Assistant director of construction services
Paul Lundberg holds a master's of science in energy management from the New York Institute of Technology and has attained designation as a certified energy manager and certified geo-exchange designer from the Association of Energy Engineers. He has been at Skidmore for 15 years in the Facilities Services Department and has been involved with capital construction projects during all phases of development, design and implementation. Lundberg has also had direct involvement with the majority of the energy conservation and alternative energy initiatives at the college.
Sustainability coordinator for student programming
Jennifer Natyzak graduated with a B.S. in environmental science and minor in global sustainability from the University of Virginia in 2016. During her time at UVA, she spearheaded efforts with UVA’s Earth Week, coordinated zero-waste events, served on the Student Council Sustainability Committee and worked as a student employee at the UVA Office for Sustainability. At Skidmore Natyzak strives to cultivate a culture of sustainable living through a variety of student programs.
Director of sustainability programs and assessment
Levi (he/him/his) oversees Skidmore's sustainability programs, leads institutional sustainability assessment and reporting efforts, facilitates strategic planning for sustainability, and partners with students, staff, and faculty to develop new campus initiatives. He also chairs the Campus Sustainability Subcommittee, which develops and recommends institutional policies and procedures that support and advance campus sustainability efforts. Levi received a B.S. in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire, an M.B.A. in Sustainability from Antioch University New England, and is a LEED Green Associate. Before joining Skidmore in 2012, Levi worked within various parts of the food system, including as the assistant manager of a 14-acre vegetable farm and as the head chef and manager of a sushi restaurant with a commitment to sustainability, responsible sourcing, and consumer transparency.
Director of sustainability for academic affairs
Mark received a B.A. in management and economics from Gettysburg College, a MBA with a concentration in finance from Rollins College, and a Ph.D. in management and organization from Pennsylvania State University. He has been a member of Skidmore’s Management and Business Department since 1999 and also teaches a course called Human Dilemmas in Skidmore’s First Year Experience. His executive education and research activities focus on the areas of business strategy, executive leadership development, knowledge management, sustainability, and health care strategy. Prior to his academic career, Mark was involved with the building trades and has a passion for green design and construction, and he and his family currently live in a high efficiency, active and passive solar home.
Chair: Levi Rogers, director, sustainability programs and assessment
Faculty member: Rik Scarce, sociology
Sustainability coordinator for student programs: Jennifer Natyzak
Director of facilities services (or designee): Dan Rodecker
Associate dean of the faculty (or designee): Mark Youndt, director of sustainability for academic affairs, professor of management
Director of Purchasing Services (or designee): Carol Schnitzer
Representative from Student Affairs: Tory Atkins, assistant director of leadership activities
Representative from Admissions and Financial Aid: Xavier McKinzie, assistant director
Representative from Advancement: Arielle Fischer, assistant director of the Skidmore fund
Student representative of the Environmental Action Club: Julia Danielsen '22
Student representative from the Sustainability Committee: Kate Phillips '23