Our Team


Meet UConn's sustainability staff members and learn more about their passion for and commitment to a sustainable future for UConn!


Patrick McKee

Interim Director

Patrick's Bio


Betsy Mortensen

Communication, Education, and Outreach Coordinator

Betsy's Bio


Alex Gannuscio, PhD

Administrative Program Support Specialist

Alex's Bio


Lilly Adamo, LEED Green Associate

Sustainability Program Assistant

Environmental Science & Political Science, '24

Lilly's Bio

Sustainability Interns

Meet the student leaders dedicating to promoting sustainability on their campus! Learn more about the Office of Sustainability's Sustainability Internship program here.

Alexandra (Allie) Calabro

Sustainability Intern

Mechanical Engineering, '25

Allie's Bio

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Amanda McCard

Sustainability Intern

Environmental Studies & Journalism, '25

Amanda's Bio

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Sydney Seldon

Sustainability Intern

Environmental Science & Sustainable Communities, '25

Sydney's Bio

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Amogh Chaubey

Sustainability Intern

Computer Science, '25

Amogh's Bio

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Dylan Steer

Sustainability Intern

Political Science & Environmental Studies, '25

Dylan's Bio

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Andy Zhang

Sustainability Intern

Environmental Science & Economics, '26

Andy's Bio

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Kanika Chaturvedi

Sustainability Intern

Environmental Studies, '26

Kanika's Bio

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Ashley Taffe

Sustainability Intern

Political Science, '26

Ashley's Bio

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Amanda Stowe

Sustainability Intern

Environmental Sciences, '26

Amanda's Bio

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Jackie Flaherty

Sustainability Intern

Marketing & Urban and Community Studies, '26

Jackie's Bio

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Aminieli Hopson

Sustainability Intern

Real Estate and Urban Economics, '26

Aminieli's Bio

EcoCaptain Interns

EcoCaptain Interns are dedicated to promoting sustainability through education of their peers in residential halls! Learn more about the Office of Sustainability's Sustainability EcoCaptain program program here.

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Anna Parker

East Campus

History, '24

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Adrianna Rossignol

Busby Suites

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, '25

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Aracelys Soto Lopez

Hilltop Halls

ACES Pre-Social Work, '27

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Baasim Zafar

Hilltop Apartments

Environmental & Civil Engineering, '24

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Carissa Horton

Charter Oak Apartments

Natural Resources, '24

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Caroline Peak

Werth Tower

Environmental Engineering, '26

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Emily Goodman

North Campus

Allied Health Sciences, '27

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Grace Shvodian

Garrigus Suites

Environmental Engineering, '26

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Hannah Hidalgo

North Campus

Nursing, '26

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Maki Karasawa

Northwood Apartments

Economics, '27

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Matthew Tiongko

West Campus

Physics, '25

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Maya Kovachi

Alumni Quad

Multidisciplinary Engineering and Industrial Design, '25

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Nadine Masayda

Hilltop Apartments

Mechanical Engineering, '24

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Olivia Peterson

Husky Village

History '24

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Ruth Martinez

Northwest Campus

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, '25

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Siddharth Sinha

South Campus

Computer Science and Engineering, '24

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Jenna Deponte

Buckley Hall

Environmental Engineering, '27

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Thu Do


Biomedical Engineering, '26