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Sustainability Office Staff | Campus Sustainability Subcommittee

Sustainability Staff

Jim Kennelly

Jim Kennelly

Director of sustainability for academic affairs, professor of management and business

Jim Kennelly holds an MBA and PhD in International Business from the Stern School of Business at NYU, and a BS in Accounting from Montclair State University. He has been at Skidmore since 1996, and is currently Professor of International Business and the Courtney and Steven Ross Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies. Jim has also taught at NYU’s Stern School of Business and at Aalto University in Finland. At Skidmore, Jim regularly teaches a course on ‘Business and the Natural Environment’ in addition to a variety of other internationally oriented business topics. His current research interests center broadly on sustainable enterprise and on the importance of locally rooted, place-based enterprises as valuable components of a sustainable and successful economy and society. His most recent co-authored book is “Digging Deeper: How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value.”  

Paul Lundberg

Paul Lundberg

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.

 Jennifer Natyzak  

Jennifer Natyzak

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.

Levi Rogers

Levi Rogers

Director of sustainability programs and assessment

Levi Rogers graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in environmental conservation and from Antioch University New England with an M.B.A. in sustainability. He started at Skidmore in November 2012 and has worked with campus members to expand and create a variety of campus sustainability programs, and he continues to work with the dedicated Skidmore community to make progress toward the college's sustainability goals

Campus Sustainability Subcommittee

Membership 2017–18:

Campus Sustainability Subcomittee

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): James Kennelly, director of sustainability for academic affairs, professor of management and business 

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: Julie DiRoma

Representative from Advancement: Adele Einhorn

Student representative of the Environmental Action Club: Kathleen Garofalo '20

Student representative from the Sustainability Committee: Zoe Pagliaro '20