Sustainability Planning Team

SSAC Members

The Senior Sustainability Advisory Committee is led by David Greenberg, Executive Vice President of Facilities and Operations, and Michael Gerrard, Chair of the Earth Institute Faculty and Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. The Committee members include Frank Martino, Vice President of Facilities Operations; Scott Wright, Vice President of Campus Services; Amador Centeno, Vice President of Facilities Management and Campus Services for Columbia University Medical Center; and Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology.

Focus Team Membership

The members of the focus teams are listed below.

GHG/Energy:

» Maria Alba, Assistant Director, Columbia Housing

» Alex Beecher, Student Representative, GSAS

» Dave Carlson, Director, University Facilities

» Dominic Chirico, Director, University Facilities

» Tak Eng (Co-Chair), Senior Engineer, University Facilities

» Justin Gundlach, Associate Research Scholar, Columbia Law School

» Sophia De Bois Hill, Student Representative, Columbia College

» Joyce Jackson, Executive Director, Columbia Housing

» Jennifer Kearney, Director of Energy Programs, University Facilities

» Mort O’Sullivan, Facilities Engineer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

» George Pecovic (Chair), Assistant Vice President, Plant Engineering and Utilities

» Jessica Prata (Facilitator), Assistant Vice President, Environmental Stewardship

» Harris Schaer, Associate Director, Energy Management and Sustainability, Columbia University Medical Center

» Allie Schwartz (Facilitator), Planning & Outreach Manager, Environmental Stewardship

» Jason Smerdon, Lamont Associate Research Professor of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology

Transportation:

» Dan Allalemdjian (Co-Chair), Director, Transportation Demand Management, Environmental Stewardship

» Steve Archuleta, Director of Campus Services, CUMC

» Al Becker, Executive Director, Finance, Public Safety

» David Dewhurst, Director, University Facilities

» Erich Ely, Associate Athletic Director, Columbia Athletics

» Toby Hyde, Student Representative, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)

» Jimmy Lai, Manager of Planning & Administration, Public Safety

» Deb Ndao, Director of Wellness, Office of Work Life

» Patrick O’Reilly, Assistant Director of Facilities & Engineering, LDEO

» Mike Pagan (Chair), Executive Director, Administrative Services

» Jessica Prata (Facilitator), Assistant Vice President, Environmental Stewardship

» Jose Rosa, Director, Facilities

» Allie Schwartz (Facilitator), Planning & Outreach Manager, Environmental Stewardship

» Elliot Sclar, Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP)

» Jonathan Young, Student Representative, Columbia College

Waste:

» Helen Bielak, Operations Manager, Environmental Stewardship

» Keith Bottum (Co-Chair), Senior Hazardous Materials Specialist and Lab Sustainability Coordinator, Environmental Health & Safety

» Jakob Brounstein, Student Representative, General Studies

» Ruth DeFries, Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Biology Department

» Vicki Dunn, Executive Director, Dining

» Nelson Falcon, Director, Facilities

» Keith George, Project Manager, Capital Projects Management

» Ricky Gonowrie, Manager, Waste and Fleet Operations

» Charles Harper, Student Representative, Columbia College

» Mark Kerman, Assistant Vice President, Facilities

» David Martin, General Manager, University Event Management

» Howie Matza, Manager, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

» Ahmed Nassef, Assistant Director, Housing

» Noel Pagan, Director of Campus Operations, Columbia University Medical Center

» Chris Pettinato (Chair), Executive Director, Environmental Health & Safety

» Jessica Prata (Facilitator), Assistant Vice President, Environmental Stewardship

» Dita Sali, Director, University Facilities

» Don Schlosser, Assistant Vice President, University Facilities

» Allie Schwartz (Facilitator), Planning & Outreach Manager, Environmental Stewardship

» Jesse Thorson, Student Representative, Columbia College