Sustainability Coalition Meeting Minutes 2/2/18
Thank you for attending the meeting. Please see the following information shared during it.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS: PLEASE READ!
+ GREEENWEEK 03.24-31: Opening Reception 03.27 lunch in Student Union (Higgins as alternative option)
+ NEW EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENTS POLICY (PLEASE USE THIS GUIDELINES FOR ALL GREENWEEK RELATED EXPENSES.)
+ NEXT MEETING: 03.01 Thrs. Bet 12:30-2pm at CSDS
+ PLEASE vote on the POSTER BACKGROUND IMAGE to firstname.lastname@example.org by 02.14.18
(three background options included at the end of these minutes)
+ DEADLINE: Send Events information request with dates/location/time/event name requests to email@example.com by 02.23.18
Glass Case Display – Alice Zinnes- Foundation– (firstname.lastname@example.org)
+ Contact Alice if interested to submit materials/posters/announcements in the glasscase.
+ SGA/Envirolution to help set up the glasscase content on 03.22 Thrs. & 03.23 Fri.
+ Items to be put up can be dropped off at CSDS before lunch on Thursday March 22
Installation in Student Union – Jin and Tina (email@example.com) SES grad students
+ In data collection phases of determining waste management and composting feasibility on campus
+ Interested in a collaborative installation to be up during Greenweek to bring awareness of single use waste in the Student Union
Tetsu Ohara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
+ Student Union should be ready for use throughout Greenweek
+ A live music component is being planned and will be voted on
- One World Suite – under coordination with Mary
Pratt Envirolutions (email@example.com)
+ Working toward the ban of plastic water bottles on campus- no sale, not purchased to be given out at events or meetings
+ Currently surveying places on campus that need water fountains and which ones are not working properly
+ Composting initiative with SGA
+ Submit petition template for distribution by the next meeting in order to present the petition results to President at the opening.
Student Government Association (firstname.lastname@example.org)
+ Meetings with president and VP of Finance coming up
NYPIRG – Project Coordinator- Kayla Fennelly (email@example.com)
+ Helping with water bottle ban and petitions
+ Taking on public education component- tabling next to vending machines, public health position about micro-plastics
+ Mapping of locations where students currently have access to fresh water for refilling water bottles
+ Interested in hosting their Pre-designed workshop during Greenweek
Carl Zimring– (firstname.lastname@example.org)
+ 03.30 & 03.31 Aquapelagos & Archipelagos Conference 11am-5pm
Carolyn- CSDS (email@example.com)
+ Crash Course 03.24. Sat 9am-5pm
+ Looking for people to present. Can be panel discussion, presentation, workshops, and screenings. Submit request to CSDS by end of Feb.
+ Need volunteers to help run the event
+ Give/Take donation events in CSDS room, first 10 attendees get a mug, first 25 get VIP access to the beginning of the next semester
Architecture – Brent Porter (firstname.lastname@example.org
+ 5th annual 3rd year dorms solar presentation will be up for 10 days (March 23rd)
+ 03.29 lunchtime Christina Porter event at Higgins- Lena Dunham may be in attendance
Facilities- Tony Gelber (email@example.com)
+ Pratt undergoing Princeton Review Green Assessment process. Application is due on 03.02
Comm. Design – Ya An (firstname.lastname@example.org)
+ Ya An will be assisting with Greenweek Poster design and CSDS Website improvements
SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT MEETING ON MARCH 1St!