Campus Sustainability Office

The Campus Sustainability Office empowers, equips, and engages our diverse partners to catalyze a sustainable campus transformation...


A Demand Sustainability rally (University Photography)

A Demand Sustainability rally (University Photography)


We envision Cornell University as a carbon neutral, living laboratory for sustainability innovation; a place where every Cornellian can make a positive impact on social, environmental, and economic progress.

The Campus Sustainability Office is a section within the Energy & Sustainability Department.

Associate Vice President of Energy and Sustainability
Robert R. "Bert "  Bland, P.E., rrb2@cornell.edu

Sustainability Administrator
Careen Arsenault, cma18@cornell.edu

Sustainability Communications & Integration Manager
Sarah E. Brylinsky, seb382@cornell.edu

Design/Web Support
Lisa Kilgore Hogarty, lkh9@cornell.edu

Sustainability Engagement Manager
vacant

Director, Campus Sustainability Office
Sarah Zemanick, sc142@cornell.edu

Student Staff

Student Sustainability Coordinator
Leah Balkin '19 leb238@cornell.edu

STARS Assistant
Kate Bedding '17 kab444@cornell.edu

Student Sustainability Coordinator
Cynthia Anne Bensburg '17, cab545@cornell.edu

Sustainability Outreach Coordinator
Felix Blanco ’19, fb249@cornell.edu

Graphics and Communications Assistant
Srishti Jalan '17, db624@cornell.edu