I am excited to continue helping students turn their ideas into real change on campus as Committee Chair this year. I hope to foster partnerships that will help the CSF expand and grow, making a good thing even greater. I have a particular interest in solving problems at the intersection of technology and sustainabiltiy, and I greatly enjoy working with an organization that addresses the growing complexities of sustainability while helping as many UW students as possible get hands-on experience. I look forward to hearing more project ideas during my time as Committee Chair, and helping students to bring their ideas to life. In my free time I enjoy playing and listening to music and spending time outside hiking, windsurfing, and snowboarding.
ASUW Representative, Committee Chair
Jeanne Allen Carswell
ESC Representative, Committee Vice Chair
Jeanne is looking forward to her dual role on the Campus Sustainability Fund and Environmental Stewardship Committees this year. Jeanne graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Urban Studies in May 2008. A docent position at the National Building Museum's Green Communities exhibition in Washington, D.C. led her to the realization that sustainability could be both a personal commitment and a career. She went on to work at the Green Building Certification Institute and now works at the U.S. Green Building Council, helping diverse project teams implement the LEED rating system on their building and neighborhood projects.
Originally born in France, Jeanne briefly lived in the Pacific Northwest as a child before returning to Europe and then Washington D.C. She was delighted to have the opportunity to return to Seattle to begin her Master's Degree. She looks forward to working across departments and disciplines in support of campus sustainability at UW.
Kaylie is very excited to serve as a GPSS Liaison on the CSF Committee. She is a Wisconsin native and received a B.A. in Geography, Environmental Studies, and Russian Language and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Currently, she is in the Master of Urban Planning program at the University of Washington. She plans to work as an environmental planner, creating sustainable communities and fostering environmental stewardship among residents. In addition to geeking out about solid waste at her internship with Seattle Public Utilities, she also enjoys reading, traveling, drinking lots of coffee, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. She can’t wait to see what innovative, student-led projects are pitched during the 2017-18 school year.
I've done lots of service in the past and that's something I wanted to continue when I got to the UW. Sustainability and all the vagueness that is associated with it is what I want to get into when I graduate. I wanted to get involved with the CSF to be around similar-minded people to make a change. Also, I wanted to see the kinds of projects that others are doing and do whatever I can to help them succeed.
Hi! This is my first year on the CSF committee and I am excited to work with other inspiring students to make the UW a more sustainable place. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I spent most weekends outside, on hiking trails or in national parks, fostering my love for the environment at an early age. In high school, I volunteered at the Seattle Aquarium and my awareness and passion for protecting our environment grew even more and lead to my involvement with CSF now. In my free time, I enjoy reading, running outside, and hiking.
ASUW Senate Liaison
I am excited to join the CSF Committee this year as ASUW Senate Liaison. This will be my first year with CSF, but not my first involved with sustainability on UW’s campus – I also work with EcoReps and Green Husky Coalition, and served as Lander Hall Council’s SEED Liaison my freshman year. As a long-time Seattleite, I grew up swimming in Lake Washington, exploring the Puget Sound’s rocky beaches, and hiking the Cascade Mountains. Environmental protection is therefore an issue close to my heart and I look forward to supporting more inventive student-led sustainability efforts this year with CSF!