May 18, 2005
Butler/Wu, Private Dining Room
Committee Attendees: Janet Gruschow, Robin Izzo, Cathy Kunkel, Barclay Satterfield, Leila Shabender, Don Weston
Committee Members Absent: Michael McKay, Chair, Any Dobson, Dana Graef, Joe G. Conley, Emmanuel Kreike, Tom Nyquist, Stu Orefice, David Wilcove
Other Attendees: Peter Allen ’07, Kathryn Andersen ’08, Jon Baer, Sarah
Bavuso, Mary Banfield, Rick Curtis, Stephen Elwood, Chad Klaus, Lisa Ridolfi,
Intern Position, Job Description Discussion
Peter Allen ’07 has accepted the summer intern position and will begin his
assignment on June 13th. Peter will spend the first two weeks assisting Dining
Services in the development and coordination of the environmental practices
section of their web pages. He will also compile data on locally produced food
items and products. Peter will also gather information about the impact and
benefits of a Sustainability Coordinator as well as the potential cost savings
the position might create.
Sustainability Director/Coordinator Position
Julie Newman, Sustainability Director at Yale University, has agreed to attend
a PEOC meeting this summer to talk about her role at Yale and assist the committee
with the process of developing a Sustainability Director/Coordinator position
at Princeton. A PEOC meeting will be scheduled mid July.
Education Session on Green Purchasing at Princeton
Don Weston reported Priscilla Hayes, Environmental Coordinator, Rutgers State University, contacted him regarding an education session on Green Purchasing at Princeton to be held in early October. Several higher education institutions are expected to attend. Don will host the group. Chad Klaus suggested Don contact Eric Hamblin, Director of Conference and Event Services, regarding space for the event.