Chancellor's Sustainability Advisory Committee (CSAC)

This committee includes UMass Amherst sustainability experts and representatives of the major sustainability constituencies from across campus. The Committee reports to the Deputy Chancellor, Steve Goodwin.

  • The role of CSAC is to:
    1.  Facilitate integration of sustainability initiatives across the campus
    2.  Recommend sustainability priorities to the Chancellor and Chancellor's Leadership Council (CLC)
    3.  Serve as an intermediary for student initiatives to the administration

CSAC meets monthly throughout the calendar year with one to two breaks in the schedule during summer and winter break.

Current membership includes 17 representatives from:
Facilities & Campus Services: Ezra Small (Chair), Raymond Jackson, Ludmilla Pavlova
Environmental Health & Safety: Jeff Hescock
Budget Office: Lynn McKenna
​Residential Life Student Services: Dawn Bond
Auxiliary Services: Ken Toong
University Relations: Nathaniel Schildbach
Libraries: Madeleine Charney
College of Natural Sciences: Craig Nicolson
College of Humanities and Fine Arts: Ajla Aksamija, Amilcar Shabazz
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences: John Hird, Elisabeth Hamin
School of Earth and Sustainability: Curt Griffin
Graduate Student Senate: Laurie Simmons
Student Government Association: Ainsley Brosnan-Smith

For questions regarding CSAC please contact the committee chair and campus sustainability manager, Ezra Small by emailing esmall@umass.edu or calling 413-545-0799.

2017 Reports and Presentations: