The Council will consist of faculty, staff and students from the three campuses and include representatives from the offices of the President and each of the Vice Presidents. The Council will function as a university standing committee and its chair and members will be appointed by the President and/or his/her designee.
The Council will advise the President, Provost and other senior administrators regarding strategies for enhancing the university's sustainability performance. The Council will make recommendations on sustainability programs, initiatives, and practices, and on the allocation of resources; will help monitor the development and progress of the campus sustainability efforts; and will provide guidance and assistance in fostering alliances with community partners.
The Council will be responsible for developing a five-year sustainability plan. The Council will review and update the plan on an annual basis, and present it to Campus Management and Operations (CMO) for approval, support and provision of resources. The Council will have the responsibility of preparing an annual report on the progress of the university-wide sustainability plan. In addition, the Council will be responsible for preparing the annual UTSA Campus Sustainability report for The University of Texas System (UT System).Members:
John Murphy, Co-Chair Dean, COA Rogelio Saenz, Co-Chair Dean, COPP Hazem Rashed-Ali Assistant Professor, COA Ann Eisenberg Associate Professor, COLFA John McCray Associate Professor, COB Kimberly Bilica Associate Professor, COEHD John Frederick Provost and VPAA Pamela Bacon Associate Vice President, VP Business Affairs Dave Riker Associate VP, Facilities Jeffrey Anderson Assistant VP of Strategic Development Les Shephard Director, Texas Sustainability Energy Research Institute Lionel Maten Director, Housing and Residence Life Roy Pachecano Project Manager, Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center Tim Brownlee Assistant Director of Internal Communications Barry McKinney Director, Student Activities Xavier Johnson Representative, SGA Austin Christensen Representative, SGA Harrison Pierce Representative, Student Ambassadors Travis Jourdan Student Representative, The Movement Student Organization / Green Fund Committee