Sustainability Council

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The Sustainability Council at Southern Illinois University provides recommendations and advice related to sustainability policies for the SIU campus. The Council is composed of nine members: three students, three faculty, and three staff, who are committed to advancing sustainability efforts on campus. Members apply to serve on the Council where they guide the vision of sustainability for SIU and make decisions regarding Green Fund distribution.

Students serve one-year terms while faculty and staff terms are two years.

Applications are being accepted through April 21, 2017 for positions on the 2017-2018 Sustainability Council.

The STUDENT membership application is available here.
The FACULTY membership application is available here.
The STAFF membership application is available here.
Completed membership applications should be emailed to with "Sustainability Council Application" in the subject line.

The Council’s Operating Papers can be found here

Sustainability Council Members Table
Name Position Membership Department Term Began
Amanda Marshall   Graduate Student Geography & Env. Resources 2016
Allyssa Kolenda Undergraduate Student International Studies and Foreign Language 2016
Jerrica Jordan   Graduate Student English 2014
Leslie Duram   Faculty Geography & Env. Resources 2013
Tao Huang Faculty Art and Design 2016
Shannon McDonald  Faculty Architecture 2016
Sally Wright Staff Recreational Sports and Services 2016
Deb Sarvela   Staff Center for Env. Health & Safety 2013
Karen Stallman Staff Continuing Education and Outreach 2015

Contact Us

Spring 2017 Sustainability Council Meetings will be held on the following Thursdays at 10 am: January 19, February 9, March 2, April 13, May 4. All meetings will take place in Morris Library room 752.

Please contact with questions.

Sustainability Council Meeting Minutes







September 2016

August 2015

November 2014

August 2013

August 2012

October 2011

October 2016

September 2015

February 2015

Late August 2013

October 2012

November 2011

November 2016

October 2015

March 2015

September 2013

January 2013

December 2011

December 2016

November 2015

Late March 2015

October 2013

February 2013

February 2012

January 2017

December 2015

April 2015

November 2013

March 2013

March 2012

February 2017

January 2016

January 2014

May 2013

May 2012

March 2017

February 2016

February 2014

April 2017

March 2016

May 2017

April 2016

May 2016