Our Advisory Board

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About the Advisory Board

The OSE Advisory Board (AB) hosts reperesentatives from across campus, including faculty, staff, research center leaders, and academic advisors. This AB reviews OSE progress, discusses issues, identifies long-term strategic plans, short-term goals, and key educational and outreach opportunities.


The OSE AB meets once per semester.

The OSE AB Board Members

The OSE FAB is comprised of 25 individuals from multiple department, lending to the wide reach of the OSE.

Lori Adams Program Director, Latham Science Engagement Initiative; Associate Professor   Biology
Marc Armstrong Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Infrastructure Geographical and Sustainability Sciences
David Bennett Department Chair and Professor Geographical and Sustainability Sciences
Nicholas Benson Executive Director Office of Outreach and Engagement
Charles Connerly Director and Professor Urban Regional Planning
David Cwiertny Director, CHEEC; Professor  Civil and Environmental Engineering
Kajsa Dalrymple Associate Professor and Graduate Director Journalism and Mass Communication
Ben Fish Associate Director Utility Operations
Andrew Forbes Associate Professor Biology
Claire Fox Professor and Department Chair English
Stratis Giannakouros Director Office of Sustainability and the Environment
Eric Gidal Professor English
Don Guckert Associate VP and Director Facilities Management
Brandi Janssen Clinical Associate Professor Occuptational and Environmental Health
Robert Kirby Director Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
Cornelia Lang Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies Physics and Astronomy
Elizabeth Mackenzie Program Manager Office of Sustainability and the Environment
Sara Maples Manager of Research Support and Sustainability Tippie College of Business
Jessica Meyer Assistant Professor Earth and Environmental Sciences
R. Tyler Priest Associate Professor and Director of Undergraudate Studies History
Blake Rupe Program Manager Office of Sustainability and the Environment
Michelle Scherer Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering
Silvia Secchi Associate Professor Geographical and Sustainability Sciences
Jennifer Stacy-Adams Academic Coordinator Academic Adivisng Center
Ion B. Vasi Associate Professor Management and Organizations and Sociology