Office of Sustainability

The University of Maryland Office of Sustainability supports and advances environmental performance, economic prosperity, and social equality through a variety of initiatives. The office facilitates the development and implementation of sustainable policies, practices, and curricula for the campus community by:Educating the campus community about sustainability

  • Developing sustainability programming that affects student education and campus operations
  • Fostering collaboration between units of the university and external resources
  • Consulting with campus departments (administrative and academic) to find ways of reducing environmental impacts and promoting sustainability
  • Coordinating efforts to meet the goals of the Carbon Commitment and Climate Action Plan
  • Measuring and reporting on-campus sustainability efforts
  • Providing outreach to individuals and organizations both internal and external to the university
  • Supporting the University Sustainability Council

The Office of Sustainability is part of the Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk and reports to the Vice President for Administration.

Staff (Full-Time)

Portrait of Scott Lupin

Scott Lupin

Portrait of Sally DeLeon

Sally DeLeon

Acting Sustainability Manager
Portrait of Tanvi Gadhia

Tanvi Gadhia

Outreach Coordinator & Acting Communications Manager
Portrait of Emily Hightower

Emily Hightower

Sustainability Coordinator
Portrait of Taylor Brinks

Taylor Brinks

Sustainability Associate


Portrait of MacKenzie Guthrie

MacKenzie Guthrie

Green Office Intern
Portrait of Helen Craig

Helen Craig

Green Chapter Intern
Portrait of Jessica Blake

Jessica Blake

Outreach Intern
Portrait of Courtney Fumagalli

Courtney Fumagalli

Outreach Intern
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