Sustainability and food safety manager for Campus Dining Services
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health, Registered Environmental Health Sanitarian and certified professional in food safety
Over 20 years of nationally recognized leadership in the food industry representing food sustainability and food safety arenas
Advocates for safe, healthy menus that promote sustainable food production and consumption practices
Emphasizes education and opportunities for students and staff to embrace food that is safe, delicious, nutritious and earth friendly
Available to answer questions and provide education related to campus dining’s sustainability and food safety programs
Alex Macmillan joined Campus Dining Services in 2017, first helping in the design and development of the greenhouse and now overseeing all operations and production.
Alex has a degree in horticulture from the University of New Hampshire and a solid background in organic farming, vertical farming and greenhouse growing. He is passionate about the local food movement and is inspired by the department’s first foray into farming. He said of this venture, “Locally grown food just tastes better. I’m excited to grow food right here on campus showing the community where their food comes from.”
Sustainability Program Manager for Housing and Residence Life
Studied Sustainable Development and Education at the University of Rochester, currently finishing her Master’s in Education Policy and Practice at CU Boulder.
Recognized by ACPA in 2014 with their Champion of Sustainability Award, Rayna has worked at CU for close to 7 years and has over 10 years of professional experience working on sustainability in higher education.
Rayna currently manages sustainability within the residential experience on campus, which includes Graduate Family Housing, Bear Creek, and the Residence Halls.
Rayna works with student leadership through the EcoReps Program, a sustainability leadership program developing strong and effective stewards of a sustainable lifestyle in the residence halls.
Rayna loves working with students and staff from across the university, and is available to answer questions about campus sustainability, as well as to support students in utilizing opportunities for engagement in sustainability on campus.
Graduate Family Housing Sustainability Coordinator
Runs the Graduate Family Housing sustainability workshop series
Manages Green Home Visits for the community
Organizes additional programming and support as needed
Graduate Family Housing Garden Coordinator
Oversees the volunteer garden liaisons
Manages the budget for the garden program provided by Graduate Family Housing
Does any purchasing and programming required for the program throughout the summer season