Sustainability Advisory Board

This board functions in an advisory capacity to the President and Provost to make recommendations on the development and implementation of sustainability policies and practices related to operations, education, research, and outreach; facilitate cooperation among campus groups; and recommend long-term goals for the University.


Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Foster environmental, social, and economic sustainability across Florida State University
  • Develop an action plan for sustainability that ranges across all University activities
  • Aid in the development of policy with appropriate departments
  • Establish reporting and benchmarking methodologies to track and prioritize progress
  • Identify strategies to implement and reach goals
  • Utilize sustainability as an advantage for University financial and resource management, recruitment, and research

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Executive Committee
  Kyle Clark Vice President, Finance & Administration
Janet Kistner Vice President, Faculty Development & Advancement
Dennis Bailey Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities, Finance & Administration
  Sherrell Cork Associate Director, Business Services
Joe O'Shea Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Brian Fairhurst Program Director, Human Resources
Murray Smith Director for Corporate & Foundation Development, FSU Foundation
Brandon Bowden Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Matthew Behnke Senior Associate Director for Budget & Services, Athletics
Susan Fiorito Director, Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship
Lisa Waxman  Professor of Interior Design, College of Fine Arts
Elizabeth Swiman Director of Sustainable Campus, Facilities

Richard Feiock

Eminent Scholar, Askew School of Public Administration & Policy

Scott Minos Alumnus, US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Amy Springsteel


Hunter Becker

Jamie Valentine

Justin Fanning

Alumnus, Assistant VP for Corporate Responsibility, Voya Financial

Director of Office of Student Sustainability, SGA

Program Coordinator, Campus Sustainability

Director for Budget & Financial Services, Finance & Administration


  Climate Action

  Matthew Inman Director, Transportation & Parking Services
Mary Jo Spector Director of Research Facilities Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Facilities Planning
Bill Landing Professor, Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences
  Tisha Holmes Assistant Professor, Urban & Regional Planning

Nariman Nusserwanji

Daniel Sheets

Energy Engineer, Utilities

Assistant Director, Housing & Residence Life

  Waste Minimization

  Willie Wiggins Director, Waste Management 
Rosy Murton Director & Chief Procurement Officer, Procurement Services
Laurie Swiger Assistant Director, Athletics
  Robert Morales Dining Coordinator, Business Services

Tarek Abichou

William Langley

Zach Weston

Professor, College of Engineering

Assistant Director, Housing & Residence Life

Specialized Faculty, Dedman School of Hospitality

    Resource Stewardship

  Claudia Montany Arboriculture Design Specialist, Grounds
Pattie Malarney Senior Associate Director, Campus Recreation
Stacy Slavichak Water Resources Manager, Utilities
  Cassandra Rayne-Gross Auxiliary Accounting Manager, Controller

Lindsay Stevens

Teaching Faculty, Urban & Regional Planning

  Education for Sustainability 

  Shannon Staten Executive Director, University Housing
James Hunt Director, Institutional Research
Susan Hansen Media Specialist, University Communications
  Laura Arpan Professor, College of Communications

Denise von Glahn

Mike Mitchell

Professor, Music

Proposal Development Coordinator, Research


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