Call for New Sustainability Council Members

The President’s Sustainability Council is currently seeking new faculty and/or staff members for a three-year term beginning fall 2017.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, along with a curriculum vitae or resume via email to co-chairs Suzanne McGillicuddy and Karen Pearson at by June 8, 2017.

In your letter of interest, please include your credentials pertaining to sustainability and a few ideas for Sustainability 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.

Additionally, all council members are expected to be engaged and take initiative on a variety of council projects. New members will be expected to actively participate in existing programs as well as propose new projects.

Since 2009, the Sustainability Council has been working toward making FIT a more sustainable educational institution in its operations and curricula. 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 campuswide events including Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW).

For more information on the Sustainability Council, visit the council’s website at
Please direct any questions that you may have to co-chairs Suzanne McGillicuddy or Karen Pearson at

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