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Center for Sustainability
University of Minnesota, Crookston
2900 University Ave
Hill Hall 109
Crookston, MN 56716
218-281-8128

Dan Svedarsky
Dan Svedarsky
Professor & Director
Center for Sustainability
Hill Hall 109
218-281-8129
dsvedars@umn.edu

 

Crookston Coordinating Committe | Goals

Name Position
Barbara Keinath Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Peter Phaiah Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Gary Wilhite Director of Residential Life
David Danforth Director of Facilities and Operations
Nell Deboer Operations Supervisor, Facilities Management
Linda Kingery Executive Director, NW Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
Brian Dingman Biology Faculty
Rob Proulx Agronomy Faculty
Dan Svedarsky Center for Sustainability and NW Research and Outreach Center
Megan Luxford Student Sustainability Assistant
Shannon Stassen Crookston City Administrator (Ex Officio)

 

Crookston Working Groups:

Recycling Working Group | Goals

Name Position
David Danforth Director of Facilities and Operations
Nell Deboer Operations Supervisor, Facilities Management
Peter Phaiah Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Lisa Loegering Office of Student Engagement
Greg Benoit Maintenance Equipment Operator, Facilities and Operations
Monika Sweet Crookston Student Association
Megan Luxford Student Sustainability Assistant

 

Curricular Working Group | Goals

Interview with Chris Waltz by Kristine Neu, part of a service-learning project for Honors Composition II completed in spring 2009

Name Position
Rob Proulx Agronomy Faculty
Katy Smith Biology Faculty
Paul Aakre Mechanized Agriculture Faculty
Jim Schaar Ethics and Philosophy Faculty
Christo Roberts Business Faculty
Sheila Hanson Business Faculty
Michael Laurich Student

 

Foods Working Group | Goals

Interview with Linda Kingery by Derek Ricke on local foods, part of a service-learning project for Honors Composition II completed in spring 2009

Name Position
Peter Phaiah Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Doug Pedrick Director of Sodexo Dining Services
Linda Kingery Executive Director, NW Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
Harouna Maiga Animal Science Faculty
Terry Nennich Minnesota Extension
Sharon Stewart Dietetics Faculty
Deborah Zak NW Regional Director, Minnesota Extension

 

Communication and Outreach Working Group | Goals

Interview with Heather Donati-Lewis by Christina Blair, part of a service-learning project for Honors Composition II completed in spring 2009

Name Position
Amber Bailey E-Communications Manager
Andrew Svec Director of Communications
Elizabeth Tollefson Assistant Director of Communications
Linda Kingery Executive Director, NW Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
Rachel McCoppin Communications Faculty
Cayla Bendel Student

 

Physical Operations Working Group | Goals

Interview with Peter Phaiah by Joe Harren on wind energy, part of a service-learning project for Honors Composition II completed in spring 2009

Name Position
David Danforth Director of Facilities and Operations
Nell Deboer Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations
Paul Aakre Mechanized Agriculture Faculty
Jason Brantner

Research Fellow, Northwest Research and Outreach Center

Douglas Langer Senior Operating Engineer
Rob Stoe HVAC Specialist
Jason Kulyk Student Sustainability Assistant

 

Water & Landscape Working Group | Goals

Name Position
Nell Deboer Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations
Greg Benoit Maintenance Equipment Operator, Facilities and Operations
Eric Castle Assistant Professor, Horticulture
Brenda Miller Soil and Water Engineering Faculty
Kristi Walker Golf and Turf Faculty