American Studies

SAGES Working Groups and Subcommitees

The SAGES Subcommittees and Working Groups accomplish much of the nuts-and-bolts sustainability work on campus.  If you are interested in getting involved, please contact the chairs/leaders below. 

New members are always welcome!

Energy Working Group

Leader: Jeff Murphy
Current project(s): Buy-in for energy comfort policy

Recycling and Waste

Chair: Jeff Sweet
Current project(s): Office trash reduction

Transportation Subcommittee

Chair: Bill Nelligan
Current project(s): Increasing carpooling and alternative transit, investigating teleworking

Green Building

Chair: Roseann Sillasen
Current project(s): Developing a list of sustainable building materials

Purchasing Subcommitee

Chair: Olga Bookas
Current project(s): Developing a list of sustainable products from WB Mason

Curriculum Working Group

Leader: Brian Stewart
Current project(s): Developing a curricular definition for sustainability

Dining Working Group

Leader: Jordan Nyberg
Current project(s): Reducing food waste associated with catering