TEAM

Meet the people that make our work possible.
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CHRIS HERR

Sustainability Officer

Chris's role is to facilitate programs and projects that reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, conserve water, encourage alternative forms of transportation, create educational opportunities for the student body, and otherwise conserve our resources. Chris works with student groups and individuals that have ideas on how we can make the Auraria Campus more sustainable.

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JACKIE SLOCOMBE

Sustainability Coordinator

While Jackie works on projects across all seven pillars, she focuses heavily on education and outreach efforts and oversees the ASCP's student staff. Jackie's vision is to "connect the dots" across campus and empower a cohesive, powerful and celebrated coalition of change makers working within all pockets of Auraria.  She manages the volunteer Eco-Rep program and is hoping to develop a faculty/staff advisory coalition in the near future. A native of Amherst, Massachusetts, Jackie has a background in energy management and urban planning and loves living next to the grandeur of the beautiful Rocky Mountains!​ Jackie served as the Graduate Assistant at the ASCP before coming on full time in this role in 2019. 

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CASSY CADWALLADER

Zero Waste Team Lead

Cassy is a senior at MSU Denver majoring in Human Geography with a concentration in Sustainability. She is a Colorado native who loves snowboarding, watching live music, and traveling the world. Cassy has also spent much time performing service learning through volunteering locally and abroad. Through this she has experienced a variety of cultures and has found inspiration in exploring different perspectives. She works to employ a global consciousness and foster synergy between social and environmental justice. Currently, Cassy assists office and events efforts at the ASCP aimed to reduce consumption, perform proper waste management, and engage the community in gardening.

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PHOEBE LOYD

Digital Media & Marketing Specialist

Phoebe is currently a graduate student at the University of Colorado, Denver. She is obtaining a dual Masters's in Landscape Architecture and Urban + Regional Planning. She is a certified Green Roof Professional, and holds a Certificate in Environmental Policy and Management from the School of Public Affairs at CU Denver. She is passionate about biophilic principles, sustainable design policy, and living systems. She currently specializes in Digital Marketing for the ASCP, and is the Graphic Design Lead for marketing materials and campaign promotions.

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EVAN PIERPONT

Marketing & Media - Student Associate

Evan is an undergraduate student at MSU Denver obtaining his B.S. in Sustainable Systems Engineering. He intends to help create more sustainable solutions whether that’s transportation infrastructure, services, products, or buildings. He serves a marketing specialist within the ASCP, maintaining the website and creating in-house assets for the team. He enjoys servicing and building computers, playing video games, and watching movies on his free time.

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ABI SHEA

Marketing & Media - Student Associate

Abi is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree at CU Denver. She is a strategic communication major with a minor in sustainability. A Florida native, Abi previously volunteered with beach cleanup projects including reducing micro plastics in the ocean and oil spill cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico. After graduating from CU, she plans to start a product development agency that uses sustainable packaging and labeling for companies that she is working with. She is currently on the Media Marketing team at the ASCP!

Prior Employees

Hope Bartlett

Education & Outreach Lead

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Jake Kuenzli

Zero Waste Specialist

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Lydia McGee

Zero Waste Specialist

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