Live Green! Leadership Team

The 2019 Live Green! Intern Leadership Team

We are excited to introduce the 2019-2020 Live Green! Leadership Team. Together, we are committed to providing education, engagement and empowerment opportunities to make Iowa State University as green and sustainable as possible for all students, faculty and staff. Please contact us with your ideas and questions, or sign up for our e-mail list to stay in the loop with announcements, volunteer opportunities and more. We look forward to working with you!

E-mail: livegreen@iastate.edu

Director of Sustainability

Merry Rankin, Director of Sustainability

Merry Rankin

Alumna Class of 1987 and 1998
Hometown: Attica, IA
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"Be the most ethical, the most responsible, the most authentic you can be with every breath you take, because you are cutting a path into tomorrow that others will follow."
-Ken Wilber

Contact:

Merry Rankin, Director of Sustainability
Iowa State University
700 Wallace Road
108 General Services Building
Ames, IA 50011-4013
515-294-5052 Office
515-294-4593 Fax
mrankin@iastate.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Student Intern Leadership Team

Paige Anson, Marketing and Communications Intern

Paige Anson

Marketing and Communications Intern
Senior in Journalism and Environmental Studies
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA
Email: pmanson@iastate.edu
 
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"The man [or woman]who moves mountains    begins by carrying away small stones."
- Confucius
 
Hannah Bartel, Sustainability Coordinator

Hannah Bartel

Sustainability Coordinator
Graduate Student in Architecture
Hometown: Iowa City, IA
Email: hrbartel@iastate.edu
 
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"I speak for the trees,
  for they have no tongues."
  - Lorax
 
Krishaun Burns, Marketing and Communications Intern

Krishaun Burns

Marketing and Communications Intern
Senior in Public Relations, Event Management
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Email: koburns@iastate.edu
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"Going back to a simpler life
  is not a step backwards."
- Yvon Chouinard
 
Sunny Camacho, Ames Smart Business Challenge Intern

Sunny Comacho

Ames Smart Business Challenge 
Senior in Accounting
Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
Email: scamacho@iastate.edu
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"Take care of the soil and
  it will take care of you."
- Unknown
 
Kelsey Culbertson, Campus and Community Events Intern

Kelsey Culbertson

Campus and Community Events Intern
Senior in Environmental Science
Hometown: Waukee, IA
Email: kculbert@iastate.edu
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"The Greatest danger to our planet is the
  belief that someone else will save it."
- Robert Swan
 
RJ Green, Strategic Planning and Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System Certification Intern

RJ Green

Sustainability Strategic Planning Intern
Graduate Student in Education
Hometown: Underwood, IA
Email: rjgreen@iastate.edu

Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"Be the Ability in sustainability" 
-unknown
 
Steve Kohtz, Website Accessibility Coordinator

Steve Kohtz

Website Accessability Coordinator
Ph.D.  in Human Computer Interaction
Hometown: West Des Moines, IA
Email: sakohtz@iastate.edu
 
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"We cannot solve our problems with the     
  same thinking we used to create them."
- Albert Einstein
 
Grace Madigan, Special Initiatives Intern

Grace Madigan

Special Initaitives Intern
Junor in Finance
Hometown: Kohler, WI
Email: gmadigan@iastate.edu

Favorite Sustainability Quote
"We are not above nature,
  we are part of nature."
- Jennifer Nini
 
Meghan Main, Campus and Community Events Intern

Meghan Main

Campus and Community Events Intern
Junior in Communication Studies and a
                 Leadership  Minor
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Email: mainmeg@iastate.edu
 
Favorite Sustainability Quote:
"Buy less, choose well." 
-Vivienne Westwood
 
Scott Nemec, Ames Smart Business Challenge Intern

Scott Nemec

Ames Smart Business Challenge Intern
Senior in Marketing
Hometown: Tenley Park, IL
Email: snemec@iastate.edu

Favorite Sustainable Quote:
"In every outthrust headland, in every   
  curving beach, in every grain of sand there
  is the story of the Earth."
- Rachel Carson