Call for New Members

Faculty and Staff

Fall 2022 

The President’s Sustainability Council is currently seeking new faculty and staff members for three-year terms beginning fall 2022. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest including a summary of your credentials pertaining to sustainability and a few ideas for Council activities and campus initiatives focused on sustainability. Applicants must also provide a Curriculum Vitae or a brief professional biography. 

Please note that to be considered, you must be available for virtual Council meetings on Wednesdays from 12 - 1pm, every other week during each semester. Additionally, all Council members are expected to be engaged members and take initiative on a variety of Council projects. New members will be expected to actively participate in existing programs as well as propose new projects.

To be considered, interested candidates should complete the application by Monday, April 11, 2022 Please direct any questions that you may have to: [email protected]

» Sustainability Council Faculty and Staff Application

Students

Spring 2022 (applications have ended, please check back for future announcements)

The President's Sustainability Council is currently seeking new student members for a one- to three-year term depending on class rank. The term will begin in Spring 2022.

Please note that to be considered, you must be available for virtual council meetings on Wednesdays, noon–1 pm, every other week during each semester. Additionally, all council members are expected to be engaged members and take initiative on a variety of council projects. New members will be expected to actively participate in existing programs as well as propose new projects.

To be considered, interested candidates should complete the application by Friday, October 15, 2021. Please direct any questions that you may have to: [email protected]

» Sustainability Council Student Application

Background

Since 2009, the Sustainability Council has been working to make FIT a more sustainable educational institution in its operations and curriculum. The Council fosters new initiatives, makes recommendations for and promotes policies, projects, and programs that further FIT’s commitment to all environmental, economic, and social aspects of sustainability. The Council administers the $15,000 Annual Sustainability Grants Program, coordinates the Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference in the spring and Sustainability Awareness Week in the fall, and sponsors other campus-wide events.

Please direct any questions that you may have to: Karen Pearson, Sustainability Council Chair or to [email protected]