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Our campus sustainability leaders are always happy to answer your call and help guide you in your personal path towards a more sustainable Pitt.  Whether you start with the Office of Sustainability itself or another piece of our campus-wide network, we are happy to help!

Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Sustainability

The Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Sustainability is the cornerstone of Pitt Sustainability initiatives — the strategists behind and implementers of the Pitt Sustainability Plan.  For information about the Sustainability Council and its members, check out this page.

Leads University-wide sustainability strategy, activities, policies, collaborations, & partnerships in line with the Pitt Sustainability Plan. We have embedded staff, faculty, students, and partners across the University, so that all accomplishments are shared across the Pitt community.
153 Benedum
Integrated community of Pitt faculty focused on rendering society more sustainable by inspiring students, catalyzing research & innovation, while engaging communities.
153 Benedum
Support the potential of students to creatively revolutionize the way the Pitt community approaches environmental & social justice, & inspire conversations about building a sustainable future.
510 William Pitt Union
Dr. Aurora Sharrard
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability 412-624-5122
Gena Kovalcik
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation 412-624-9698
SOOS Leadership
Reach out to Pitt's student sustainability leaders to learn more about how to get involved & the 20+ SOOS groups!
Samantha Chan
Assistant Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
Dr. David Sanchez
Assistant Director, MCSI
Assistant Professor, Engineering 412-624-9793
Pitt EcoReps
EcoReps are students committed to making life in Pitt residence halls more sustainable.
Jennifer Barnes
Supplier Diversity & Sustainability Coordinator
Purchasing 412-624-5261
Ellie Cadden
Sustainability Engagement Assistant
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
University of Thriftsburgh
Student-run on-campus thrift store to get your secondhand clothing and home goods.
Nick Goodfellow
Sustainability Coordinator
Business, Housing, & Auxiliary Services (412) 648-4143
Chris Gassman
Senior Associate Director,
Center for Sustainable Business,
Katz Graduate School of Business
Pitt Bike Cave
Open-air, student-run, DIY bike shop in Posvar Passage for Pitt students, employees, and the public.
Will Mitchell
Director of Facility Services
Facilities Management 412-624-9559
Corey Robinson
Mobility Specialist
Parking & Transportation
Lisia de Lima Spellman
Sustainability Manager
Pitt Eats by Compass
Student Sustainability Groups
Looking for Student Groups?
Check out the "Get Active" page for links to each group’s contact information.

The Office of Sustainability is interested in your feedback and ideas; please provide your contact information so we can send you a response!

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