Office of Sustainability
What does the Office of Sustainability do?
  • A champion for sustainability efforts on campus
  • An engagement hub for the University community 
  • The coordinating body for tracking and reporting on progress towards the sustainability goals identified in the University of Manitoba Sustainability Strategy 2016-2018

Office of Sustainability Vision Statement:

  • Efficiently and effectively steward our human, natural and physical resources to meet future needs - planning for the seventh generation and beyond
  • Prevent waste, conserve and enhance our environment to provide opportunities for future generations to create, innovate and succeed
  • Ensure community participation in support of shared responsibility and understanding, reconciliation and collaboration
  • Acknowledge our global responsibility and promote equitable and integrated solutions to social, environmental and economic challenges


Leanne Shewchuk
Tel: 204-474-7995

Bambilyn Goodale
Administrative Coordinator
Tel: 204-474-6121

Christie Nairn
Promotion and Outreach Coordinator
Tel: 204-318-2920

Michael Hall
Project Coordinator
Tel: 204-474-8368



Student Employees


Kristine Dornn
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: 204-318-2920
Area of Study: Environmental Studies
Key Projects: Climate Change, Carbon Sink Research 


Griffin Swanson
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: 204-318-2920
Area of Study: Biosystems Engineering
Key Projects: Waste Diversion - Re-Shop Research & Data Analysis