Student Staff

The Sustainability Office typically hires 25-35 students a year to work on a number of different teams and projects focused on waste, climate, education and outreach, water, and energy conservation.

 


    Carbon Fund Team

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    Dezi Bunio

    Major: Environmental Studies and Politics

    Position: Carbon Fund Program Coordinator

    Email: dbunio@ucsc.edu

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    Sonali Goyal

    Major: Electrical Engineering

    Position: Carbon Fund Program Coordinator

    Email: sogoyal@ucsc.edu


  • Education and Outreach Team

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    Aleisha LaCruise

    Major: Film & Digital Media

    Position: Sustainability Education and Outreach Graphic Designer & Website Assistant 

    Email: alacruis@ucsc.edu

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    Sara Ford Oades

    Major: Environmental Studies

    Position: Sustainability Education and Outreach Associate - Social Media Coordinator

    Email: sfordoad@ucsc.edu

     


  • Carbon Neutrality Fellows

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    Sayuri Alwis

    Major: Environmental Studies

    Position: CNI Climate Action Fellow

    Email: salwis@ucsc.edu

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    Mehul Kamran

    Major: Environmental Studies & Economics

    Position: CNI Action Fellow

    email: mkamran1@ucsc.edu

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    James Whillhite

    Major: Environmental Studies & Biology

    Position: CNI Student Engagement Fellow

    email: jpwillhi@ucsc.edu


  • Green Labs Team

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    Ruby Guevara

    Major: Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology

    Position: Green Labs Associate

    Email: ruggueva@ucsc.edu

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    Enisha Sehgal

    Major: Neuroscience

    Position: Green Labs Associate

    Email: esehgal@ucsc.edu


  • Green Office Team

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    Alissa Guther

    Major: Environmental Studies

    Position: Green Office Coordinator

    Email: aguther@ucsc.edu

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    Bonnie Feldberg

    Major: Environmental Studies and Community Studies Majors

    Position: Green Office Associate

    Email: bfeldber@ucsc.edu

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    Ellie Vendegna

    Major: Environmental Studies Major

    Position: Green Office Associate

    Email: evendegn@ucsc.edu

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    Kayalena Geck

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    Position: Green Office Coordinator

    email: kgeck@ucsc.edu


  • Measure 45

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    Sana Sheikholeslami

    Major: Environmental Studies Major

    Position: Measure 45 - InterOrg Coordinator

    Email: ssheikho@ucsc.edu

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    Sophia Puliatti

    Major: Environmental Studies Major

    Position: Measure 45 - Media Specialist

    Email: spuliatt@ucsc.edu

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    Tonia Brito-Bersi

    Major: Environmental Studies and Community Studies Majors

    Position: Measure 45 Campaign

    Email: spuliatt@ucsc.edu


  • Student Sustainability Advisors - Zero Waste

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    Jessica Zubia Calsada

    Major: Environmental Studies and Community Studies

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor Team Lead 

    email: jmzubia@ucsc.edu

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    Keana Ramirez-Acosta

    Major: Film & Digital Media

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - University Town Center / Village / Camper Park

    Email: keelrami@ucsc.edu

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    Steve Anaya

    Major: Psychology & Sociology

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Cowell / Stevenson

    Email: sanaya2@ucsc.edu

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    Rajvir Birk

    Major: Business Management Economics

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Rachel Carson / Oakes

    email: rbirk@ucsc.edu

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    Juan Castanon

    Major: Politics & Latin American and Latino Studies

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Colleges 9 / 10

    Email: jcasta17@ucsc.edu

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    Mikel Irigoyen

    Major: Environmental Studies

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Crown / Merrill

    email: mirigoye@ucsc.edu

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    Diana Escalona

    Major: Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Family Student Housing / Graduate Housing

    email: descalon@ucsc.edu

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    Rachel Sequeira

    Major: Biology

    Position: Student Sustainability Advisor - Porter / Kresge / Redwood Grove

    email: rasequei@ucsc.edu