From the University Senate Bylaws, Article VII. Committees:

Section 19. Committee on Sustainability

  1. The Committee on Sustainability shall be composed of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Senior Director of Sustainability, the Assistant Athletic Director or designee, at least two (2) staff senators, two (2) students (senators or non-senators), and at least ten (10) faculty senators, preferably one (1) from each of the following: the College of Arts and Sciences, Perimeter College, the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, the College of Education and Human Development, the College of Law, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, and the University Library. In addition, the Vice President for Facilities and the Director of Recreational Services shall be non-voting members.
  2. The purpose of the committee shall be to advise and make recommendations to the University Senate and appropriate administrators regarding issues of sustainability. The duties of the committee shall be to provide a central focus for integration of academic programs, facility planning, and campus operating interests in sustainability. The committee shall recommend and support efforts to improve environmental stewardship and sustainability in facility planning and operations. The committee shall support sustainability as part of an ongoing education, research, operations, and outreach programs.
  3. The committee shall elect a chair within ten (10) working days after the election of a new committee.


  • Senior VP for Academic Affairs and Provost Nicolle Parsons-Pollard (Interim)
  • Senior VP for Finance and Administration Jerry Rackliffe
  • Director of Sustainability Lenore Musick
  • Asst. Athletic Director or designee Patrick Hatcher

At least ten (10) faculty senators:

  • Arts and Sciences Stephanie Lindemann
  • Arts Niklas Vollmer
  • Business Yusen Xia
  • Education and Human Development Ruchi Bhatnagar
  • Nursing and Health Professions Carol Grantham
  • Law Robert Weber
  • Perimeter Kimmy Kellett
  • Policy Studies Janelle Bassett
  • Library Eileen Kramer
  • At large (A&S) Michael Black (Co-chair)
  • At large (A&S) Gina Caison
  • At large (A&S) Kim Reimann
  • At large (A&S) Luke Pangle
  • At large (NHP) Regena Spratling 
  • At large (PC)  Emily Blalock
  • At large (PC)  Stewart Goodman
  • At large (RCB) Yusen Xia
  • At large (RCB) Kris Byron
  • At large (SPH) Roby Greenwald (Co-chair)
  • Staff Senator Rebecca Owens
  • Staff Senator Richard James
  • Student (member of Senate)
  • Student (member of Senate)
  • VP for Facilities (non-voting) Ramesh Vakamudi
  • Director of Recreational Services (non-voting) Timber Hines

Administrative Assistant to the Committee  to be appointed



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