Meeting Minutes 4/2/2010

Faculty/Staff Members present:  Kevin Futhey, Mat Gilderman, Wade Gordon, Dick Haney, Kristi Heintz, Theresa Hornstein, Carol Johnson, Cliff Koski, Glenn Merrick, Deanne Roquet, Chandra Shoberg, and Megan Bugge

Student Members present:  Tom Deschenes


Megan Bugge, an Upward Bound Advisor, joined us today as a new EC member!

-Cliff will staff an EC table, along with his department’s, during the open house

Sub-Committee Reports

Environmental Council Retreat

April 23rd, Student Life Conference Room 9:00 until we finish.  We’ll plan on lunch at Enger Park, bring your own lunch.


Old Business


-A group met before today’s meeting to generate ideas for our presentation.  Cliff, Deanne, and Kristi will meet Tuesday to work on the PowerPoint.

LSC Earth Day (April 22nd, 2010)

-T-shirts:  Mat showed us the winning design.  We will present the $50 book store gift card to the winner on Earth Day.

-Signage: Mat will work on flyers.  The vinyl Presidents’ Climate Commitment banner has been ordered.

-Deanne has 5 student information booths signed up. 

-Dick explained his idea for a “Campus Connectivity” table.  It relates to one of Fit City Duluth’s transportation and complete streets goal.  Check out their website for more information.

-Lunch: Heather has organized lunch with compostable cups, minimal waste products, and organic/local food where possible.  WLSSD will provide composing bags for food and cups.  It was noted that these receptacles need to be clearly marked and have volunteers available to educate.  Contact Heather Grillo or Kristi Heintz if you are interested in volunteering.

-Josh Tesch will do a discussion on Food, Inc showing just a portion of the movie.  Tom will follow up on details.


New Business 

-Cliff brought information regarding the Parking Talk Force’s  desire to make the campus more accessible via the trails on campus.  They are looking for input as to which trails need updating and which would be most useful.  The committee spent some time discussing these ideas.  Cliff will report back to the Task Force with our recommendations.


Next meeting

Friday, April 16th, 9:30 in the Student Life Conference Room


Submitted by Kristi Heintz

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