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
Chief Manager for Sustainability Operations & Strategic Data
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 Data Analyst
Sustainability Engagement Manager
Current Responsibilities: Maria is responsible for leading efforts to increase visibility across the student population and advancing Yale’s sustainability goals. She collaborates with students and staff across Yale’s residential colleges and professional schools, supports student interest groups and campus partners, leads Spring Salvage, and contributes to the planning and management of events such as Celebrate Sustainability and Earth Day.
Academic/Professional Credentials and Appointments: Ph.D. in Egyptology, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Ask Me About: Student Engagement, Community Building, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), Bulldog Sustainability, Earth Day, Celebrate Sustainability, and Spring Salvage.