Amber Garrard

Current Responsibilities: Amber oversees Yale’s sustainability initiatives focused on health, equity, and resilience. She serves as the liaison to local health care institutions and leads multiple strategic initiatives bridging efforts across the university and beyond. Prior to her current role she directed communications and outreach for the Office of Sustainability.

Previous Positions: Prior to joining the Yale community Amber directed the Sustainability Office at Green Mountain College. During her tenure, Green Mountain was twice recognized as one of the greenest colleges in the nation by Sierra magazine and became the second college in the country to achieve climate neutrality. 
 
Academic/Professional Credentials and Appointments:  Amber received an M.A. in Sustainable Development from the SIT Graduate Institute and holds a B.A. from the University of Portland.