Lindsay Crum is the Sustainability Metrics & Program Manager for the Yale Office of Sustainability, where she oversees and manages the process of collecting and presenting campus sustainability metrics. Lindsay has a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), where she focused her studies on occupant engagement in the built environment and urban land use planning. As a member of the F&ES Environmental Stewardship Committee, she developed waste management initiatives and wrote the F&ES Sustainability Action Plan. She was also a leader of the Land Use & Urban Coalition at Yale (LUCY), a student interest group focused on connecting practitioners of land use planning with students. Between her first and second years at F&ES, she worked at YR&G, a sustainability consulting firm based in New York City. While there, she completed research on occupant engagement and reviewed credits for projects seeking LEED certification. She has since obtained her LEED Green Associate credential.
Before starting her graduate work, Lindsay worked at Yale University Press for eight years. In addition to her role as the Art Book Publishing Coordinator, she established office-wide sustainability best practices, developed educational programming for the staff, and participated in Yale’s Sustainability Leaders Program and Roadmap to Sustainability pilot program. Lindsay has also worked with New Haven Farms, a local urban agriculture organization, promoting healthy behaviors through community gardening and nutrition education. As Interim Co-Director of the organization, she led monthly steering committee meetings and oversaw operations of a 16-week fresh produce prescription program for low-income individuals at risk for or with diabetes.