EPAC Members: 2020-2021

Students & Alumni One-year/Two-year terms
Alumni Representative Brian Paganini, VP & Managing Director, Quantum BioPower (BUSI ’03)
Undergraduate Student Representatives Emma MacDonald, B.S. Natural Resources 2021
Emily Kaufman, B.A. Environmental Studies 2021
Graduate Student Representative Sabit Nasir, M.S. Energy & Environmental Management
Academic Administrators & Faculty Two-year terms
College of Health, Agriculture & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Indrajeet Chaubey, Dean
(Delegate) Jason Vokoun, Professor and Head, Department Natural Resources & the Environment (NRE), Director of Environmental Science B.S. Program
School of Engineering (SOE) Kazem Kazerounian, Dean
(Delegate) Maria Chrysochoou, Professor and Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) Dean Juli Wade
(Delegate) Lisa Park Boush, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs, Professor, Department of Geosciences
UConn Law School Eboni Nelson, Dean
(Delegate) Joseph MacDougald, Professor-in-Residence and Executive Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Law
At-Large Faculty Two-year terms
Political Science Oksan Bayulgen, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Agriculture & Resource Economics Syma Ebbin, Associate Professor In Residence, Research Coordinator of CT Sea Grant, Faculty Advisor, EcoHusky –Avery Point Campus
Geography Carol Atkinson-Palombo, Associate Professor & Director of Environmental Studies B.A. Program
Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering (CESE) Michael Willig, Executive Director, Institute of the Environment & Director, Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Geography Anji Seth, Professor, Department of Geography, Director of Atmospheric Science Group
EcoHouse Learning Community Thomas Hayes, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Department of Political Science, Director EcoHouse Learning Community
Agricultural & Resource Economics Kimberly Rollins, Professor and Department Head
President’s Office Two-year terms
University Communications Tysen Kendig, Vice President
(Delegate) Mike Enright, Deputy Spokesperson
Community Relations Cara Workman, Senior Director of Operations, Office of the President and Director, University Events and Conference Services
Athletics David Benedict, Director
(Delegate) Evan Feinglass, Associate Director of Athletics, Facilities Management & Planning
Senior Operational Staff Standing Member
Facilities Operations & Building Services Mike Jednak, Associate Vice President
University Business Services, Purchasing Department Gregory Daniels, Interim Associate Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer
University Planning, Design & Construction Laura Cruickshank, Associate Vice President, Master Planner & Chief Architect
(Delegate) Sean Vasington, Associate Director & University Landscape Architect
At-Large Members Two-year terms
Facilities Operations & Building Services Stanley Nolan, Director, Utility Operations & Energy Management
Center for Land Use Education & Research (CLEAR) Chet Arnold, Extension Educator, Co-Founder, Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR) and CT Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO), Director CLEAR
Dining Services C. Dennis Pierce, Executive Director
Student Affairs Pamela Schipani, Executive Director of Residential Life
Avery Point Campus Jim O’Donnell, Executive Director of The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), Professor of Marine Sciences, Joint Professor of Physics
Department of Extension Bonnie Burr, Assistant Director and Department Head
Facilities Operations & Building Services Aris Ristau, Director, Building Services