The UNCW Sustainability Council

Council Mission Statement

The UNCW Sustainability Council shall advocate and facilitate collegial efforts to advance environmental integrity, economic vitality and social equity. The council shall serve as a connection for students, faculty and staff to collaborate in order to engage in the development of values, advertisement of educational material, adoption of policies, and implementation of practices that strengthen the campus-wide commitment to sustainability.

Council Charge

To prioritize and facilitate the implementation of recommendations that are identified to further the mission of sustainable practices in all aspects of UNCW's institutional culture, including operations, activities, academic programs and community relationships. The committee will provide an annual report to the chancellor that summarizes progress and future priorities.

Sustainability Action Plan


Co-Chair Department, Title
Kat Pohlman Environmental Health & Safety, Sustainability Captain
Roger Shew Geography and Geology, Lecturer
Energy & Operations Committee Department, Title
Steve Sharpe Facilities, Energy Manager
Nic Troutman College of Health and Human Services, Facilities Manager
Ashley Cribb Auxiliary Services, Administrative Specialist
Daniel Pate
Graduate Student
Academics Committee Department, Title
James Herstine Health and Applied Human Sciences, Professor
Dennis Kubasko CESTEM, Director / Professor 
Jeff Hill Environmental Studies, Department Chair / Professor
Anthony Snider Environmental Studies, Associate Professor
Jack Hall Environmental Studies, Professor
John Osinski W.M. Randall Library, Health & Human Services Librarian / Lecturer
Natural Areas & Landscaping Committee Department, Title
Christopher Randall Physical Plant, Landscape Superintendent
Stan Harts Environmental Health & Safety, Director
Jamie Rotenberg Environmental Studies, Associate Professor
Jennifer Abernathy Biology & Marine Biology, Greenhouse Manager
Transportation Committee Department, Title
Adrienne Harrington City of Wilmington, Transportation Coordinator
Ken Kaiser Auxiliary Services, Parking and Transportation Manager
Nic Cannon Auxiliary Services, Temporary Employee
Waste & Recycling Committee Department, Title
Mike Lloyd Campus Support Services, Director
Steve Swart ITS, Systems Specialist
Renee McClammy Physical Plant - Housekeeping, Administrator
Christian Jones Student
Research Committee Department, Title
Jennifer Biddle Public and International Affairs, Assistant Professor
Bonnie Monteleone Chemistry and Biochemistry, Administrative Associate
Elisabeth Garner W.M. Randall Library, Library Specialist
Huili Hao Environmental Studies, Assistant Professor
Arisa Yoon Marine Biology, Student
Outreach Committee Department, Title
Diane Reed Career Center, Assistant Director
Kim Holbrook Human Resources, Onboarding Specialist
Audrey Alderman
Biology and Marine Biology, Student
Megan Allred
Auxiliary Services, Auxiliary Services Marketing Specialist
Dining Committee Department, Title
Matt Rogers Campus Dining, Resident District Manager (Aramark)
Sarah Daniels Feast Down East, Associate Director
Marie Davis
Sustainability Coordinator, UNCW Campus Dining