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Environmental Quality

Working Group

The Environmental Quality and Land Use Working Group is a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students committed to improving and maintaining ecosystem health on campus.
Mission

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To preserve, protect, and enhance IU's natural environment and human health through educational, research, and operational initiatives.

Goals

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The working group has recognized four different area in which to set goals:

  • Water
    • Goal I- Enhance water quality
    • Goal II- Improve water use practices
    • Goal III- Include more water conservation infrastructure
  • Land
    • Goal I- Make more landscaping choices that require less maintenance
    • Goal II- Ensure sustainable open space planning
    • Goal III- Improve the quality of current natural features
  • Air
    • Goal I- Enhance air quality
  • Cross Media
    • Goal I- Decrease the size of our chemical footprint
Leadership

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The working group is co-chaired by Mike Girvin, Manager, Campus Division, and Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Faculty, Geography, to reflect the involvement of both operations and academics. 

Membership

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Member

Title

Email

Mike Girvin

Co-Chair, Manager (Campus Division)

magirvin

Rinku Roy Chowdhury

Co-Chair, Faculty (Geography)

rroychow

Burney Fischer

Faculty (SPEA)

bufisch

Melissa Clark

Faculty (SPEA)

mlaney

Jessie Mroz

Student (SPEA)

jcmroz

Dan Derheimer

Staff (EHS)

dderheim

Michael Dorsett

Staff (EHS)

mjdorset

Lea Woodward

Hilltop

lemawood

Bronson Bast

Student

bbas

Tristan Johnson

Staff (University Architects)

johnsotb

Mike Girvin

Staff (Physical Plant)

magirvin

Diane Henshel

Faculty (SPEA)

dhenshel

Maggie Messerschmidt

Student

mcmesser

Valerie Lonneman

Student

vclonnem

William Jones

Faculty (SPEA)

joneswi

Stephanie Kane

Faculty (Criminal Justice)

stkane

Mike Jenson

Staff (EHS)

mjenson

Raija Bushnell

Student

rbushnel

Mia Williams

Staff (University Architects)

miawilli