Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability is:
  • A champion for sustainability efforts in university, regional, and national and global affairs through collaboration with students, faculty, staff, local community, and partners across higher education. 
  • An engagement hub for the University community, facilitating sustainability learning and practice and working as a catalyst for change by partnering to share knowledge, foster a culture of sustainability, integrate sustainability into practice and use the campus as a living laboratory for innovation. 
  • A planning and decision-making support, delivering sustainability reporting frameworks to track progress, promote improvement and ensure accountability and transparency.

Office of Sustainability Vision Statement:

The University of Manitoba achieves maximal contributions to human development through education, research, operations and by participating as a responsible member of the global community while continuously reducing its ecological footprint.

Staff

Leanne Shewchuk, Director Sustainability

Leanne Shewchuk
Director
Tel: 204-474-7995
E-mail: @umanitoba.ca

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Melissa Gayle Smith
Administrative Coordinator
Tel: 204-474-6121
E-mail: melissa.gaylesmith@umanitoba.ca

Jessie Klassen
Transportation Planner
Tel: 204- 474-8638
E-mail: jessie.klassen@umanitoba.ca

Tamara Thomson
Project Coordinator
Tel: 204-318-2918
E-mail: tamara.thomson@umanitoba.ca
 
 

Student Employees

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Matthew Robinson
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: 204-318-2920
E-mail:matthew.robinson@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: City Planning
Key Projects: Bannatyne Campus Sustainability Guide, Bike Kiosk, University Composting Program
                     

Michael Hall
Student Research Analyst

Tel: 204-318-2920
Michael.hall@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: MBA in Sustainability and Marketing
Key Projects: Transportation Initiatives