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Sustainability Design Team

Purpose:  The purpose of the Sustainability Design Team is to coordinate and initiate environmentally responsible sustainability strategies such as reducing the College’s carbon footprint.

Charter Sponsor:
President’s Cabinet

Charter Contact:
VP for Administrative Services

December 08-April 09


  • Work from the recommendations of the sustainability design team to develop a multi-year action plan for sustainability efforts at the College.
  • Investigate best practices that might apply at MVCC.
  • Recommend and facilitates as necessary programs and workshops for student and employee enrichment offerings related to sustainability.
  • Work with administrative offices to recommend sustainability priorities that require funding.
  • Create and coordinate activities and events that advance sustainability efforts at the College.


  • Make decisions
  • Determine policy
  • Discuss contractual issues


  • Keep the College mission, with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center.
  • Keep the College Senate informed of your activity and include them in your processes whenever possible.
  • Consider all student and employee and affinity groups with regard to inclusivity.