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Sustainability Representative


Danica Simonet

Name: Danica Simonet

Year: Junior

Studying: Peace Studies and German Major with an emphasis in Forced Migration

Position: Sustainability Representative

Why did you join Senate: My passion for creating a more peaceful world drove me to run for Saint Ben's Senate. I believe that, for us to combat climate change, we must involve every single human being, and this change starts on campus. I  know we can continue creating a culture of sustainability and I am excited to be a part of the journey.

How long have you been on Senate: This is my first year on the Saint Ben's Senate!

Favorite study spot on campus: My favorite study spot on campus is outside on the grass with some  fascinating Peace Studies readings in my hand!

Other activities on campus: I am also a part of Extending the Link, Peer Resource Program, Joint Student Muslim Society, and the President of the Peace Studies Club

Sustainability Representative Duties:

A.     Have one vote.

B.     Promote and educate the community about campus issues pertaining to the three tiers of sustainability: economy, equity, and environment.

C.     Serve as liaison between the administration and students on campus sustainability issues.

D.     Meet with CSB Facilities and Grounds Director as need arises.

E.      Be a member of the Arboretum Advisory Council.

F.      Be a member of the College Sustainability Council.

G.     Serve as liaison for the Full Circle Greenhouse.

H.     Plan the annual “Swap Shop” event to be held during Spring Semester, D Mod.

I.        Ensure that the college remains dedicated to its sustainability commitments.

J.       Serve as a member of the Building and Grounds Committee on the Board of Trustees.

K.     Serve as a member of the Landscape Master Plan Committee and Implementation process.

L.      Be an active member of the Sustainability Alliance.