The position of Sustainability Representatives (previously called EcoReps) was created in 2018. Sustainability Representatives fulfill the important role of educating Seattle University’s on-campus residents of sustainable behaviors while communicating the ideas and concerns of the residents they represent with Residence Hall Association and the University’s Administration.
The main responsibilities of Sustainability Representatives are to:
Each Fall, four new sustainability representatives are elected to represent on-campus residents in the main residence areas: Bellarmine, Campion, South Campus, and North Campus. Do you have any questions for your Sustainability Rep? Are you interested in being a rep too next year? Want to voice an issue, organize an event, or start a sustainability initiative in your res hall? Contact this year's Sustainability Reps:
"I am so excited to lead and support a council that is enthusiastic about actively making change on campus that affects the health and well-being of its students; as well as, being a clear voice for students’ concerns on sustainability. I also believe that integrating daily sustainability practices are important in each students’ lives to build a green future. With this in mind, I look forward to connecting and representing Bellarmine residents on environmental justice issues and making campus more agreeable for each student!"
"We need to do a better job of taking care of our world and the people in it, all of us, all together"
South Campus: Chardin, Murphy, Douglas, Kolvenbach
"With the urgency of the ongoing climate crisis, Sustainability Reps fulfill the important role of not only educating SU’s on-campus residents of sustainable behaviors and actions but also serving as a bridge for the flow of ideas and concerns between the residents we represent and the university’s administration
North Campus: Xavier, Yobi, Vi Hilbert
"I am extremely excited to serve as a Sustainability Representative this year and help make campus a little greener! Growing up in Hawai'i, the environment has always been an integral part of my life, and I can't wait to represent our North Campus residents and share my passion with all of you. By working together with the other Sustainability Representatives and the campus staff (especially the CEJS), I am confident that we will be able to plan awesome events and make change for our students, staff, community, and, of course, the environment!"