president for budget and planning
  • Pat Wynn, assistant vice president for student and campus life
  • Sarah Carson Zemanick, director, Campus Sustainability Office 

Steering Committees

Carbon Neutral Campus Steering Committee

  • Chair: Lynden Archer, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Chair: Bert Bland, associate vice president for energy and sustainability
  • Ian Akisoglu, graduate/professional student, University Assembly liaison
  • Simon Allen, associate vice president for asset management
  • Lindsay Anderson, associate professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 
  • Tomas Engquist, student Environmental Collaborative Liaison
  • Josephine Martell, Cornell Women Leaders in Sustainability Fellow
  • Melissa Shaffmaster, senior director of strategic communications, University Relations
  • Sarah Carson Zemanick, director, Campus Sustainability Office 

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
  • Cindy Cordoba Arroyo, Cornell Women Leaders in Sustainability Fellow
  • Tim Blair, executive director, housing and residential life, Student and Campus Life
  • Sarah Brylinsky, assistant director, 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 
  • Stefan Engquist, student Environmental Collaborative Liaison 
  • Lori Leonard, professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Nolan Lendved, strategic communications specialist, University Relations
  • Jacob Feit, undergraduate representative to the University Assembly, University Assembly liaison
  • Bill Sibert, associate vice president and university controller

Education & Engagement Steering Committee

  • Chair: Kathryn Boor, dean of the graduate school and vice provost for graduate education
  • Chair: Katherine A. McComas, vice provost for engagement and land-grant affairs 
  • Kim Anderson, sustainability engagement manager, Campus Sustainability Office 
  • Sarah Brylinsky, assistant director, Campus Sustainability Office
  • Lauren Cody '23, student Environmental Collaborative Liaison
  • Amelia-Juliette Demery, Cornell Women Leaders in Sustainability Fellow
  • 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
  • Caroline Levine, David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences (University Assembly liaison)
  • Neil Lewis, Jr., assistant professor, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Carrie Young, internal programs manager, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability
  • Chun Xu, Cornell Women Leaders in Sustainability Fellow