Executive Council

The School's executive council is comprised of faculty members across all eight colleges that are working in areas of sustainability. The Council serves an important advisory role and assists the School's leadership and staff in steering the program towards continued success.

Peter Backlund

Peter Backlund
Associate Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability

Michele Betsill

Michele Betsill
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Colorado State University

Thomas Borch

Thomas Borch
Associate Professor, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University

Joe Champ

Joe Champ
Associate Professor, Department of Journalism and Media Communication, Colorado State University

Tom Dean

Tom Dean
Executive Council Member, School of Global Environmental Sustainability

Brian Dunbar

Brian Dunbar
Executive Director, Institute for the Built Environment

Chris Funk

Chris Funk
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

Kathleen Galvin

Kathleen Galvin
Professor & Senior Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology

Eugene Kelly

Gene Kelly
Visiting Head Scientist, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

Alan Knapp

Alan Knapp
Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

Jan Leach

Jan Leach
Professor, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

Barry Noon

Barry Noon
Professor, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University

Dennis Ojima

Dennis Ojima
Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University

Kenneth Reardon

Kenneth Reardon
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University

Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University

Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson
Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

Joe von Fischer

Joe von Fischer
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University

Diana H. Wall

Diana Wall
Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability