Amanda is studying Business Administration with an option in Marketing, earning a minor in Managing for Sustainability. She is originally from San Jose, California. This is her fifth year at Chico State. She decided to apply for this position because of her experiences being Director and Core Consultant in SCOOP (Sustainable Consultations of Office Practices) where she gets the opportunity to audit offices and departments on campus in order to implement sustainable recommendations and retrofits. She is passionate about this field and enjoys the outdoors, being with her friends and family, and listening to music. Her current project with PowerSave Green Campus is the distribution of iPANS around campus, which are power strips with an attached motion detector. So far, we have distributed approximately 580 iPANS and are in the process of handing out more. There are substantial energy savings being made around campus with implementation of this technology.
James is studying Business Administration with an option in Management and Project
Management. He is from Ventura County, CA and has been at Chico State since
graduating high school in 2009. His love of nature and outdoor experiences contribute
greatly to his desire to plan sustainable projects that directly benefit his peers, the
school, and the community. James has working experience, additionally
serving as Co-Director of Sustainability Consultations of Office Practices, with fellow
PSGC team member Amanda Leonis. Currently, James works as Treasurer for the
team and is contributing to multiple projects, including the Green Career Forum at CSU,
Chico’s This Way to Sustainability Conference VIII.
Kayla is studying Physical and Environmental Geography, earning 2 minors in Environmental Studies and Biology. She was born and raised in Chico. This is her second year at Chico State. She decided to become involved after being an intern with AS Sustainability in 2011. She enjoys hiking, biking, playing music, and hanging with friends. Her current projects with PowerSave Green Campus include an Art Contest, closing October 16th, 2012, and a lighting audit of Tehama Hall. One focuses on outreach to the student body, while the other will eventually lower energy use on campus. She is excited to see what the PSGC team will be able to accomplish in the coming months.
Hilary is a Communication Design major with her option in Media Arts. She recently rejoined the team after returning from a semester in Praha, Czech Republic. She has been involved with PowerSave Green Campus since December 2010. Originally from Somis, in beautiful Ventura County, she now spends the majority of her time in Chico and exploring surrounding areas. She specializes in academic infusion, outreach, and treasurer duties for the team.
Chris is an Environmental Science student with an option in Energy and Earth
Resources, and a minor in Geology. This is his fourth year at Chico State as a student
athlete, competing in javelin on the Track & Field team. Originally from the island of
Kauaʼi in the beautiful state of Hawaiʼi, he is passionate about the outdoors, and has
participated in almost every adrenaline ﬁlled activity you can imagine. Upon learning of
the programʼs energy saving efforts through involvement with AS Sustainability, Chris
became involved with PowerSave Green Campus after returning from a semester
abroad in Australia during the Fall of 2012. As the newest member of the team, he is
currently helping to organize a Green Career Forum, and is eager to help with any
projects which address energy efﬁciency at Chico State.