Department Contacts

Administrative Departments

Facilities Services

UW Facilities Services is a recognized leader in sustainable campus management in regards to buildings, grounds, energy, water and transportation systems. Norm Menter, Energy Conservation Manager, acts as gatekeeper for this department in regards to collaboration with the CSF, and he will happily direct you to the expertise you need within their organization.

Housing & Food Services

Housing & Food Services (HFS) is committed to environmental stewardship in collaboration with our students to reduce our environmental impac, and continually working to transform, grow and improve our sustainability efforts. Any student or group of students interested in partnering on a CSF project with HFS must initially submit a proposal to the HFS Sustainability Committee. Once a project is submitted, the committee will contact the submitter to set up a meeting to review and vet the proposal. To submit a request to the HFS Sustainability Committee, please provide a brief description of your proposed project and a projected timeline.

Office of Planning & Budgeting

As the University of Washington’s central analytical unit, the Office of Planning & Budgeting stewards timely, accurate, and complete information and analyses services, its members actively partnering with UW leaders in guiding strategic resource allocation and development, fostering new initiatives, and supporting dynamic decision-making. If you or your project are thinking about altering the physical appearance of the Campus in any way, contact this office.

Recycling

If you are looking to speak directly with someone regarding a project that requires the collaboration with or expertise from UW Recycling (housed within Facilites Services) please contact Liz Gignilliat directly.

Transportation Services

UW Transportation Services provides resources, information and access to dependable and sustainable commuting options (such as walking bicycling, U-PASS & RideShare), as well as UW Fleet Services & Transportation Construction projects.  To discuss any relevant project ideas along these lines with their experts, email them and they'll follow up soon.

UW Sustainability

The UW Sustainability Offfice administratively and physically houses the CSF, and also contains much of the institutional knowledge about sustainability efforts on campus and Fund history.

Faculty

Bruce Balick

Professor , Astronomy

Former advisor to the CSF.  balick@uw.edu

Jan Whittington, MCRP, PhD

Assistant Professor , Urban Design and Planning

Current advisor to the CSF. janwhit@uw.edu

Megan Horst

Instructor , Program on the Environment / Urban Design & Planning
Professor of Sustainability Studio 480, the class that is suspected to have generated the most CSF projects.

Staff

Kyle McDermott

Coordinator , Campus Sustainability Fund

The CSF Coordinator is a sustainably minded graduate student here to help you with your project or project idea, whatever it may be.  Contact her at csfcoord@uw.edu.

Veronica Guenther

Outreach Coordinator , Campus Sustainability Fund

The CSF Outreach Coordinator is a sustainably minded undergraduate student here to help you with your project or project idea, whatever it may be.  Contact her at uwcsf@uw.edu.

Academic Departments

College of the Environment

Evans School of Public Affairs