Loyola University Maryland

Sustainability

Sustainability Team

Helen Schneider

Helen Schneider, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Campus Services

Helen began working at Loyola in 1998 and has had an interest in sustainability since 1999/2000. She has promoted sustainability initiatives since that time, including green building opportunities, energy policy, composting, and recycling. Helen is interested in sustainability because (as an avid hiker) she enjoys the great outdoors and would like to preserve the environment for future generations. Helen serves as chair of the Arboretum Subcommittee.

Kiki Williams

Kiki Williams, Director of Facilities Management

Kiki Williams came to Loyola in the fall of 2013 from Vassar College. Kiki hopes to bring a culture of environmental stewardship and awareness to Loyola’s campus. She also hopes to identify potential energy conservation projects that can be implemented across campus. Kiki is interested in sustainability because she believes that it is the socially responsible thing to do. She serves as co-chair of the Sustainability Committee.

 

Taylor Casalena, Sustainability Coordinator

Taylor Casalena joined the Loyola community in the Fall of 2014 as the program assistant for budget and sustainability. Since arriving she has partnered with on campus departments and student groups to launch and expand campus wide sustainability events and initiatives, including the Green Office Program, Good Stuff Campaign, Loyola Recycles, Francis Feast and the Community Garden. Taylor became Loyola's sustainability coordinator in 2017. She is committed to strengthening the culture of sustainability at Loyola through innovative initiatives and programming.

 jeff mohr

Jeff Mohr, Assistant Director Landscaping and Grounds

Jeff Mohr began his career at Loyola in the Spring of 2016 as the Assistant Director of Grounds. In his role as Loyola’s groundkeeper, Jeff uses native and adaptive plants throughout campus to create habitat for local flora and fauna and expose the Loyola community to the value of these spaces.  During his time at Loyola he has established several no-mow areas and lead the establishment of the Peace Meadow. Jeff feels that everyone has a role in preserving our environment for future generations. “We should take every opportunity to leave this place better than we found it.”
 

Tom Hettleman

Thomas Hettleman, Director of Environmental Health and Safety

Thomas Hettleman has been working at Loyola since January 2008. Tom became the director of Environmental Health and Safety in March 2010. In addition to other duties, EHS is responsible for the electronic waste management and recycling as well as the hazardous waste disposal for the university. EHS has also implemented a hazardous waste minimization program in order to adhere to state guidelines. Tom was a biology major in college and has always been interested in the outdoors. Tom believes that everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment and he tries consistently to do his part.

Joe Griffin

Lawrence (Joe) Griffin, Assistant Director of Electrical Services

Joe started working at Loyola in December of 1996. For Joe, sustainability means getting the most out of everything that we do, purchase, and maintain here at Loyola. Since Joe started, he has implemented many energy saving projects at Loyola. To date, Loyola has saved 218,467 kWh because of these programs. Joe serves as a member of the Energy Subcommittee.

Cindy Dunkes

Cynthia Dunkes, Environmental Compliance Coordinator

Cindy started working at Loyola in June of 2010 and works for the Environmental Health and Safety department (EHS). In addition to other duties, EHS is responsible for the electronic waste management and recycling as well as the hazardous waste disposal for the university. EHS has also implemented a hazardous waste minimization program in order to adhere to state guidelines. Cindy was a biology major in college and had a strong focus on environmental science. She loves the water and the great outdoors.