Note: This committee was added to the BFA in Spring of 2020, and as such, no members have been elected yet. This page is under construction. 

This committee supports faculty efforts regarding the causes and consequences of our changing climate. The focus of the committee is to initiate and support solutions aimed at reducing CU Boulder’s carbon footprint through science, research, and education. The committee works with CU administration in the following areas: Facilities Management Sustainability office, Parking & Transportation, Environmental Health & Safety, and Housing & Dining Services. Additionally, members from CU student environmental groups sit on the committee. The committee existed as a BFA Ad-hoc committee and was formally approved as a BFA standing committee on April 30, 2020. 

Climate and conservation issues at CU Boulder, CU System, the state of Colorado, and other global issues.

CSEC Chair

NameContact Information
Kris Karnauskas
Department Representative • CSEC Chair • CSEC Representative: BFA
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences • CIRES

CSEC: BFA Rep

NameContact Information
Kris Karnauskas
Department Representative • CSEC Chair • CSEC Representative: BFA
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences • CIRES
Dan Riffell
Department Representative • CSEC Rep: BFA
Mechanical Engineering

CSEC Rep: A&S

NameContact Information
Lisa Barlow
CSEC Rep: A&S
Environmental Studies
David Paradis
BPC Representative: A&S • CSEC Rep: A&S
History
Colleen Reid
Department Representative • AAC Representative: A&S
Geography

CSEC Rep: Other Units

NameContact Information
Carol Cogswell
Department Representative • BPC Representative: Other Units • CSEC Rep: Other Units
Electrical / Computer / Energy Engineering
Emily Dommermuth
CSEC Representative: Other Units
University Libraries
Tad Pfeffer
Department Representative • BPC Representative: Other Units • CSEC Rep: Other Units • BFA Executive Committee At Large Representative • NEC At Large ExCom Rep
Civil / Environmental / Architectural Engineering • INSTAAR

CSEC Campus Liaison Members

NameContact Information
Ellen Edwards
CSEC Administrative Liaison • Energy Manager
Sustainability
Brian Lindoerfer
CSEC Administrative Liaison • Director of Transportation
Transportation
Tom McGann
Director of Parking Services • CSEC Administration Liaison
Dave Newport
CU Environmental Center, Director • CSEC Administrative Liason
Heidi VanGendersen
Chief Sustainability Officer • CSEC Administration Liaison