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
Tel: (204) 474-7995
E-mail: leanne.shewchuk@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) 474-8368
E-mail: jessie.klassen@umanitoba.ca

Anna Weier
Sustainability Engagement Coordinator
Tel: (204) 318-2919
E-mail:anna.weier@umanitoba.ca

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

 

Student Employees - Current

  

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Mohamed Ouf
Building Energy Research Analyst
E-mail: mohamed.ouf@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: Civil Engineering
Key Projects: Commercial Building Optimization Project


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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, and Campus as a Living Lab Program

Evan Allan
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: (204) 318-2920
E-mail:evan.allan@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: City Planning
Key Projects: Bike Parking

Michael Hall
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: (204) 318-2920
E-mail: michael.hall@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: Master of Business Administration (Marketing)
Key Projects: Sustainable Transportation Strategy



 

 Student Employees - Past

David Guezen
Sustainability Research Analyst
Tel: (204) 318-2920
E-mail:david.guezen@umanitoba.ca
Area of Study: Physical Geography
Key Projects: ULT Freezer Inventory Project

Aaron Cassels
Coordinator, Campus Food Strategy Group
Area of Study: Human Nutritional Sciences
Key Projects: Campus Food Map, Campus Farmers Markets

Trygve Johnson
Marketing Coordinator - Transportation Options
Area of Study: Marketing
Key Projects: Bike Kiosk, Bike Locker, Sustainable Transportation

Adam Watson
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Master of City Planning
Key Projects: Sustainability Report, and sustainable transportation initiatives on campus

 Brianna Delaney
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Environmental Studies
Key Projects: Bike Kiosk/Locker Renderings, active transportation initiatives

Julie Rempel
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Nutritional Sciences
Key Projects: Campus Food Strategy

Kaila Johnson
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Master of City Planning
Key Projects: Sustainability Report and STARS

Kimberley Bamburak
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Environmental Studies
Key Projects: Food Strategy and STARS

Mark Intertas
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Master of City Planning
Key Projects: Sustainability Report and STARS

Meleana Searle
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Master of City Planning
Key Projects: UofM Food System, 2015 Student Orientation Display, Sustainability Strategy

Melinda Kin

Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Environmental Studies
Key Projects: Sustainability Report and STARS

Rafael Vieira Leal
Sustainability Research Analyst – Science Without Borders Intern
Area of Study: Architecture and Urbanism/ Landscape Architecture
Key Projects: Green Building Labels and Green Building Policy

Roxane Gratton

Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Master of City Planning
Key Projects: Sustainability Report and STARS

Sofia Habity
Sustainability Research Analyst
Area of Study: Environmental Science
Key Projects: Sustainability Report and STARS