Sarah Hammond Creighton, Director, Office of Sustainability
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Sarah Hammond Creighton joined Enidicott College in the August 2010 as the College's first Director of Campus Sustainability.  Previously she directed the Tufts Office of Sustainability and the Tufts Climate Initiative between 1999 and 2010.  She directed and led the grant-funded Tufts Climate Initiative from 1999 to 2006 and facilitated its transition to Sustainability Office, part of the Central Administrative division of Tufts. She has twenty years of experience in campus greening, campus sustainability, climate change action, green buildings, energy efficiency, and renewables.  


Ms. Creighton is also chair of the Manchester Essex Regional School Building Committee, where she chairs a team building a new green public school, currently on time and on budget. Sarah serves on the steering committee for STARS, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System. 


Previously Creighton was Project Manager of Tufts CLEAN!, a program to reduce Tufts University's environmental impacts and Energy Conservation Planner for the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management, the state agency that builds state buildings.  She is author of Greening the Ivory Tower:  Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges and Other Institutions, and co-author of Degrees that Matter: Climate Change and the University


Ms. Creighton holds a B.S. in Physics from Bates College and an M.S. in Environmental Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering from Tufts.  


Sarah Hammond Creighton's area of expertise includes: Environmental action; sustainability; campus environmental action; green buildings; energy efficiency; recycling; energy and the environment


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