Sustainability

Staff

The Rollins College Sustainability Program consists of Rollins employed student coordinators and a program coordinator. The Committee on Environmental and Sustainable Initiatives (CESI) consists of the student sustainability coordinators, student members of EcoRollins, staff and faculty. CESI advises the administration on a wide variety of issues related to sustainable development, environmental impact, biodiversity and environmental justice. The range of issues include curricular and educational issues, facility and business issues, programmatic issues and policy-related choices concerning the environment.

Sustainability House

Student Sustainability Coordinators are involved in various organic growing areas on campus which include the sustainability house and a brand new urban farm!

Rollins Sustainability Program

Ann Francis '01 HH

Ann Francis '01 HH

Program Coordinator, Sustainability Program and Environmental Studies Program

Beal Maltbie Center – Room 107

T. 407.646.2392

Ann Francis '01 has been at Rollins since 1996 and is Program Coordinator for the Department of Environmental Studies and also the campus Sustainability Program. Under the umbrella of the Sustainability Program, she works closely with the student sustainability coordinators on campus recycling, environmental and sustainable events, sustainability housing, a campus bicycle share program, an Urban Farm and Fair Trade! This work in the department and the sustainability program promotes environmental and sustainable responsibility and awareness on the campus.

Ann is also chair  of the campus Committee on Environmental and Sustainable Issues. 

Lauren Oxendine '21

Work Study/Environmental Studies/Sustainability Program

Lauren is exploring a major in International Relations and a minor in Mid Eastern and North African Studies.

Sustainability Program Coordinators

Gabbie Buendia '19

Gabbie Buendia '19

Co-Lead Sustainability Coordinator

Gabbie is an Orlando local majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Sexuality, Women and Gender Studies.  She is interested in environmental justice and environmental education.  She also serves on campus as a Lucy Cross Center work study, Voices for Women Co-President and an EMBARK Student Leader.

Ellie Rushing '19

Ellie Rushing '19

Co-Lead Sustainability Coordinator

Ellie is from Naples, Florida pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies and Communication Studies. This year, she serves as a media representative for the Sustainability Program as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the Rollins student newspaper, The Sandspur. Ellie is a tutor for the environmental studies department and a peer writing consultant. She has spent two summers in rural Rwanda at an underfunded public school, teaching English and doing research on a community vegetable garden she founded. She is passionate about the environment, human rights, and advocates for scholarly writing about the two. 

Alec Stanley'19

Alec Stanley'19

Sustainability Coordinator/Urban Farm Co-Manager

Alec is an Environmental Studies major, the current Urban Farm Manager and an officer of the student organization EcoRollins.

David Smith

David Smith

Sustainability Coordinator/Lead Bike Speciallist

David is a Rollins College Hamilton Holt student majoring in English and is a bike specialist in the Sustainability Program.  He is also minoring in Writing, and hopes the skills he learns in this discipline will empower him to be a voice for social justice and environmentalism. David is also a keen skateboarder and birdwatcher, and, since emigrating to Florida 3 years ago, has been visiting as many state parks and natural springs as possible.

Annie Baumm '20

Annie Baumm '20

Sustainability Coordinator/Urban Farm Co-Manager

Annie hails from Maine and is majoring in English.  She is the current Urban Co-Manager.

Zechariah Hilles

Sustainability Coordinator/Bike Specialist

Zech is a Rollins College Hamilton Holt student majoring in Psychology.

Grace Hansen '19

Sustainability Coordinator

Grace is an Environmental Studies major, Sustainable Development minor.

Autumn Panlilio '21

Sustainability Coordinator

Pierce Harding '21

Sustainability Coordinator

Sustainability Program
Rollins College
Ann Francis, Program Coordinator
1000 Holt Avenue - 2753
T. 407.646.2392
sustainability@rollins.edu