Dream is Green

Meet the Staff

Professional Staff

Christopher O'Brien

Christopher O'Brien

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Director of Sustainability

As American University's Director of Sustainability, Chris is responsible for sustainability policy, planning, outreach and implementation. He leads the university's commitment to achieving climate-neutrality by the year 2020, as well as building and... [More]

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202-885-2682
Sustainability, Office of


Megan Zanella-Litke

Megan Zanella-Litke

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Sustainability Manager

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202-885-3757
Sustainability, Office of


Joshua Kaplan

Joshua Kaplan

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Sustainability Coordinator

Joshua became American University's Sustainability Outreach Specialist in July, 2011, and Sustainability Coordinator in January, 2014. Joshua conducts campus sustainability outreach and education for the Office of Sustainability, fostering extensive ... [More]

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202-885-6262
Sustainability, Office of


Hye Lee

Hye Lee

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Zero Waste Coordinator

Helen (Hye) joined American University as the first Zero Waste Coordinator in January 2012. Her job encompasses planning, implementing, tracking, and reporting all aspects of waste diversion and waste reduction operations on campus to achieve the uni... [More]

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202-885-2351
Facilities Mgmt - Grounds


Interns

Veronica Yow

Veronica Yow

Veronica has served as the Sustainability Education Associate since August 2014. She coordinates the Green Eagle peer educator program, the annual Student Sustainability Educators Discussion (SEED) conference, and assists with a variety of education-focused projects and programs. Veronica is currently pursuing an MS in Sustainability Management from the Kogod School of Business. Prior to coming to AU, Veronica worked with youth to create green businesses in Egypt, a mobile technology for development NGO in Uganda, and as a practicing accountant in Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne.

E-mail: hy0503a@student.american.edu

Green Eagle sustainability peer educators

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Green Eagles are student peer educators who work to implement sustainable practices on campus by conducting outreach to the university community in AU's ten residence halls. 

Click here to meet the Green Eagles