We are the GreeND Leaders. We are fortunate to have a team that is collaborative, innovative and kind. Check out our super staff and feel free to email them if you have questions.
Tessa Clarizio is President of GreeND and is an Environmental Engineering major and Energy Studies minor. She runs meetings, organizes events, builds relationships with sustainability-minded faculty and staff, and promotes environmental awareness campaigns. When she is not in the environmental biotechnology lab, she is probably eating cookies or hugging trees. This is Tessa's second year serving as President. She is a member of the Sustainability Strategy Commitee.
Erin Lenke is the Vice President of GreeND and is suding Psychology at ND. She takes care of the GreeND budget and event planning, making sure that the budet is organized so events can run smoothly. She loves running, spending time outside, her dogs, her friends, and the earth.
Abigail Veres (Abroad, Fall 2016) is a co-Director of Communications for GreeND and studies Accounting and Sustainability at Notre Dame. She handles all media, designs the website, answers GreeND emails and sends out the newsletters and reminders each week. She fills her free moments with books, sunshine, dogs, photography and laughter. This is Abbey's second year as Communications Director. She is a member of the Sustainability Strategy Commitee.
Brittany Benninger is a co-Director of Communications for GreeND studying Economics and Sustainability at ND. She speads the word about GreeND and Fossil Free Nd and works on the campagins to promote sustinability on campus. She's in love with dogs, yoga, big windows filled with sunshine and a breeze, smiling and eating good food.
Sharlo Bayless is a co-Director of Events for GreeND and is on the pre-med track, studying Environmental Sciences at Notre Dame. She is in charge of planning things for the upcoming semester, such as the Banana and Chocolate Event, Green Tea--Green Team, and the upcoming sustainability fair. She also enjoys feeding squirrels on campus and climbing trees on God Quad. This is Sharlo's second year as co-Director of Events.
Jessica Bradley is the other co-Director of Events for GreeND and is studying anthropology and environmental studies at SMC. She plans and organizes all the great events with the help of everyone in the wonderful club that is GreeND. She also enjoys copious amounts of coffee, her 2 puppies and the apple cider she got from the GreeND sustainability fair. This is Jessica's second year as co-Director of Events.
Brooke Ely (Abroad, Fall 2016) is a co-Director of Community Service and Outdoors for GreeND, and is studying Environmental Engineering and Peace Studies at ND. She collaborates with group members to organize volunteer events in the South Bend community, as well as activities like hiking, sledding and farmer's market shopping. In her free time she likes to be outside, knit, or watch good television while eating ice cream. This is Brooke's second year as Director of Community Service.
Audrey Immomen is the other co-Director of Community Service and Outdoors at GreeND. She is studying Environmental Science, and she plans service trips and outdoor hikes to the surrounding community. She loves hiking, running, and spending as much time outside as possible.
Kathleen Rocks (Abroad, Fall 2016) is a co-Director of Campaigns for GreeND and majors in Political Science and American Studies. She devotes her time to making green things happen on campus, from fossil fuel diversment to waste reduction. Kathleen has a big heart for environmental and social justice, and gives her time back to her community in spades, with some time set aside for mass and people who love her, of course. She is a member of the Sustainability Strategy Commitee. This is Kathleen's second year as Director of Campaigns.
Adam Wiechman is the co-Director of Campaigns for GreeND and is a double major in Environmental Engineering and Political Science at ND. He organizes student-led sustainability campaigns on campus. His interests include energy and environmental policy, music and ultimate frisbee.