Meet the Team
Associate Director of Sustainability, September 2021–present
Sustainability Coordinator, August 2022–present
George Anderson (he/him/his) joined Sustainable Endicott in August 2022 as the Sustainability Coordinator. He holds a BS in Environmental Science from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to arriving at Endicott, George worked at the UNH Sustainability Institute as a Zero Waste Intern, where he assessed waste management systems and designed better waste strategies across the university’s campuses, eventually leading to him being awarded a UNH Sustainability Fellowship. As a Sustainability Fellow, George collaborated with a national cohort of sustainability professionals to develop transformative social and environmental initiatives for businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities. Through this experience, George found his passions for supporting students and sustainability in higher education. In addition to his work in higher education, George has previously worked with private businesses throughout New England to reduce their environmental footprint, improve their social governance, and pursue B Corp Certification in an effort to support a more sustainable and accountable economy. For Sustainable Endicott, George works closely with departments across the College to strengthen and support sustainability initiatives, programs, and activities on campus, as well as manage Endicott’s resources and recycling. Outside of work, George enjoys hiking, cooking, and supporting local businesses!
Current Sustainability Team Members
Communications Fellow, Fall '21–present
Nathan Chandler (he/him) is a junior at Endicott. Nate is a business marketing major and lives in Wells, Maine. He joined the Sustainable Endicott team in 2021 as a Recycling Processor, and became our Communications Fellow in 2022. As a Communications Fellow, Nate is responsible for education and outreach via social media and the Office of Sustainability monthly newsletter. Nate has a passion for biology and has incorporated this passion in the past by working with the Maine Audubon Society, where he helped their mission to protect and conserve the environment by educating visitors about the ecosystem. Nate hopes to help Sustainable Endicott accomplish our goals in any way he can!
Data Fellow, Fall '22–present
Reagan Carucci (she/her) is a sophomore at Endicott from Canton, Conn. and is majoring in interior architecture. As a Data Fellow, Reagan tracks and analyzes campus energy, waste, and water data to determine opportunities for improvement. She's passionate about living a more sustainable lifestyle by reducing waste and is fascinated by strategies of sustainability in interior design. In addition to her position in the Office of Sustainability, Reagan is on the e-board for ECHO A Capella. She loves spending time outside hiking or watching the sunset. She looks forward to learning more about energy use on campus as a Data Fellow!
Hecmely (Mely) Ferreiras
Research/DEIB Fellow, Fall '22–present
Mely Ferreiras (she/her) is a sophomore psychology major from Lawrence, Mass. As a Research/DEIB Sustainability Fellow, Mely conducts research projects to inform Office of Sustainability initiatives, including work on how to make our programming more diverse and inclusive. Mely is also the vice president of the SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) Club, and is striving to integrate diversity and sustainability in order to raise awareness of social and environmental justice.
Programming/Student Life Fellow, Fall '22–present
Emma Bedard (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at Endicott, majoring in biology/biotechnology with an environmental science minor from Salem, Mass. As a Programming/Student Life Fellow, she develops programs, events and outreach to educate the campus community on the positive impacts everyone can make not only to our community here at Endicott, but also to their own communities back home! Emma loves learning and asking questions, going for walks and hikes, and just being outside. Emma is also a Global Ambassador at Endicott. Emma loves getting involved with the Endicott community, and wants to be able to reach as many students at Endicott in order to spread the knowledge and the mission of the Office of Sustainability!
Recycling Processor, Fall '22–present
Kyle Ando (he/him) is a first-year student from Lincoln Sudbury, Mass. who is majoring in exercise science. As a Recycling Processor, Kyle services specialty recycling streams around campus, monitors recycling contamination, and maps campus waste infrastructure. Kyle is looking to learn more about how to create a more sustainable environment at Endicott and do his part. He is also a part of the Endicott Lacrosse team and has been passionate about sports and fitness for his whole life. He is excited to learn more and promote sustainability at Endicott this school year.
Past Sustainability Team Members
Student Life Fellow, 2021–22
Cheryl Mei (she/her) is a first year from Malden, Mass. who is majoring in Psychology. She is very interested in waste reduction and integrating sustainable alternatives around the world. In addition to working with the Office of Sustainability, Cheryl is a member of the Psychology Student Advisory Board and active in many clubs throughout campus. She is looking forward to interacting with on-campus sustainability projects and making a positive impact at Endicott!
Procurement Fellow, 2018–22
Erin Brophy (she/her) has been with Sustainable Endicott for four years as the Procurement Fellow. Erin is an environmental science major from Newport R.I. The Sustainable Endicott fellowship involves leading discussions with vendors about strategies for more sustainable practices. She has written a guidebook used by the Endicott community for sustainable purchasing. Further, Erin has studied abroad in Madrid, Spain, and published “Sustainability Abroad: Madrid Edition”. A project and internship Erin worked on was developing a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) report, tracking and rating Endicott's sustainability.
Dining Fellow, 2018–22
Gabrielle Blum (she/her) is a senior from Seekonk, Mass. She is currently studying interior architecture with a minor in education. She has always had a passion for sustainability. Prior to enrolling at Endicott, Gabrielle worked as a Compost and Greenhouse Coordinator in her high school science club. She hopes to continue her work in sustainability in the design field by using materials and furnishings that don’t have a significant carbon impact on the environment. Besides working at Sustainable Endicott, Gabrielle is also a Peer Tutor and President of the Architecture and Design Club on campus. As an intern at Sustainable Endicott, she hopes to continue aiding in the goal of making Endicott a more sustainable place.
Athletics Fellow, 2018–22
Olivia Mersicano (she/her) is a senior majoring in environmental science and minoring in Spanish. She is from Burlington, Mass. and is currently completing her semester internship in the surgery department at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital. Olivia started the Beekeeping Club on campus and is also captain of the Equestrian team. Olivia loves being outside and hanging out with all different kinds of animals. She hopes to go to vet school in the future.
Recycling Processor, 2021–22
Julia Battistoni (she/her) is a senior majoring in environmental science at Endicott. She is from New Hartford, Conn., and is planning to live in the southern part of the United States after graduating. Julia has always been interested in the field of environmental science, specifically conservation and invasive species management. Julia is the president of the Outdoor Adventure Club on campus because of her passion for sustainable outdoor recreation and nature.