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UCSF Advisory Committee on Sustainability

The overarching charge of the committee for the 2018-2020 appointment is to develop and implement goals and strategies for UCSF to become national leaders in Health and Sustainability by 2025. 

In addition, the committee will provide guidance and support to:
• Annually examine UCSF’s effect on the environment from a comprehensive perspective
• Evaluate existing UCSF policies, procedures and/or programs that affect the environment
• Serve as a coordinating body for groups or individuals concerned with sustainability issues at UCSF
• Support Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 and Carbon Neutrality by 2025

Each member shall serve as an example and advocate to the UCSF community sustainable behavior
changes in the following areas:

• Efficiently use and conserve water, energy and other resources
• Efficient use of alternative transportation options
• Utilize environmentally responsible purchasing practices
• promote healthy indoor air quality systems
• Minimize solid waste production
• Incorporate lifecycle analysis into sustainable financial planning and budget goals
• Integrate environmental literacy into research, education and communication
• Implement resource-efficient site planning, design and building principles
• Reduce the use of hazardous materials and toxins where possible
• Conduct/promote sustainability activities among your departments and operations in an integrated,
Inter-dependent manner

The UACS is envisioned to be a collaborative group reflecting the diverse aspects of UCSF, led by Associate Chancellor, Sheila Antrum, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, UCSF Health and Brian Newman, Vice President UCSF Health and UCSF Senior Associate Vice Chancellor of Real Estate, as co-chairs.Staff support is provided by Gail Lee, Sustainability Director for both the campus and medical center. 

Meeting Schedule and Minutes                
CY 2020
Date
LocationTimeMinutes & Slides
March 17, 2020 MH 6200 and TBA 02:00 – 03:30 pm Minutes | 1 | 2
June 16, 2020 MH 6200 and TBA 02:00 – 03:30 pm Minutes | 1 | 2
CY 2019
Date
LocationTimeMinutes & Slides
March 12, 2019 MH 6400 and S-226 03:30 – 05:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 
September 25, 2019 MH 640 and S-226 2:00-3:30pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3
December 16, 2019 MH 6400 and MUE 244 03:30 – 05:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2

 

Current Members

Two-year appointment cycle (FY18-20)

Sheila Antrum, Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at UCSF Health
Dorie Apollonio, Assistant Adjunct Professor, School of Pharmacy
Anirvan Chatterjee, Director of Data Strategy, CTSI
Jessica Clark, Physical Therapy Student
Lisa Cisneros, Senior Director, Strategic Communications
Frances Flannery, Administrative Director, Medical Center Administration at UCSF Medical Center
Mark Freiberg, Executive Director, EH&S
Aaron Gallagher, student
Seema Gandhi, Assistant Clinical Professor, Anesthesia Dept
Joseph Guglielmo, Dean, School of Pharmacy
Katherine Gundling, Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Dan Henroid, Director, MC Nutrition and Food Services
Chelsea Landolin, Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Nursing
Bruce Lanyon, Director, Real Estate Assets Department, FAS
Janella Leano, student
Gail Lee, Sustainability Director, UCSF & UCSF Health
Jerry Liu, student
Wylie Liu, Program Manager, Community Engagement & Health Policy; Director, Center for Community Engagement
Patti Mitchell, Associate Director, West Zone, Capital Programs
Brian Newman, Professor, School of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology
Theresa O’Brien, Associate Chancellor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Shade Starley, Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Jodi Soboll, Director, Infrastructure and Utilities/Deputy Executive Director, Facilities Services
Arianne Teherani, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Medical Education
Sapna Thottathil, Associate Director of Sustainability at University of California Office of the President

Organizational Chart of UCSF’s Sustainability Program

2017 Org Chart

Past Meeting Schedules and Minutes                        
CY 2018
Date
LocationTimeMinutes & Slides
December 12, 2018 MH 6200 and S-226 03:30 – 05:00 pm Minutes | 1 |
September 17, 2018 MH 6200 and S-161 03:30 – 05:00 pm Minutes | 1 |
June 21, 2018 MH 6200 and S-226 03:30 – 05:30 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3
March 19, 2018 MH 6200 and S-226 03:30 – 05:30 pm Minutes | 1 | 2
CY 2017
Date
LocationTimeMinutes & Slides
December 12, 2017 MH 6200 and MU 244E 10:30 – 12:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3
September 21, 2017 MH 6200 and S-226 10:30 – 12:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
June 13, 2017 MH 7100 10:30 – 12:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 |
March 16, 2017 MH 6400 and S-226 02:00 – 03:30 pm Minutes | 1 |
CY 2016
Date
LocationTimeMinutes & Slides
December 1, 2016 MH 3200 and S-226 10:30 – 12:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
September 21, 2016 MH 6400 and MU 244E 10:30 – 12:00 pm Minutes | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5