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Our Staff

FULL-TIME STAFF

DR. P. BRIAN FISHER, Director
Dr. Fisher

Dr. Fisher came to the College of Charleston in 2009 after getting his PhD. from UC Irvine. He has a joint appointment in the Office, sharing time between serving as Director and teaching courses out of the Political Science department. In his free time he enjoys supporting his Pittsburgh Steelers and alma mater Auburn Tigers and spending time with is wife Brenda and their four children.

DR. ASHLEY LAVENDER, Internship and Student Coordinator
Spring 2017 - Present
Dr. Ashley Lavender

Dr. Lavender joined the Office in May 2017 after teaching at the College of Charleston during the 2016-2017 academic year. In addition to this full-time staff position, she enjoys teaching various courses related to sustainability in the Department of Biology. She earned her B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (minor: Marine Biology) and B.A. in German at the University of Connecticut and then went on to Drexel, Penn State and Old Dominion Universities to earn her M.S. in Biology and Ph.D. in Ecological Sciences. Shortly before completing her doctorate, she was selected to participate in Duke University’s Marine Conservation Summer Institute. Her perspective has widened from environmental stewardship as the effects of human activities on the Planet become increasingly more pronounced and pervasive, calling for a holistic, constructive, and multi-tiered approach to sustainability. Basking in nature, studying and mitigating the impacts of human activities on aquatic life (especially acoustic impacts), connecting humans to life’s source, rehabilitating wildlife, dancing, practicing yoga, co-managing an upcycled accessories business, engaging with the community through public outreach and partnerships, and studying and conserving turtles are among her passions. She indeed has a zest for life and is thrilled to be a member of the Office of Sustainability Team!

PART-TIME STAFF

KAITLYN AMIDON, Zero Waste Manager
Spring 2016 - Present
Madeline

Kaitlyn Amidon graduated the College of Charleston in 2016 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Public Health. Originally from Aiken, South Carolina, Kaitlyn is working on Zero Waste Initiatives around the College of Charleston to help the campus reach its goal of being a Zero Waste Campus by 2025. She first started as an intern at the office working on Water Refill Stations around campus and transitioned into the Zero Waste Infrastructure Lead. She is now the Zero Waste Program Manager. She is very passionate about coming up with ways to educate people around the College of Charleston and in the Charleston area about proper recycling and disposal techniques. In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys reading, being around animals, scuba diving, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, and doing high adventure activities.

ADRIAN BARRY, Staff
Fall 2011 - Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2016 - Present
Adrian Barry

Adrian Barry was a Political Science student at the College, originally from New Jersey. While at CofC, Adrian was active on campus, founding CofC for Urban Agriculture and Green CofC, as well as serving as President of the Political Science Club, an active member of SC Student Legislature, and an honorary "Friend of MESSA." Adrian was appointed to the President's Advisory Committee for Sustainability and the CofC Labor Day Celebration Planning Committee, and, as a SGA Senator, Adrian created the Student Sustainability Committee. In that capacity, Adrian was invited to join Dr. Fisher's Sustainability Task Force as the undergraduate class representative, and went on to help found the Office of Sustainability, where he worked both as an Intern Coordinator and a Sustainability Fellow. Adrian is looking forward to rejoining the Office as a member of the staff and annoying everyone with his institutional memory of how things worked back in his day!

ALEXANDRA KEANE, Garden Apprenticeship Program Manager
Summer 2017 - Present
Alexandra Keane

Alexandra is a restorative agriculture educator, ethnographer, and regenerative designer. Upon graduating with a Political Science and Environmental Science degree in 2014, she founded and managed the Restorative Agriculture Department at the College, as well as doing private consulting work on regenerative landscape management. She has served as a community liaison in the Charleston area, and worked with a variety of businesses and organizations in the local food, agricultural, and political systems. She founded and currently manages a small business that educates folks on botanical medicine through educational seminars and herbal-based products. She is currently excited about pursuing a nursing degree, with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner -- bringing her experience of restoring the land and the use of botanical medicine to healing the body! She thoroughly enjoys sewing, singing, getting her hands dirty, and being immersed in the lowcountry and wilderness landscapes!

BIANCA LAPAZ, Assistant Internship Coordinator
Fall 2016 - Present
Bianca LaPaz

Bianca LaPaz has been a resident of the Charleston area for most of her life. She is a third year Urban Studies major at the College of Charleston, concentrating in Sustainable Urbanism, and is minoring in Environmental & Sustainability Studies. Bianca spent a year as an intern working on the Social Justice Coffee Hour team before being hired as the Assistant Internship Coordinator. She is a born-again environmentalist and social justice advocate through her involvement in the Bonner Leader Program. Her hobbies include reading, writing, sewing, bird-watching, making artwork, collecting specimens for her shadow box, listening to podcasts, and mothering her elderly cat, Moby. She is infamous for her existential Snapchats and dried flower arrangements, and takes pride in her enigmatic qualities. Sustainability has been her passion for several years now, with the foundation being set through a lot of self-education and exploration late in high school. Her time at the College and especially at the Office has broadened her horizons when it comes to learning to live sustainably and make sustainable decisions. She seeks to use her degree in Urban Studies to address various issues surrounding sustainable urban planning, especially in the face of climate change, in the hopes of promoting environmental, economic, and social justice. Bianca is looking forward to working for the office in this new capacity and supporting the interns and fellow staff in all of their endeavors.

NIKKI SCIOSCIA, Media Manager & Lead Designer
Spring 2017 - Present
Nikki Scioscia

Nikki is an exhibiting illustrator, graphic designer, and videographer who joined the Office of Sustainability in Spring 2017. Her work is informed by her connection with nature, her meditation and yoga practices, and her passion for social and environmental justice. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Communication. She has also studied art in Florence, Italy and at Penland School of Crafts in Spruce Pine, NC. Nikki is passionate about contributing her visual communication skills to movements that educate and empower communities in the name of Mother Earth. She has illustrated album art, logos, and posters, and she is currently illustrating a book on natural childbirth. She enjoys singing, percussion, ecstatic dance, and exploring diverse ecosystems.

ANNIE SIMPSON, Office Manager
Fall 2016 - Present
Annie Simpson

Annie is a Senior studying Business Administration with a concentration in both Leadership, Social Change, and Responsibility and Entrepreneurship. Originally from seven different states, Annie currently has served numerous roles in Student Government Association, as well as many roles in Charleston Miracle (Dance Marathon), and she is currently serving as Executive Director. Annie began her learning experience in sustainability as a Greek chair for her sorority, Phi Mu. Annie then took on the aventure at the Office by teaching others about sustainability by serving as Sustainable Greek Initiative Project Lead. In addition, Annie then learned she enjoyed researching statistics about the data on College of Charleston’s campus and how the data can be changed based on sustainability efforts. Most recently, Annie is extremely excited for her new role as Office Manager in which she will help the Office serving in various roles from day to day aspects to filing forms for the Team. The Office has been a major part of Annie's college career and enjoys learning something new everyday. In her free time, Annie loves hanging out with family and friends, going to the beach, and working out.

INTERNS

ALYSSA AUSTIN, Sustainable Nutrition Workshop Co-Coordinator
Spring 2018 - Present
Alyssa Austin

As a third year student, Alyssa is pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. A Georgia native, she has been an advocate for grassroots environmentalism since high school. Her exploration of nature and the ocean in developing countries has inspired her passion to raise awareness about the global need for sustainable environmental stewardship by implementing social change and action through hands-on participation. Her time at the College has exposed her to a wide range of sustainable practices she has personally implemented into her daily life and this internship at the office will continue to motivate her. She loves traveling of any sort and letting off steam on the rugby pitch on the women’s team here at the College. Her hobbies include regular yoga practice, scuba diving, as well as collecting crystals and artwork.

EMMA BERRY, Social Media Lead Intern
Fall 2017 - Present
Emma Berry

Emma Berry is a Senior at the college majoring in Communication with a minor in Environmental Studies. Her passion for sustainability intensified after she participated in an Alternative Spring Break trip during her spring break sophomore year. On the trip they learned about earth literacy while living in an off-grid community in the mountains of Washburn, Tennessee. Since then, Emma has tried to use her knowledge in communication to spread environmental awareness. Some of Emma’s other interests include traveling, listening and dancing to good music, and spending time relaxing at Folly Beach.

ELIZA BOWER, Master Campus Plan/Sustainable Commuter Transportation Survey
Spring 2015 - Present
Eliza Bower

Eliza Bower graduated in the spring of 2015 with a degree in Historic Preservation and Community Planning, and Art History, with a minor in Urban Studies. She will be focusing on sustainable transportation with the Office of Sustainability. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Eliza plays Ultimate Frisbee with the college club team, is the founding member of the Recycled Plastics and enjoys running.

LAUREN COLLINS, Zero Waste Events Lead Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Lauren Collins

Lauren is a junior at the College of Charleston pursuing a major in political science (BA) and a minor in psychology. Lauren is originally from Chester, New Jersey. Upon graduation, Lauren hopes to pursue a career with the Charleston County Environmental Management Team. During her time with the office, Lauren will be working with the Zero Waste Team as the Events Lead Intern. Her love for the environment and nature came from growing up on a family run apple farm. In her free time, Lauren enjoys playing guitar, hiking, cooking, spending time at the beach, and dancing. Lauren looks forward to working at the Office of Sustainability and is excited in finding new ways to create awareness of the importance of sustainable lifestyles.

VANITY REID DETERVILLE, Social Justice Coffee Hour Lead
Spring 2018 - Present
Vanity Deterville

Vanity Reid Deterville is a 23 year old Political Science student concentrating in Public Policy at the College of Charleston and a native of Charleston, SC. She has dedicated her time as an activist to LGBTQ initiatives and populations throughout the Lowcountry experiencing housing instability through the outreach of "We Are Family," an organization dedicated to LBGTQ youth here in Charleston. Some of her creative projects include an unprecedented play in the city's history as she highlights her intersecting identities as a black person and a trans-woman with a collaborative effort in the form of a Poetic Play entitled "Sugar In the Grits" which was showcased in last year's annual MOJA Arts festival. She believes that tradition has sometimes maintained a restrictive stronghold on southern families and queer youth of color. An attendee of "Transformative Teaching Collective" meetings, she is an advocate of art for social change and wants to implement the appropriate change necessary for inclusive and progressive thinking, to provide support and professional development for queer youth and youth of color inside CCSD schools while recently graduating from the Charleston RISE program, an extension of the National 50 Can organization and through the words of her ongoing poetry series entitled [T]he [I]ntracacies of [M]e [E]xposed.

MIKAYLA DROST, Sustainable Greek Program Assistant Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Mikayla Drost

Mikayla is a sophomore from Lugoff, SC double majoring in Geology and Marine Biology with a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. She is a William Aiken Fellow in the Honors College. She started in the Office of Sustainability as a Greek Chair for Phi Mu and is excited to work as an intern for the program this semester. Mikayla serves as the Vice President of Prism, the college's LGBTQ Student Alliance, and she’s passionate about social sustainability and iced coffee.

JOANNA FURMANCHIK, Riley Center Partnership Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Joanna Furmanchik

Joanna Furmanchik is a Sociology major and Political Science minor from lovely Charleston, South Carolina. Joanna will be pursuing a partnership internship between the Riley Center for Livable Communities and the Office of Sustainability as she works and participates in the Charleston YOUth Count. She has participated in several previous Point in Time (PIT) counts here in Charleston and has volunteered with East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) and Hibben United Methodist Cold Shelter. In her free time, Joanna enjoys reading, listening/singing to music, watching movies/documentaries (anything narrated by David Attenborough), going on walks, laughing and spending time with her friends and family. During her time at the Office, Joanna is excited to learn how social justice issues, like housing and food insecurity, intersect with sustainability.

LAUREN GABBAMONTE, Zero Waste Residential Life Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Lauren Gabbamonte

Lauren is a third-year Political Science major with two minors in Chemistry and Environmental Studies. She attributes the College of Charleston and its community for showing her the importance of conservation and sustainability. Lauren has research experience in studying subsistence lifestyles of indigenous people and hopes to further her experience in other fields. Eventually, she hopes to advise environmental policy. In her spare time, she loves gardening, cooking, and blogging.

TANNER GLAZE, Podcasts Lead
Summer 2015 - Present
Tanner Glaze

Tanner is a Psychology major at the College of Charleston. Tanner originally started at the Office of Sustainability as a partnership intern with Lowcountry Street Grocery (LSG). LSG is a mobile farmers’ market that brings fresh local produce to communities in need. Her job was to help locate communities that were considered food deserts and to help LSG design a bus route. Tanner is currently working on a new project with the office’s Marketing Team creating social sustainability podcasts. Social sustainability is her passion. The intersect between environment and social issues is important, but often forgotten. Social issues are an important part of sustainability, and Tanner hopes to bring awareness this aspect of sustainability.

MARYBETH GRIMES, Sustainability Week Student Steering Committee Co-chair
Spring 2018 - Present
Marybeth Grimes

Marybeth Grimes is a Junior at the college pursuing a degree in Public Health with minors in Psychology and Environmental and Sustainability Studies. She developed a devout passion for health and the environment in her early college years, which encouraged her to intern with the Office of Sustainability. A few of Marybeth’s academic focuses include sustainable nutrition and development, food systems, hydrology & water management and personal health. She has goals of living and promoting sustainable lifestyles on a local level, and hopes to make a global impact one day. After college, she hopes to travel to the undeveloped countries in Africa to work and assist clean water initiatives, as well as educate and help the prevention of communicable diseases. Marybeth enjoys being outside with friends, having a cup of tea after a hot yoga class, taking road trips to see live music shows, and traveling to as many places as possible.

RIFORD HEFKA, Riley Center Partnership Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Riford Hefka

My name is Riford Hefka. He is 20 years old and he was born and raised in Charleston. He is currently a junior at the College getting his B.S. in psychology with a French minor. My particular fields of interest are social psychology, research, and public policy. In my free time he enjoys hanging out with his friends, traveling, sushi, and impacting his community. He is very excited and grateful to be working with the Office of Sustainability!

KELLY JACKSON, Outreach & Community Partnerships Lead
Spring 2016, Fall 2016 - Present
Kelly Jackson

Kelly is a senior at the college pursuing a double major in psychology (AB) and sociology (BS), with a minor in leadership, change, and social responsibility. She started as a Greek chair, worked two semesters as project lead for social justice coffee hour and now has taken on the role as outreach and partnership lead intern. She hopes to travel abroad after she graduates to teach English. Coming from San Antonio, Texas, Kelly doesn't let anyone in the office forget it. When she's not busy with school, Kelly enjoys hanging out with friends, petting any dog she sees, people watching in Marion Square, and eating her way around Charleston.

LOGAN JOHNSON, The 71% Project Lead Intern
Spring 2016 - Present
Logan Johnson

Logan Johnson is pursuing a degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies at the College of Charleston. Growing up in the small town of Clover, South Carolina, Logan's interest in sustainability began in high school after taking AP Environmental Studies. Being involved in Boy Scouts throughout his childhood and spending time backpacking, Logan grew to have a great appreciation for nature and the environment, and strongly feels that it is the responsibility of the community as a whole to be conscience about the decisions we make that will further impact our future generations. In his free time Logan enjoys backpacking, hanging out with friends, kayaking, and photography.

LACEY KEY, Florence Crittenton Partner Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Lacey Key

Lacey Key is the 2018 Partner Intern for Florence Crittenton, a center which assists young, at-risk pregnant and parenting women through DIY workshops for all natural self-care products and gardening. Lacey will be graduating in December 2018 with a B.S. degree in Biology and minor in Environmental Studies. She plans to study abroad next Fall in Trujillo, Spain to study Biology and environmental policy and learn more Spanish. Aside from the Office of Sustainability and Biology, she is also an after school counselor for Sanders-Clyde Elementary and loves working with kids. After college, she plans to join the Peace Corps, and then afterwards pursue a career in teaching or environmental law. Additionally, she wants to get both a permaculture design and herbalism certification and open a small farm eventually. She also loves to run, sing and play guitar, watch documentaries, drink coffee, and knit.

MADELINE KISER, Garden Apprenticeship Lead
Fall 2017 - Present
Madeline Kiser

Madeline Kiser is a Senior at the College of Charleston and is from Spartanburg, South Carolina. She is majoring in Public Health and minoring in Environmental Studies. Her passions for health and the environment stems from the ambition to pursue nursing after she graduates from the College of Charleston. By striving to be more environmentally, socially, and economically balanced and by promoting health through mental, physical, and spiritual wellness, she will be able to help a wider population of people. This internship will further her sustainable practices so that she can impact more people as she enters the workforce of nursing, public health, and environmental studies. Madeline enjoys listening to music, hiking, traveling, and being with friends in her free time.

BRYAN KO, Web Design
Spring 2016 - Present
Bryan Ko

Bryan Ko is from Lexington, South Carolina. He is majoring in Computing in the Arts with a concentration in music as well as a minor in Environmental and Sustainable Studies. His first real exposure to sustainability was on the trails of the Appalachian Mountains. On the trails, hikers are respectful of the environment around them and try to keep it beautiful for others. The idea of sharing nature together with other people drew him closer to sustainability. Bryan plays violin in the College of Charleston Orchestra and loves being outdoors. His hobbies are kayaking, backpacking, and anything related to music.

TREVOR LEACH, Bike Share Program Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Trevor Leach

Trevor is a sophomore at the College of Charleston pursuing a degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Environmental Studies. He has always enjoyed spending time at the beach, hiking mountains, and spending time with his dogs, the first inklings of his passion for the environment and nature. His first experience with the Office of Sustainability was as a case manager on the ECOllective Student Project Committee, the beginning of his influence in the College and helping him get his foot in the door at the office. His interest in working with sustainability stems in part from his experience with The Green Heart Project, a local program dedicated to teaching elementary students about health and green living through organic food taste-tests and gardening. In addition to this, he sees the numerous possibilities the College has to make a greener campus and wants to help utilize this untapped potential. He hopes to see the beginnings of a positive change at the College within his next two years here.

AUDREY NOONAN, Zero Waste Events Lead
Fall 2017 - Present
Audrey Noonan

Audrey is a Senior in the Honors College at the College of Charleston, pursuing a Bachelors of the Arts in Spanish, with minors in Biology and Environmental and Sustainability Studies. She is currently writing her Bachelors Essay on the sea turtle conservation efforts taking place in Central America. Born and raised in the Carolinas, her love of nature and many hours spent outside paired with courses at the college and time farming has led to eye-opening experiences and passion for environmental education. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, spending time with friends, hiking, camping, and just about anything outdoors.

PRESLEY LEOPARD, Sustainability Week Student Steering Committee Chair
Spring 2016 - Present
Presley Leopard

Presley Leopard is a senior in the College of Charleston's Honors College, double majoring in Political Science and Communications with a minor in International Studies with a regional concentration in Europe. She is originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and is currently a member of Kappa Alpha Theta's Zeta Lambda chapter. During her four years at the college, Presley has been elected and served as a senator, Student Body Secretary, and Student Body Treasurer for the Student Government Association. Presley is also a member of College of Charleston’s Honor Board and Honors Student Association along with multiple honor societies, such as Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Rho Lambda, Order of Omega, Golden Key International, and Pi Sigma Alpha. Since her freshman year, Presley was involved with the Sustainable Greek Initiative through the Office of Sustainability. She began the program as a Greek Chair and later went on to become the Project Lead. Currently, Presley is the Chair of the Sustainability Week Student Steering Committee. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, traveling, and spending time with her family.

JENNIFER PELL, DIY/ Fix-It-Friday Program Lead Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Jennifer Pell

Jennifer is from Buffalo N.Y. and is pursuing a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Environmental Studies/Sustainability. Her passion for the environment stems from childhood. Having spent many years outdoors and through her education at the College, she has come to understand our intricate interactions with, dependency on, and need to protect the environment. She feels a responsibility to educate herself and others on how to make a positive impact socially and environmentally. Jennifer enjoys travel, spending time outdoors, and the arts.

JACOB SANDERS, Student Government Association Liaison
Spring 2018 - Present
Jacob Sanders

Jacob is a senior pursuing a Bachelors of Science in International Business, with a minor in Spanish. He has also been a member of the College of Charleston Honor Board for three years. Originally from Conway, South Carolina, Jacob loves the natural beauty of the Lowcountry and believes it is our responsibility to protect and conserve it. In his free time he enjoys traveling, running, swimming, learning new things, eating carbs, and watching horror movies.

BRYNN SMITH, ECOllective Student Project Committee Chair
Fall 2017 - Present
Brynn Smith

Brynn is a Junior pursuing a B.S. in Middle Grades Education with teaching concentrations in English Language Arts and Social Studies and a Minor in Communication. She hopes to begin her career by teaching middle school in a high need area and plans to implement sustainable practices and education in her future classroom. She hopes to obtain her masters in International Education and help to bring the opportunity of study abroad to students who face financial barriers.This is her second semester interning with the Office of Sustainability and serving as the chair of the ECOllective Student Project Committee. She is also an active delegate for South Carolina Student Legislature, where she has advocated for legislation that would benefit the environment such as implementing a tax on plastic bags and proposing a statewide styrofoam tax. She is currently the Chair of CofC's delegation. In her increasingly sparse free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, watching Netflix documentaries, upcycling and D.I.Y. projects, and reading science fiction novels.

NEYLE STEADMAN, Zero Waste Infrastructure Lead
Fall 2017 - Present
Neyle Steadman

Neyle Steadman is a Senior at the College majoring in Psychology and minoring in Environmental and Sustainability studies. She lives in James Island with her parents, twin sister, and dog, Yogi. She has always loved the environment, water, and animals and has always had a passion for protecting them. In March of 2017 she decided to transition into a Vegan diet. She hopes that her love of animals, the water, and the environment will help influence other people to start living a more sustainable lifestyle. In her free time she likes to collect succulents, go to the beach, and listen to music.

DEANA THOMAS, Sustainable Greek Program Lead Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Deanna Thomas

Deana is from McBee, South Carolina. She is majoring in Business Administration. She is new to the Office of Sustainability and is currently the Lead Intern for the Sustainable Greek Program, she hopes to learn as much as possible from her new sustainability family along the way, so that she may live a more sustainable lifestyle. In her free time she enjoys taking long walks with friends to Battery Park, watching documentaries, and trying new adventurous things.

KYLIE WARDEN, Zero Waste TerraCycle & Trash for Treasure Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Kylie Warden

Kylie is from Great Falls, Virginia. She is pursuing a degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental and Sustainable Studies at the College of Charleston. Kylie has always been passionate about the environment and the conservation of animals, but coming to college has made her realize how important sustainability really is. She is excited to help the College shift towards going completely zero waste and hopes to influence others to become more sustainable along the way. Besides the environment, Kylie also enjoys traveling, hanging out with her friends and dogs, listening to live music, and interior design.

TATJANA WASHINGTON, Sustainable Nutrition Workshop Co-Coordinator
Spring 2018 - Present
Tati Washington

Tatjana is an undergraduate student at the College of Charleston studying Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies, Florence South Carolina. Pursuing a career in veterinary medicine, Tatjana will become a large animal veterinarian. She is passionate about animals and will one day own her own non-profit animal sanctuary and rehabilitation center for endangered and mistreated animals. Along with her passion for animals, she also enjoys gardening, holistic healing, sports, and great vegan food! You may have seen her on campus working at Campus Recreation services, Stern Nite Life, and at Sustainability and Vegan Club events. She is passionate about saving the environment, living minimalistically, and promoting equity in the community!

ABBY WHITE, Bike Share Program Lead Intern
Spring 2018 - Present
Abby White

Abby is a senior at the College from Knoxville, Tennessee. She is working toward a degree in biology with minors in environmental studies and political science. Outside of school, she is involved with the club ultimate frisbee team and the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity and also volunteers with the Green Heart Project. Growing up with the beautiful Smoky Mountains always on the horizon instilled early on a love of being outside and nature in general. In her free time, Abby enjoys reading, cuddling with her cat, Ollie, and spending time at the beach.

ADAM ZERBST, Green Office Certification
Fall 2017 - Present
Adam Zerbst

Adam Zerbst is a Political Science major and Urban Studies minor from here in Charleston. While at the Office of Sustainability, Adam will be working on the new Green Office Certification Program. In the Fall of 2017 Adam was the Coastal Conservation League Partner Intern working on environmental issues in the community. In his free time, he enjoys attending political events and live music shows, going to the park, cooking, and trying out restaurants in town.