Sunday, November 23, 2008

Who's Who in Green Gallaudet?

President - Leala Holcomb
4th Year
International Education and Development
Bay Area, California
"There is sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed."  - Mohandas K. Gandhi

Vice President - Emily Schenker
Graduate student - Graduating 2010
Rochester, NY
Favorite green celebrity: Ed Begley, Jr. (He powers his toaster with a stationary bike!)

Secretary - Megan Erasmus
Home is where the heart is
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:
I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
- Lord Byron
Treasurer - Liane Fahmie
Sociology and English
Fremont, CA
Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find.  -Time Magazine
Campus Improvement Track - Mallory Malzkuhn
Undeclared (possibly in Elementary Education, with minor in Theater Arts and Linguistics)
Fremont, California
"When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves."  ~David Orr

Education Track Director - Clara Baldwin
Art History and English in Secondary Education
Oakland, California
"If you don't have a religion, let recycling become your new religion!"
Fundraising Track Director - Leila  Hanaumi
2nd year
Fremont, California
"The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives" - Native American Proverb
Student Congress Senator - Rachel Blake
4th year
Derby, Connecticut

DCYEA Representative - Earl Terry
Communication Studies
Phoenix, Arizona
Popular Science is my favorite magazine

DCYEA Representative - Tanna Jo Kolb
4th Year
Business Administration and Accounting
Wichita, KS
"Be a leader.  Give back, create change, and build a better future.  Each of us can make a difference."  - Paul Mitchell
Administrative & Finance Board Representative - Justin Jackerson
4th Year
Fremont, California
"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.  The activist is the man who cleans up the river." - Perot

Faculty Advisor - Scientific & Educational Outreach - Dr. Caroline Solomon
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Newark, DE/Washington, DC
Kermit the Frog was wrong when he said, "It is not easy being green."  It's easier than you think!

Faculty Advisor - Advocacy/Activism - Raychelle Harris
Department of Interpretation
Washington, DC
My favorite green gadget is the bamboo fork-spoon combination, 'spork', that I carry around in my purse so I never need to use and dispose of those plastic forks and spoons out there.


1. run bi-weekly meetings as needed
2. spokesperson for the organization
a. reply to emails/letters
b. attend events representing Green Gallaudet
3. appoints a Student Congress representative and a DCYEA representative
4. works at the office at least 2 hours a week

Vice President
1. when president is unavailable:
a. run meetings
b. attend events representing Green Gallaudet
2. check on the progress of the "three tracks"
3. works closely with the educational track
4. assist president when needed
5. works at the office at least 2 hours a week

1. handle all monetary transactions
2. maintain the cash box for fundraisers
3. prepare biweekly reports for GG blog
4. collect membership dues
5. works closely with the fundraising track
6. works at the office at least two hours a week

1. takes minutes at biweekly meetings & posts on blog
2. maintains email list of members on Google groups
3. announces meetings via Google groups, daily digest, on the blog and on facebook
4. maintains Green Gallaudet facebook group
5. picks up Green Gallaudet mail from SBG regularly
6. works at the office at least two hours a week

Track Directors (campus improvement, educational and fundraising)
1. campus improvement track = focused on making campus "greener"
2. educational track = on or off campus educational events
3. fundraising track = fundraise monies for Green Gallaudet1. completes project goals
a. prepare progress report for Green Gallaudet meetings
b. recruit assistance if needed
c. check with officers/advisors for advice if needed
Student Congress Representative
1. represents Green Gallaudet’s best interests at Student Congress meetings
2. appoints an alternative to sub in case of absence
3. summaries relevant information at GG meetings
4. make motions at Student Congress meetings when asked by Green Gallaudet

District of Colombia Youth Environmental Alliance (DCYEA) Representative
1. represents Green Gallaudet’s best interests at DCYEA meetings
2. appoints an alternative to sub in case of absence
3. summaries relevant information at Green Gallaudet meetings

Environmental Intern
1. liaison between the administration and Green Gallaudet
2. works closely with the Facilities department at Gallaudet
3. shares progress reports at GG meetings
4. works closely with campus improvement track
5. works at the office at least two hours a week

Faculty Advisor - Scientific

1. helps represent GG at scientific events/meetings with administration
2. help with external contacts (Student Conservation Association, World Wildlife Federation, etc.)
3. works closely with DCYEA representative
4. works closely with educational and campus improvement tracks
5. signs off on all monetary withdrawals (checks), and other necessary approval forms

Faculty Advisor - Advocacy
1. helps represent Green Gallaudet at fundraisers/campus improvement projects
2. works closely with fundraising and campus improvement tracks
3. counts the money before and after each fundraiser with the Green Gallaudet treasurer or a Green Gallaudet member
4. helps maintain the Green Gallaudet blog and assists with vlogs

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Being environmental stewards of the Earth is great. However, please understand that global warming (as caused by man according to theory and not a fact) has shown to be a hoax.