Sustainability Committee

Sustainability Committee

The purpose of the Sustainability Committee (SusCom) of Swarthmore College is to make recommendations to the President and to the College community regarding policies to promote environmental sustainability on campus. The Committee focuses on identifying policies and practices that promote the most efficient and responsible use of College resources; monitoring funds and grants pertaining to environmental sustainability; and coordinating and support campus sustainability initiatives and efforts.

2012-2013 Sustainability Committee Members

  • Patrick Ammerman '14 (sustainability intern)
  • Joy Charlton, Executive Director of the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Professor of Sociology
  • HG Chissell '96, Alumni Council
  • Tom Cochrane, Facilities Department, Senior Project Manager
  • Mark Davis, Information Services
  • Maurice Eldridge '61, Vice President, College and Community Relations
  • Phil Everston, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Rachel Giovanniello '14
  • Alison Holliday, Chemistry and Biochemistry (committee co-chair)
  • Deb Kardon-Brown, Assistant Director for Student Programs
  • Nadine Kolowrat, Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations
  • Nicole Lewis, Grounds and Horticulture Department
  • Linda McDougall, Director of Dining Services
  • Jessica Scott '00, Sustainability Coordinator, City of Denver
  • Ken Sharpe, Department of Political Science
  • Rachel Silvario '15
  • Ralph Thayer, Facilities Deparment, Director of Maintenance (committee co-chair)
  • Eric Wagner, Head Men's Soccer Coach
  • Pat Walsh '14