Katie Emerson, Green Mountain College, VT
Katie Emerson is a passionate advocate for environmental sustainability. She serves as the co-director of Green Mountain College’s Student Campus Greening Fund, a highly visible student organization that directs the spending of nearly $40,000 per year toward campus sustainability projects. She is also a member of Green Mountain College’s Campus Sustainability Council, comprised of students, faculty, staff and administrators who direct the campus’s activities related to social, economic and environmental sustainability—central to the college’s mission. In the community, Katie is involved in a variety of service activities, including the creation of a local food cooperative.