Climate Action Plan

Climate change is one of the most serious challenges facing the world today. As a high priority goal of the Sustainability Plan, launched in fall 2018, W&M has committed to creating a Climate Action Plan for the W&M campus, including all graduate schools. 

Sustainability Plan climate goal
Join Us at a Listening Session this Semester!

The campus has been hard at work on the university-wide Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Subcommittee would like your feedback on plan's draft goals and how you would like to engage around sustainability in the future.

  • Main Campus: April 8 | Miller Hall, Rm 1018 | 4-5pm
  • VIMS: April 9 | Davis Hall, Owens-Bryant Conference Rm | 4-5pm
  • Student Org Comfortable Conversations*: TBD
    • *Invite only, one representative per organization.  
Climate Action Subcommittee

The Committee on Sustainability subcommittee responsible for the Climate Action Plan holds open door meetings at the below dates. Campus members are free to listen, please email [[e|sustain]] in advance to ensure there is room. If you would like to volunteer, please contact a working group leader!

Learn about the climate action subcommittee Working Groups

Name Title
Calandra Waters Lake Chair, Director of Sustainability
John Swaddle Chair, Professor of Biology and COS Co-Chair
Thomas Liu '22 Co-Chair
Michael Heard Snow, JD Co-Chair
Mark Brabham Director of Facilities Management, VIMS
Eden Harris Associate Director, Marketing, Communications and Licensing
Bill Horacio Director of Parking Services
James Kaste Associate Professor of Geology, Director of ENS
Anusha Komati Waste & Recycling Program Supervisor
Angela King Asst Director Va Coastal Policy Center, Law School
Marina Knapp Global Education Special Programs Advisor
Chitra Kokkirala '20 Undersecretary Sustainability, Student Assembly
Molly Mitchell Marine Scientist Supervisor, VIMS Center for Coastal Resources Mgmt
Bob Morman Director of Building Services, Facilities Management
Dawn Oleksy Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, James City County
Joshua Panganiban '20 Office of Sustainability Intern, Greenhouse Gas Report
Jessica Pierce Senior Asst Director, Institutional Research
Jess Raymond Asst Director for Community Development, Residence Life
Tammy Rojek Asst Director, Public Works & Utilities, City of Williamsburg
Gregg Shipp Director of Planning, Design & Construction, Facilities Management
Julie Summs Director of Economic Development
Nate Throckmorton Asst Professor of Economics