Sustainability Council

Responsibilities

The Sustainability Council shall cultivate a culture of environmental responsibility of which the entire Sul Ross State University and Alpine community is informed, engaged, and committed to advancing environmental awareness and sustainable practices through education, research, operations, and community service activities. Additionally, the Sustainability Council will:

  • Routinely investigate current university practices, procedures, buildings, infrastructure, and landscape to recommend innovative changes for the purposes of increasing environmental awareness and improved sustainability, and;
  • Routinely investigate and make recommendations to improve the SRSU Strategic and Master Plans to promote environmental awareness and sustainability

Primary Responsibility Area: Academic

Membership

Membership shall consist of 16 members: eight elected by the Faculty Assembly; three staff members; the Vice President of Finance and Operations; the Dean of Student Life; the Title V Activity Director/Director of Experiential Learning, Facilities Director; and two student members designated by the Student Government Association.

Term: 3-year (faculty and staff); 1-year (student appointments), staggered

Chair: Elected by the membership

Membership as of Spring 2022 Expiration of Term
Dr. Chris Herrera, EPS

Carolyn Barrientes, LASS

Greg Tegarden, LASS

Eva Gil, LASS

Dr. Kevin Urbanczyk, ALPS

Dr. Melissa Wesney, EPS

Jesse Kelsch, ALPS

Betsy Evans, Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library – Chair

Marilyn McGhee, Office of Sponsored Programs

Vacant, Staff

Vacant, Student Representative

Vacant, Student Representative

Vice President for Finance and Operations

Title V Director/Director of Experiential Learning

Facilities Director

Dean of Student Life

09/30/2022

09/30/2022

09/30/2022

09/30/2023

09/30/2024

09/30/2023

09/30/2024

09/30/2023

09/30/2020

09/30/2021

09/30/2020

09/30/2020

ex officio

ex officio

ex officio

ex officio

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