Meet the people that make our work possible.
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.

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. 

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.

Digital Media & Marketing Specialist


Phoebe is currently a graduate student at UC Denver obtaining a dual masters in Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. Her desire to build more sustainable systems through policy and plants has brought her to Denver to explore how to make our cities current growth more ecologically sound. She is passionate about biophilic design, living architecture, and enjoying the outdoors of Colorado. She currently assists in Digital Marketing & Design for ASCP.

Education & Outreach Program Lead


Hope is a student at MSU Denver working on combining her background in business management to pursue an Individualized Degree Program in Corporate Sustainability. Her goal is to consult companies on their sustainability efforts and help make the world a better place. As a Colorado native, she of course loves being outdoors, but she also loves to travel the world, scuba dive, play in her backyard garden with her cat, and enjoy the park with her dog, Penny. Hope connects the ASCP to other departments campus wide and works to educate and reach the community about our sustainability efforts. 

Zero Waste - Student Associate


Jake is a freshman at Metropolitan State University of Denver studying Environmental Science. His goal is to go on and get a double degree. One as a Masters of Environmental and Earth Resources Management and the other as a JD (juris doctor) in Environmental Law. Within  the ASCP, he is a zero waste specialist tasked with increasing our waste diversion to the goal of 35% by 2022. He loves to scuba dive, hike, and go on adventures. He's passionate about making the campus more sustainable and environmentally friendly, as well as reducing our anthropogenic effects on the environment.

Zero Waste - Student Associate


Lydia is a senior at CU Denver obtaining her B.S. in Public Health and a minor in Leadership Studies. She hopes to bring a sustainability perspective to improving health care access in rural populations and refugee areas around the world. She is passionate about improving quality of life in all ways for those in developing parts of the world and building an ecologically friendly system that will preserve the earth for generations to come. Lydia’s work at the ASCP involves promoting education about waste management and working with waste sorting efforts on campus.

Marketing & Media - Student Associate


Evan is an undergrad 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.

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!

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