Environmental Caucus Steering Committee

The Caucus has formed a Steering Committee with two year rotating terms as an official operational body. The members of this committee are coming from diverse backgrounds, representing different departments of the university. This diversity contributes to the expansion of opinions and opportunities during Environmental Caucus decision-making processes. Environmental Caucus Steering Committee Meeting occurs one week before the Monthly Environmental Caucus Meeting and is closed to the public.

Position description
Duration: 2 years
Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in a 1-hour meeting once a month with other members of the Steering Committee
  • Contribute ideas about incorporating the culture of sustainability into different aspects of NAU
  • Help plan and coordinate meetings, set priorities and support projects

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Official Members of the Steering Committee 2013-2014

Scott Perelstein: Chair, Environmental Caucus; Director of Operations, Facility Services

Rod Parnell: Vice Chair,Environmental Caucus; Professor, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Kristina Aksenova: Graduate Assistant, Environmental Caucus; Master of Arts in Sustainable Communities candidate

Ellen Vaughan: Sustainability Manager, Office of Sustainability

Eva Putzova: Director, University Policy Initiatives

Sheila AndersDirector of Administrative Services in the Center for International Education

Lauren Berutich: Director of Campus and Community Action Research Teams

Leah Manak: Undergraduate Student; Chair, Student Environmental Caucus

Elizabeth Harrington: Undergraduate Student; Vice Chair, Student Environmental Caucus

Agnes Drogi: Construction Manager, Capital Assets and Services

Caitlyn Burford: School of Communication

Carl Ramsey: Senior Environmental Inspector and Forensic Investigator

The Environmental Caucus thanks former Steering Committee members
Kimberley Curtis: Professor, Master of Arts in Sustainable Communities
Derek Hansen:
 Marketing Coordinator, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Lindsay Wagner: Manager of Utilities and Infrastructure
Blase Scarnati: Director, First Year Seminar Program
Jim Allen: Director, School of Forestry
Liz Wiggen: Environmental Caucus Graduate Assistant
Cruz Begay: Health Sciences Faculty
Laura Cagney: SESES Grad. Student
Marianne Davis: Capital Assets Project Manager
DeJa Walker: SESES Undergraduate Student
David Schlosberg: Politics & International Affairs Faculty
Megan Stalheim: Franke College of Business Graduate Student
Bruce Hungate: Biology Faculty
Heather Farley: Office of Sustainability Coordinator
Emily Anderson: Sustainable Communities Graduate Student
Kristen Bullard: Cline Librarian
Jacqueline Vaughn: Politics & International Affairs Faculty
Rich Bowen: Economic Development & Sustainability Associate VP
Thomas Rogers: Professor, Office of the President and Extended Campuses
Shelley Silbert: Previous Chair of the Environmental Caucus
Kathee Rose: Cline Library
Rom Coles: Community, Culture & the Environment
Kevin Ordean: M.A. Sustainable Communities Candidate