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Meet the Team

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Carly Thibodeau

Associate Director of Sustainability

Carly Thibodeau (she/hers) joined Sustainable Endicott in October 2021 as the Associate Director of Sustainability. She holds a BA/BS in Economics/Environmental Science from Westfield State University, and a M.S. in Sustainability from Tufts University. While at Tufts, Carly worked for the University's Office of Sustainability as their Recycling Intern, where she helped to implement programs and education to make progress towards the university's waste reduction goals. It was through this experience where she found her passion for sustainability in higher education. In addition to her work at Tufts, Carly worked for the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources researching municipal energy efficiency incentive programs and the energy use intensity of code vs Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) buildings, and was a Park Ranger with the Army Corps of Engineers. Here at Endicott, Carly collaborates with senior administrators and departments across the College to develop and support Endicott's sustainability goals and efforts, ranging from transportation to energy efficiency, waste reduction to renewable energy, and sustainability education programs for students and employees. In her free time, Carly enjoys swimming, hiking, and helping her colleagues and peers live more sustainably!

Sustainability Fellows

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Cheryl Mei

Student Life Fellow

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!

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Erin Brophy

Procurement Fellow

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.

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Gabrielle Blum

Dining Fellow

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.

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Olivia Mersicano

Athletics Fellow

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 Processors

Nathan Chandler

Nathan Chandler

Recycling Processor

Nathan Chandler (he/him) is a sophomore 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. Nate has a passion for biology and has incorporated this passion in the past by working with the Maine Audubon Society, which works intensively to both protect and conserve the environment. At the Audubon Society, Nate monitored the health of the Scarborough marsh, and headed a project creating a nature trail boardwalk open to the public and research. Nate’s job at the Audubon also included educating children on the importance of the marsh and its animals. For Sustainable Endicott, Nate services specialty recycling streams around campus, monitors recycling contamination, and maps campus waste infrastructure. Nate hopes to help Sustainable Endicott accomplish our goals in any way he can!

Julia Battistoni

Julia Battistoni

Recycling Processor 

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.