Sustainability Steering Committee

The Sustainability Steering Committee was formed in order to develop a plan to implement the Sustainability Task Force’s recommendations, which include:  

  • Make policy recommendations
  • Identify areas that need additional planning and research
  • Identify minimal-cost items for short-term implementation
  • Identify priority projects to propose to the Capital Projects Committee
  • Recommend methods to cultivate a culture of campus sustainability

Committee members

Department Head(s)

V.S. (Raghu) Raghavan

  • Director of Sustainability, Associate Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment

Department and Affiliated Faculty

Olivia Aguilar

  • Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment
  • Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

Naomi Darling

  • Five College Associate Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Serin D. Houston

  • Associate Professor of Geography and International Relations

Alan Werner

  • Professor of Geology


Richard Bigelow

  • Associate Director and Chief Engineer

Catarina Costa

  • Director of U.S. Admission

Marcella Runell Hall

  • Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Louise Labrie

  • Department Coordinator Athletics/Equestrian Center

Cara Lapenas

  • Academic Department Coordinator

Jordan Lassonde ’16

  • Assistant Director, Miller Worley Center for the Environment

Kevin McCaffrey

  • Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations

Keith Michel

  • Associate Vice President for Development

Peggy Stevens

  • Associate Director of Budget, Contracts and Procurement

Carl Weber

  • Associate Director of Capital Planning and Budget