Sustainability Council

We the Students, Faculty, and Staff of Seattle Central College, to further social, economic and environmental sustainability, which will in turn promote educational excellence in a multicultural urban environment, foster the enrichment of our internal community, increase community engagement and support for the college, and develop and sustain facilities that support a learning and working environment, do ordain and establish the Seattle Central College Sustainability Council. Access the Sustainability Council Bylaws (pdf).

The Council, on behalf of the college community, shall advise the President on sustainability matters vital to the mission and goals of Seattle Central. Its functions shall be to:

  • Educate the college community on sustainability issues and goals set forth through this Council and the District Sustainability Committee
  • Create sustainability initiatives and projects to be considered for adoption or implementation by the college
  • Endorse spending for sustainability-related projects and initiatives
  • Advise other committees on sustainability best practices and share findings with the greater Seattle Colleges district

Membership & Contact Info

Staff & Faculty
Julia Buchans
Adam Maurer, District Sustainability Coordinator, 206.934.3862
Rebecca Tesdell
Alexis Fein
Catie Chaplan
Jeff Keever
Alyssa Jocson Porter
Heather Moore
Elaine Ong

General Contact


Our membership consistently includes students, but individuals come and go based on their schedules and level of interest. The Council strives to include student voices in our work

Sustainability Council documents

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reports