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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/hers) 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

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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 with protecting the environment by working with the Sustainable Endicott team. Nate has also spent lots of time working for the Maine Audubon Society, which works intensively to both protect and conserve the environment. At the Audubon Society, Nate conducted many biological and ecological surveys monitoring the health of the Scarborough marsh, and headed a large-scale project to create a 300 ft. boardwalk that outlined a nature trail open to the public and instrumental to conducting research. His responsibilities as the project coordinator included creating a fundraiser, forming a working group, and both designing, and constructing, the boardwalk. Part of Nate’s job at the Audubon also included educating groups of kids from varying ages on the importance of the marsh as well as the animals that live there. Much of the work he does for Sustainable Endicott includes servicing e-waste and other specialty recycling streams around campus, monitoring recycling contamination along with campus waste infrastructure mapping. Nate hopes to help Sustainable Endicott accomplish our goals this year in any way he can!