Call for Membership on the Sustainability Council


The Sustainability Council is currently seeking new faculty and/or staff members for a three-year term beginning fall 2016. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, along with a curriculum vitae via email to the co-chairs of the council: Grazyna Pilatowicz at and Robert Vassalotti at by January 15, 2016.

In your letter of interest, please include your credentials pertaining to sustainability and a few ideas for council activities and campus initiatives focused on sustainability. Please note that to be considered you must be available for council meetings on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm every other week during each semester. The first meeting of the fall 2016 semester is scheduled for August 31.

Since 2009, the Sustainability Council has been working toward making FIT a more sustainable educational institution in its operations and curriculum. The council fosters new initiatives, makes recommendations for, and promotes policies, projects, and programs that further FIT’s commitment to all environmental, economic, and social aspects of sustainability. The council administers the $15,000 Annual Sustainability Grants Program, coordinates the Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference, and sponsors other campus-wide events. For more information on the Sustainability Council, visit

Please direct any questions that you may have to Robert Vassalotti or Grazyna Pilatowicz, co-chairs.

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