University Environment Committee
July 22, 2011 9:30am

Administration Building - VP Conference Room 2nd Floor
9:30 am – 11:00 am

Attending: John Robinson, Chair; Paul Siegel, Vice-Chair; Nick Koridis, Recording Secretary: Gilbert Hanson, John Murray, Eric Lamberg, Anne Doherty, Joseph Antoneli, Gary Mar, John Sparano, and Fred Walter.
Excused: Nancy Balkon, Matt Aiello-Lammens, Robert Aller, John Shandra and Paula Di Pasquale-Alverez
Staff: Amy Provenzano

Guests:   Barbara Chernow

Meeting called to order by: John Robinson 9:35 AM

1 - Introductions – John Robinson passed around the agenda and Nick passed around the sign-in sheet. There were introductions of all the attendees.

2- Review of the Minutes – Motion to approve the minutes from the January 19, 2011 by John Murray and Seconded by Paul Siegel all in favor and no abstentions.

  1. Presentation on Energy Consumption – Amy Provenzano Slideshow
    1. Amy presented a PPT slideshow on the energy saving showing statistics for the campus with savings from various components.
    2. Current projects underway were mentioned
    3. Leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) which encompass 4 certified points for ratings
    4. Discussion on how to promote energy savings through the campus.
    5. Campus residences website dvd video was announced and a website link to be shared by Amy (ADD LINK FOR VIDEO)
    6. John Robinson spoke about the update on wild native flowers with a couple test plots.
    7. Matt spoke about native plants at a site near Life sciences adjacent to the pay lot.
    8. John discussed committee membership and future positions that may become available.

OTHER: Meeting adjourned 10:55am

The next meeting is scheduled in the VP Administration Conference Room on the second floor on Friday, date TBD