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2023 Conference Program


Monday, March 6th, 2023
12:00 -
3:00 PM
Student Sustainability Action Challenge

Free for registered WOHESC attendees! Students only - registration required to attend.


Must be a registered attendee to attend tours.

3:00 -
4:00 PM

Location: Champinefu Lodge, 1030 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis, OR 97333

At the Basic Needs Center, the student team uses their experience and training to help other students find resources and create a plan to make it to graduation in an increasingly expensive college environment. These Peer Navigators work together to build community, share resources, develop strategies and have fun along the way. Join this tour to learn about this unique peer-to-peer model, the main campus food pantry, Textbook Lending Program and other basic needs resources. Additionally, we’ll grab a cup of coffee and a snack together so you can get to know this amazing student team yourselves.

Must be a registered conference attendee to sign up for tours.

  • Tour Leader: Oregon State University Peer Navigators
On Your Own
4:00 -
5:00 PM

Meet at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Road, Aurora, OR - there is clear signage for visitor parking. Then look for signage to the Event Tour.

Must be a registered conference attendee to sign up for tours.

  • Tour Leader: Chad Higgins | Associate Professor, OSU College of Agricultural Sciences
3:00 -
5:00 PM

The Confluence Building interior

The Confluence building is the future home of several local environmentally focused non-profit groups in Corvallis. It is designed as an open, flexible workspace that encourages interaction and collaboration among these groups to help further their causes. The building is under construction, about 2/3 complete and represents a locally produced mass timber structure with a focus on minimizing the carbon footprint of it's construction and use. The tour will take you through the building and explain some of the unique processes used to achieve these goals and hopefully inspire change in the way commercial buildings are typically constructed.

Must be a registered conference attendee to sign up for tours.

  • Tour Leader: Alan Ayres | Builder, Architect, Engineer
3:00 -
4:00 PM

Join Energy Trust of Oregon, Systems West Engineers and the OSU Facilities Team for a campus walking tour showcasing four innovative, energy efficiency projects. This tour features sites – both new and old – that have undergone recent energy upgrades, leading to reduced energy consumption and lower operating costs. Follow this walk-through to learn how Energy Trust and OSU are working together to improve overall energy use and contribute to a more environmentally friendly campus. The tour will start at the North District Utility Plant and end at Burt Hall.

Starting point: North District Utility Plant 2800 SW Orchard Ave., Corvallis, OR 97331

End point: Burt Hall, 2651 NW Orchard Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330

  • Tour Leader: Dustin Sievers, Project Manager, Oregon State University
  • Tour Leader: Beth Offensend |Outreach Manager, Energy Trust of Oregon New Buildings
  • Tour Leader: Eric Bessel, Energy Advisor, Energy Trust Existing Buildings
  • Tour Leader: Greg Langdon PE | Mechanical Engineer, Systems West Engineers
  • Tour Leader: Dorrie Matthews PE | Mechanical Engineer, Systems West Engineers
  • Tour Leader: Doug Reimer AIA | Architect, HEA
5:00 -
6:30 PM
Welcome Reception
Oregon State University CH2M HILL Alumni Center
6:00 PM

On this fun, short tour we will visit Emeritus, an 80-foot-tall sculpture installation by Seattle-based artist John Grade. Inspired by the form of an absent tree and made of more than 100,000 parts of salvaged wood and cast resin, Emeritus was pieced together and suspended among the giant sequoias in OSU’s Memorial Union Quad over 6 days in October with the help of more than 200 campus and community volunteers. Superficially burnt areas of Emeritus evoke the sequoias’ complex relationship with fire. During its time here on campus, researchers are collecting data on the ecological conditions of the sculpture, including bioacoustic monitoring, dendrometer studies, and eDNA sampling. In December, Emeritus will leave us to be reconfigured and re-installed near treeline in Alaska, in a “drunken forest” experiencing the effects of permafrost melt. When we arrive at the grove, we will talk about the sculpture, science, and the trees, and consider the ways art can activate curiosity, reflection, and thoughtful action. Join this 10-minute walk along sidewalks to the grove from CH2M Hill Alumni Center, and the site itself is ADA accessible. Discussion and Q & A will last approximately 20 minutes once we arrive. You are welcome and encouraged to stay at the grove and extend your experience for as long as you like. If you want to share with us a response to the piece, or have questions after the tour, please email joy.jensen@oregonstate.edu.

Tour Meeting Point: Outside the west entry to CH2M Hill Alumni Center (facing Reser Stadium)
  • Tour Leader: Joy Jensen | Program Coordinator, Patricia Valian Reser Center for the Creative Arts
Tuesday, March 7th, 2023
8:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration Opens
9:00 AM
Introduction & Announcements
  • Brandon Trelstad | Sustainability Officer, Oregon State University
  • D'Andre Fisher | Associate Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Community, Seattle Colleges
9:10 AM
Opening Keynote Address

Jayathi Murthy Jayathi Murthy | President, Oregon State University
9:20 AM
Kathleen Dean Moore Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D. | Author, Take Heart: Encouragement for Earth's Weary Lovers; Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Philosophy, Oregon State University
9:50 AM
In Staying with the Trouble Donna Haraway calls for humans to “make kin” with the rest of the world and within human relationships. As she writes, “Kin is an assembling sort of word.” This concept begs the questions: What do we owe to the other animals and plants? What do we have to learn from them? How would a more relational approach shift human engagement with the rest of the planet? And even as we make kin, how do we then fight for, grieve, and mourn ongoing losses? In this plenary discussion, four writers from diverse fields—including fiction, poetry, and non-fiction encompassing essays, nature writing, and journalism—explore the ways we have, could, and should relate to the more-than-human-world amidst the impacts of global warming.
11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM
The recently completed Edward J. Ray Hall exemplifies OSU-Cascades’ commitment to an equitable and regenerative economy with its wood clad exterior and structure of regional, sustainably sourced mass timber. The project which opened Fall term 2021, demonstrates the synergies between mass timber and the project’s other regenerative goal – net-zero energy at the building scale. This session will examine how the team leveraged multiple partnerships to deliver a beautiful, energy efficient, mass timber building - on budget. Join us and learn how to create a replicable process that goes beyond outcomes, one that is a manifestation of visionary leadership in action. presented by
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11:30 AM –
12:30 PM
The University of Oregon’s Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice received a $4.52 million grant through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, facilitating the creation of the Environmental Justice Fellowship program given to 10 students each year with training to become effective EJ leaders who carry out meaningful projects with impacted communities. Learn from our panel of students on their impact projects including a community Share Fair that brings resources to the unhoused community; a partnership with the NAACP and Beyond Toxics to create a youth development program for future climate leaders, and Black Elders living in West Eugene, an area with the city’s worst air quality, creating source material for a K-12 curriculum adopted by the local school district. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how you can replicate the program design, the importance of action in reducing feelings of helplessness and anxiety, and students incredibly high potential for making meaningful change.
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Taylor McHolm, PhD | Director at Student Sustainability Center, University of Oregon
Sarah Blanchard | Coordinator of Leadership and Community Engagement, University of Oregon Holden Center
Eloise Navarro | 350PDX National Fossil Fuels Organizer, Environmental Justice Fellow, University of Oregon
Maya Revell | Westling Environmental Justice Fellow, University of Oregon
Miriam Yousaf | Environmental Justice Fellow, University of Oregon
Abbey Gravatt | Environmental Justice Fellow, University of Oregon
Jess Gladis | Environmental Justice Fellow, University of Oregon
Student Health and Planet Health: a case study journey through informal spaces and sustainable design to push boundaries on climate change and support student life, inclusivity, diversity, and well-being. For many young adults attending college, living on campus is their first foray into independence and self-care. It is a time known as “emerging adulthood,” when students develop habits that often shape the trajectory of their futures. Although the diversity of many university student populations is such that no “one size fits all,” we found that having a place to call home is vital to a student’s sense of belonging and community. Safety, comfort, and shared experiences can form the basis of a stable and fulfilling stay at a university. We will share strategies and outcomes through the new LEED Platinum, Net Zero, and Living Building Challenge Petal Certified, student housing project, Parkside North at CSU Long Beach, and our Research Institute’s Student Engagement index pre- and post-pandemic, specifically what types of spaces students and faculty are looking for from their campus. The pandemic has amplified the importance of mental and physical health and wellbeing. Our case study will reexamine a “Back to Basics” approach to residential life on campus with traditional room configurations, shared spaces, and new tools and dashboards that make energy and water use visible day to day.

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Donna Barry, RA | Design Director, Higher Education Practice Area Leader, Gensler Seattle
Brad Iest, AIA, NCARB | Higher Education Practice Area Leader, Gensler Portland
Paige Jackson | Director, Student Success and Advising Office, Western Oregon University
When designing messages we hope will inspire people to take action on crucial issues like climate change, we so frequently are disheartened when our listeners agree with us, yet fail to act. Frequently this disconnect happens not because of lack of motivation, but because listeners feel overwhelmed or disempowered by the complexity of the problem. By applying the principles of Self-Determination Theory to the process of Design Thinking, communicators can discover new methods for inspiring meaningful action toward sustainable change.
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Deann Garcia | Brand and Environmental Designer; Instructor, Graphic Design Oregon State University; Adjunct Faculty, Sustainable Design, MCAD
The Community Action Fund at Willamette University supports projects regarding social justice, equity, and the environment, with the main mission of empowering students to make positive contributions to the Willamette community and greater Salem area. Understanding how our organization operates will increase the success rate of it happening at other institutions. Providing funding for sustainable and equitable projects is vital to a university’s progress into the future, and yet it is so overlooked by many administrations. CAFES brings power to the voices of students and all faculty, unlocking the ability to make radical change.
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Mira Karthik | Community Action Fund Committee Chair, Willamette University  
Sean Kim | Community Action Fund Proposal Consultant, Willamette University  
Abdul Ali | Community Action Fund MBA Representative, Willamette Universityy  
Briar Schoon | Sustainability Manager, Portland Community College (PCC)
Dain Nestel | Director of Sales, Portland General Electric (PGE)
Stephania Fregosi | Sustainability Analyst, Portland Community College (PCC)
12:30 -
1:30 PM
1:00 PM
Champions of Sustainability Scholarship Awards
presented by  

1:30 –
2:45 PM
The Student Sustainability Center (SSC) at the University of Oregon is a collaborative space for student-led initiatives that foster environmental justice, social well-being, and ecological resilience. The SSC empowers students to engage pressing and relevant sustainability issues through leadership development, campus programming, projects driven by student needs and interests, and sustainability-oriented community. This moderated panel discussion will feature student staff members from the SSC discussing how they incorporate environmental justice and critical sustainability values into their programs, as well as how they engage students in sustainability work across campus.
Ella Meloy | Student Engagement Lead, UO Student Sustainability Center
Graham Yotsuya | Habitat Restoration Lead, UO Student Sustainability Center
Riley O'Connell | Climate Anxiety Lead, UO Student Sustainability Center
Megan Schneider | Program Coordinator, University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center
Libby Mackin | Waste Reduction and Reusables, University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center
Abbey Gravatt | Environmental Justice Lead, University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center
Claire Warner | Undergraduate Student, Environmental Science, University of Oregon
Austin Nunis | Food Justice Lead, University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center
This workshop’s singular goal is to assist participants in developing a sense of agency and belonging in catalyzing effective, collective action toward positive, climate-related outcomes. Participants will develop individual “toolkits” for personal action and imagine the activist community that will gather individual efforts into a broader cultural movement. The workshop will employ the design thinking process as a method for defining challenges, imagining creative solutions, and developing strategies for successful implementation. The outcome will be to empower and equip individuals with the confidence and ability to change the course of their own sustainability pathway.
Ericka Colvin | Architect, Director of Sustainable Practice, Integrus + YGH
Patrick Donnelly | Architect, Director of Sustainable Practice, Integrus + YGH
Alison Kwok | Professor, Dept. of Architecture & Director of NetZED Lab, University of Oregon
Community Engagement & Leadership at Oregon State University uses a leadership model that is values-driven, strengths-based, socially conscious, and community action oriented to support students in developing as change agents working for a more caring, thriving, just world. In this panel discussion, we will overview our relational leadership approach that centers critical self-awareness and community engagement for students to advance their visions of a liberatory future. We will share how developing interdependent relationships and radical hope have served as anchors for our staff team in creating enriching leadership programs and preparing the next generation to tackle some of the world's most pressing sustainability challenges.
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Emily Bowling | Director of Community Engagement & Leadership, Oregon State University
Peter Wilkinson | Program Coordinator, Community Engagement & Leadership, Oregon State University
Delfine DeFrank | Program Coordinator, Community Engagement & Leadership, Oregon State University
Clark Chesshir| Program Coordinator, Community Engagement & Leadership, Oregon State University
Join this session to learn more about Indigenous schools of thought such as Ayni, an Andean Philosophy of Reciprocity. We will discuss this Indigenous school of thought and its message that helps people connect to one another and to the earth. We will examine the way indigenous knowledge guides our efforts for climate change, equality, and mental health.
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Joao Vilca Soto | CEO, Ruta Verde Sustainability
Briana Colon | ORISE Fellow, US Department of Energy
Kimberly Reeves | Executive Director of Sustainability, Agnes Scott College
Bruce Chamberlain | Campus Energy Manager, University of California - Berkeley
Joshua Maddox | Energy & Sustainability Analyst, California State University - Sacramento
2:45 –
3:15 PM
Networking Break and Poster Sessions

3:15 –
4:30 PM

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Brandon Trelstad | Sustainability Officer, Oregon State University
D'Andre Fisher, M.Ed. | Associate Vice President, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, North Seattle College
Taylor McHolm | Director for the Student Sustainability Center, University of Oregon
Briar Schoon | Sustainability Manager, Portland Community College
Lindsey MacDonald | Associate Director, Sustainability Engagement Institute, Western Washington University
Jim Simon | Director of Sustainability, Gonzaga University
Seattle Central College is tackling multiple sustainability challenges by co-developing a clean energy EcoDistrict. While innovative, by itself, the EcoDistrict along with other distributed energy resource investments will serve as teaching, learning, and training tools across Seattle Colleges. This interactive session will engage attendees in facilitated discussions to generate and refine opportunities to integrate data and information from the EcoDistrict into curriculum.
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Steve Abercrombie | Sustainable Building Science Technology faculty, South Seattle College
Tona Khau | Executive Director for Facilities and Capital Projects Seattle Colleges
Joseph O'Donnell| Strategic Account Leader, McKinstry
Key insights from Inner Nature dialogues provide the basis for this interactive session, as we offer context for and utilize audio clips from the podcast as prompts for reflective writing and mindmapping and small group dialogue that builds over the session. Participants will have the opportunity to engage a contemplative process and apply themes to their current questions/projects.
Kate Gallagher | Contemplative Studies Initiative Coordinator & CS Minor Advisor, Oregon State University
Many institutions of higher education sacrifice responsible or even ethical purchasing of materials for the convenience of "big box stores" or Amazon. Yet, sustainable sourcing can be time consuming and irregular. We'll start this short workshop by telling you the stories of how our three very different institutions are working to move institutional dollars away from corporate America to benefit our surrounding communities.

Participants will learn about approaching reducing waste through sustainable purchasing practices by buying locally, implementing circular and long-term purchasing, stressing reuse as a first-choice and centralizing purchasing decisions. In addition, we'll be hosting a short game show to share with you one way you can engage your college around saving money and reducing your college's carbon footprint by preventing waste at the source. Bring your shopping savvy and come on down!

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Monica J. Stenzel | Founder, Spokane Falls Sustainability Center; History Faculty, Spokane Falls Community College
Rae DeLay | Materials Manager, Oregon State University
Stephania Fregosi | Sustainability Analyst, Portland Community College (PCC)
Irene Shaver | Climate Solutions Program Manager, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges
Valerie Sundby | Director of Transfer Education, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges
Lynn Palmanteer-Holder | Director of Tribal Government Affairs, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges
4:30 –
5:00 PM

This meetup allows students to connect with one another & see the different programs students are working on at other schools, including student coordinators who are in student government or sustainability clubs and want to meet others to discuss what they are doing on their campuses. Share ideas with others and socialize in a fun, laidback setting.
Leader: Tobi Davies | Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, Associated Students of Oregon State University
Climate change across the globe has been significantly worsened due to overconsumption practices, particularly in the U.S. and the Western World. This paper focuses on the differences between thrift and frugality mindsets, and how these affect consumption behavior especially as it relates to online shopping through discount distributors such as Amazon. Additionally, messaging strategically designed within the framework of storytelling and short film is explored as a means of intervention within this paradigm of disposability. Research regarding the idea of lifetime-extending care of goods resulting from emotional attachment is elucidated, as is the ability of storytelling to emotionally engage individuals around this topic. To shift the public focus from an emphasis on high quantities of disposable goods to benefits of purchasing quality, emotionally durable goods, this paper proposes that storytelling must be used to amplify the voices of craftspeople. By focusing on craft rather than mass-manufacturing, research indicates that environmental and social damage caused by the current social system would be reduced, thereby improving conditions supporting all life on planet earth.
Leader: Marie Crawford Miller | Senior Sustainable Design Specialist, HOK
Many institutions of higher education sacrifice responsible or even ethical purchasing of materials for the convenience of "big box stores" or Amazon. Yet, sustainable sourcing can be time consuming and irregular. In this workshop, we will present methods, options, and processes to keep facilities, materials, and supplies well-stocked while reducing your carbon footprint. Participants will learn about buying from local retailers, how to implement circular and long-term purchasing, how to establish a reuse option as first choice instead of purchasing new and how moving institutional dollars away from corporate America can benefit your surrounding communities. In addition, we'll offer some practical advice on ways to engage with the diverse set of people who purchase things on behalf of your institution and share things we're doing to institutionalize sustainable purchasing practices.
Leader: Jessica Gladis | Undergraduate Environmental Studies Student, University of Oregon
5:00 –
6:30 PM
Networking Reception
presented by Smart Rain Logo
Oregon State University CH2M HILL Alumni Center

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023
8:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration
9:00 AM
Day 2 Welcome
D'Andre Fisher | Associate Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Community, Seattle Colleges
9:05 AM
Host Partners Sustainability Roundtable
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Brandon Trelstad | Sustainability Officer, Oregon State University
Briar Schoon | Sustainability Manager, Portland Community College (PCC)
Daryl Pierson | Director, Planning and Sustainability Office, Portland State University
Steve Mital | Director, Office of Sustainability, University of Oregon
Grace Wang | Director, Sustainability Engagement Institute, Western Washington University
9:30 AM
Join David Harrelson (Kalapuya), Cultural Resources Department Manager for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde as he shares the ancestral teaching of managing for abundance through sharing about the human-camas relationship that significantly defines Kalapuya identity and life. Attendees should pre-read Purple Prairie for this session.
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David Harrelson David Harrelson | Cultural Resources Department Manager, The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
9:45 AM
A panel of indigenous scholars will offer responses and reflection to David Harrelson’s keynote on management for abundance.
Moderator: Dr. Luhui Whitebear | Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies, OSU
David Harrelson | Cultural Resources Department Manager, The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Dr. Gail Woodside | Tribal Liaison, College of Forestry, OSUc
Dr. Natchee Barnd | Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Department, OSU
Patricia Fifita | Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies Department, OSU
10:45 AM
Networking Break
11:15 AM –
12:30 PM
Learn more here!
Emcee: Leticia Cavazos Sanchez | Sustainability Assessment Manager, Oregon State University Sustainability Officey
When Portland Community College (PCC) set out to build a new workforce training center to empower citizens in need—many of them women of color—they began with a mandate for equity and inclusion. In a groundbreaking RFP the College envisioned an outreach and design process driven by the tenets of Critical Race Spatial Theory. Thanks to multiple partnerships—with an affordable housing developer, a Design Justice consultant, neighborhood groups and local non-profits—the new Metro Center recognizes and addresses past inequities, celebrates diversity, and invests in the community without being a vehicle for displacement.
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Jeanie Lai | Principal, Bora Architecture & Interiors
Rebecca Ocken | Project Manager, Portland Community College
You cannot change systems until you transform consciousness. You cannot transform consciousness until a system sees, senses, and inverts itself. You cannot lead systems transformation until you sense and actualize the future as it emerges. These statements provide context for the Inner Development Goals (IDGs), a framework designed to accelerate our work towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Co-created by a bevy of international thought leaders, managers, scientists, and from businesses, academic institutions, and organizations they continue to research ecological, social and spiritual responses to current crises. IDG’s help us access the deep level below the structures so we may work on ourselves, the one thing we each can control. This session will cover an overview of SDGs and share components of the complementary IDG framework. Attendees, in small groups, will be prompted to explore what motivates them to dive into this complex concept - shifting your awareness from ego to eco, connecting with imaginal possibilities, and strengthening your own capacity to realize those possibilities.
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BethFilarWilliams | Associate Professor and User Experience Research Librarian, Oregon State University
Deanna Lloyd (she/her) | Senior Instructor of Sustainability and Horticulture, Oregon State University
A critical goal for many higher education institutions is to shape the future for the better. EPEAT allows these institutions to intensify their impact on environmental and human rights issues by purchasing sustainable electronics. This interactive session will demonstrate how anyone can access EPEAT’s free online Registry, which lists thousands of sustainable electronic products, and utilize the GEC’s Environmental benefits calculators to generate impact reports.
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Emmanuel Nwodo | Senior Manager, Global Relations, Global Electronics Council
12:30 -
1:30 PM
1:30 –
2:45 PM
Systemic crises are interconnected and our students demand a holistic response. These issues require meaningful ways for students to engage and be a part of the solution at a local level. Together, with the Office of Sustainability, Student Life & Leadership programs are addressing topical issues including climate anxiety, environmental grief, racial and social injustice and basic needs support including food security, transportation access, housing support and legal aid. Our team was inspired by student voices to reevaluate, design and implement a program that builds solutions addressing the interconnectedness of our ever changing world.
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Kendi Esary | Director, Student Life and Leadership, Portland Community College
Briar Schoon | Sustainability Manager, Portland Community College (PCC)
Chelsea Kimmett | Sustainability Leadership and Basic Needs Coordinator, Portland Community College
Although many building projects require stakeholder engagement, institutions often encounter roadblocks to engaging their local communities and Tribes effectively. Understanding why, when, and how to engage creates a more meaningful process. This process is especially critical for higher education projects because education can be healing for many people. Learning from local knowledge through engagement helps institutions facilitate wellness within their communities and Tribes, creating projects that encourage belonging and inclusion and foster land stewardship.
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Lynn Palmanteer-Holder | Director of Tribal Government Affairs, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges
Erica Thompson | Associate Principal, Hennebery Eddy Architects
Danáe Sakuma, AIA | LEED Green Associate, Hennebery Eddy Architects, Inc.
Working as an environmental professional for over 30 years, Karen Auld, has witnessed how it takes only one person to create a positive change. One person with one idea can spark the creation of worldwide corporate sustainability initiatives. Having seen this happen many times over, Auld wondered what made these people different. Through experience and interview Auld mapped the attributes of these people she calls Sustainable Souls. She then looked to her own environmental heroes specifically Jacques Cousteau and Jane Goodall to see if they too encapsulated these attributes and they did. Familiar with the work of happiness researcher Dr. Robert Holden, founder of The Happiness Project and Success Intelligence in the UK, Auld realized that these attributes were often used to define people who are happy. This led her to partner with Dr. Holden on a study. Using Dr. Holden’s Happiness Index, the study would measure if people with a higher happiness score would be more likely to take environmental action. Through quantitative and qualitative methods, the research showed that the hypothesis was correct. Join this session to learn how this data demonstrates how changing our language and communication style can help change the mindset of those we hope to influence so they too will feel as if they are a Sustainable Soul, an advocate for the environment.
Karen Auld | Founder, Auld Creative Consulting Enterprises
Dr. Robert Holden | Author, Higher Purpose
The University of Washington has recently launched a “Green Revolving Fund” to enable utility savings to pay for projects that will result in additional savings. The poster will explain the concept of a green revolving fund, describe how the Fund came about (involving work by faculty and staff across departments), how the project was presented to decision-makers, and how the fund will be managed and maintained. The intent of the poster is to provide information that can help others create their own GRF.
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Gulsima Young | CSF Project Development Specialist, University of Washington—Seattle
Tatiana Brown | CSF Coordinator, University of Washington–Seattle
Kort Maeda | CSF Outreach Coordinator, University of Washington–Seattle
Lauren French | Graduate Student, University of Washington—Seattle
2:45 -
3:00 PM
Transition Break
3:00 PM
Passing the Torch - 2024 Announcement

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