Michael Lizotte, Ph.D.
University Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability

Mike Lizotte joined UNC Charlotte in 2013. He holds degrees in Environmental Science (University of Massachusetts), Botany (Virginia Tech) and Marine Biology (University of Southern California). He was previously the sustainability director at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he also served as a professor of ecology and helped found programs in environmental studies and sustainability […]

Shannon Caveny-Cox
Solid Waste Coordinator

Shannon joined the Office of Sustainability in 2022, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in waste reduction and recycling at UNC Charlotte. Shannon is an alumna of UNC Charlotte (BA, Physics). She initially joined the UNC Charlotte’s Recycling Department, rising to be the unit lead as Recycling Coordinator for the University. When the Office of […]

Jessica Barthel
Education Coordinator
Sustainability Office
Sustainability Office

Jessica joined the Office of Sustainability at UNC Charlotte in 2023. She graduated from Roanoke College in 2019 with a BS in Environmental Science and Economics and is looking to further her education by getting a masters at UNC Charlotte in sustainability. She has previously conducted research on plastic pollution at Roanoke College and implemented […]

Jenny Washam
Engagement Coordinator
Office of Sustainability

Jenny joined the Office of Sustainability at UNC Charlotte in 2023. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2020 with a BS in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology and from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2021 with a MS in Environmental Conservation. Jenny has a background in environmental communications, wildlife conservation, and environmental policy. […]

Student Employees (2023-24)

Graduate Sustainability Analyst: Naveena Panchineni

Sustainability Analysts: Anna Lee, Michelle Lee, Erin Shibley

Sustainability Aides: Zarah Rahman Blythe, Amee Chantry, Maya Cheatham, Logan David, Randall Grant, Luna Hortman, Aryaman Kachroo, Lydia Knier, Chisom Maduoma, Cooper Rhodes, Elise Talford