The Science and Technical Advisory Subcommittee (STAC) is the primary assessment and monitoring arm of COS. STAC is responsible for developing an ecosystem plan that defines the College’s ecosystem to be studied and managed, the current state of that ecosystem, and appropriate assessment methodologies. STAC is co-chaired by Professor of Biology and Keck Lab Director, Randy Chambers, and VIMS graduate student [[v|jadelbene, James DelBene]]
The Carbon Offset Working Group is led by student [[e|twgriffiths, Tom Griffiths '18]]
William & Mary offers a unique carbon offset program where 100% of funds go towards energy reducing projects on our historic campus. Carbon offset programs allow people to counteract their carbon footprint by donating to projects that reduce CO2 emissions. For more information, check out their webpage.
The Greenhouse Gas Audit Working Group is led by student [[e|jbpanganiban, Josh Panganiban '19]]
This group is responsible for conducting an annual greenhouse gas inventory for W&M. Add this valuable skill to your resume and help W&M track their progress!
The Renewable Energy Working Group is led by [[waterslake, Calandra Waters Lake]]
This group of students, faculty and staff is exploring the possibilities of renewable energy for W&M. Recent work included a feasibility study for on-campus solar panels and continuing work is exploring power purchase agreements for grid-scale electricity.
The Storm Water Management Working Group is led by [[rmcham, Professor Randy Chambers]]
This group is responsible for monitoring stormwater runoff on campus and making recommendations to control runoff and improve the condition of waterways on campus.