Sustainability Action Research Directors
Mochi Li '17
Environmental Science Major, Concentration in Geography/Environmental Studies
Austin Park '17
Environmental Engineering Major, Environmental Systems and Society Minor
Gabriella Merino '17
Environmental Science Major, Concentration in Conservation Biology
UCLA’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, Nurit Katz is working to foster partnerships among academic, research and operational departments, and further the goals and initiatives of sustainability at UCLA.
Carl Maida is a professor of public health at UCLA School of Dentistry, where he teaches medical anthropology and scientific research ethics in the Graduate Program in Oral Biology. He is a member of the UCLA Campus Sustainability Committee and chairs its Academic Subcommittee.
Cully Nordby is the Academic Director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and a behavioral ecologist in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. In 2008, she was appointed as chair of the UCLA Sustainability Committee and she now also serves on the Environmental Sustainability Committee for the Culver City Unified School District.
Bonny Bentzin is the Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer of UCLA. She is a wonderful new addition to the sustainability team, and she has already been a valuable asset as an event organizer, SAR supporting stakeholder, Zero Waste strategist, and collaborator with the Carbon Neutrality Fellows.
For SAR student inquiries, contact the student directors: Mochi Li, firstname.lastname@example.org + Austin Park, email@example.com
For Communications, Media, and Press: firstname.lastname@example.org
For SAR stakeholder inquiries, contact Nurit Katz: email@example.com
For funding and donation inquiries, contact Cully Nordby: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Lecture Series inquiries, contact the student directors: email@example.com
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