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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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Sustainability Manager

Jackie works to expand the ASCP's impact by building out new programs, developing and implementing strategic plans and supervising the ASCP's student employees. She is facilitating the campus GHG inventory and subsequent climate action planning process, and works collaboratively with our campus Facilities, Custodial and Grounds teams to implement energy and water conservation projects, Jackie also oversees the team's education and outreach efforts and facilitates the ASCP's Faculty/Staff Sustainability Coalition.  A native of Amherst, Massachusetts, Jackie has a background in energy management and urban planning and loves backpacking, being on/near water, dancing and bike commuting!

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Waste Diversion Specialist

Cassy works to reduce the campus carbon footprint by structuring projects and programs related to waste diversion, product procurement, and educational outreach. Since the Compost Referendum passed in Spring 2020, one of Cassy’s main rolls is to spearhead a campus-wide compost program, with a goal to bring Auraria to a 35% diversion rate by 2022. In addition, she collaborates with campus partners to help build out the ASCP's Green Events and Green Offices programs. As an advocate for social and environmental justice, Cassy has also spent much of her time volunteering locally and abroad. She thrives off her experience learning from different cultures and has found inspiration from exploring new perspectives. She works avidly to employ consciousness and foster a synergy between social and environmental justice.

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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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Marketing & Media - Student Associate

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

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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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