Established in 2005, the Office of Sustainability’s mission is to advance sustainability within the Yale community by acting as a catalyst for information exchange and facilitating capacity building, innovation, streamlined operations, and preparation of tomorrow’s sustainability leaders.
Office of Sustainability
Meet Our Staff
Senior Manager, Data Analysis & Program Management
Sarah Jane Compton
Senior Administrative Assistant 2
Current Responsibilities: Sarah Jane is the Senior Administrative Assistant of the Office of Sustainability. She provides comprehensive program support to the Office of Sustainability, including event management, procurement, and financial operations.
Academic/Professional Credentials and Appointments: B.S. Environmental Studies, University of Vermont
Ask Me About: Sustainability Leaders, Green Certifications, general questions about the Office
Sustainability Outreach Manager
Current Responsibilities: Mairéad coordinates with Yale Facilities and faculty members to develop a high-level Biodiversity Plan for campus. The plan will identify priorities for vegetation, fauna, research, education, and carbon sequestration, and provide information to support standards for landscape design and management.
Professional School Sustainability Fellow
Current Responsibilities: Nivanthi oversees student Fellows at each of Yale’s 11 Professional Schools, developing cross-campus collaborations between students and staff to ensure progress towards Yale’s Sustainability Plan 2025. Her responsibilities include event programming, increasing the visibility of the Office’s efforts, and improving sustainability literacy throughout Yale.