Meet the 2015-2016 Residential Eco-Rep

2015 Eco Rep Group Shot

The role of the Eco-Rep is to provide peer to peer education on how to live more sustainably in NAU residential communities. Eco-Reps serve as a resource and role model to promote environmentally conscious behavior within their residential community/area. 

Learn more about becoming part of the 2016-2017 Eco-Rep team!

Jessica Garcia 

“I became an Eco-Rep because I am passionate about environmental conservation, and I think that more people would be green if they only knew how, so I am here to help that process.”  (Jessica Garcia, former Calderón Learning Community Eco-Rep)  

 

Senior Eco-Reps

2014-2015 Anna Almodovar Eco Rep

Anna Almodovar

2015 James Eco Rep

James Yurkovich

Senior Eco-Rep Bios

Anna

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Major: Anthropology

Interesting fact: I have a vein on my arm that is shaped like Africa.

Favorite sustainable living tip: Never let the water run! Turn it off when not in use.

What is an Eco-Rep? An Eco-Rep lets people know different ways to live a sustainable life.

Why I became an Eco-Rep: I became an Eco-Rep to let people know different ways they can help the environment in fun ways!

James

Hometown: Peoria, AZ

Major: Environmental Sustainability

Interesting fact: I currently live in a small mining town named Morenci, Arizona.

Favorite sustainable living tip: Always re-think the waste you generate.

What is an Eco-Rep? An Eco-Rep is someone who spreads awareness and educates people on sustainable living practices in everyday life.

Why I became an Eco-Rep: I wanted to have the opportunity to work with people to help spread environmental awareness and practices around NAU.

Allen Hall
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Campbell & Morton
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Calderón Learning Community
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Campus Heights

Christina Gunter

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Cowden Learning Community
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Gabaldon Hall
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Gillenwater

2015 Maria Eco Rep 

Maria Granroth

Hometown: Gilbert, AZ

Major: Biology

Interesting Fact: I’ve fostered cats and kittens, and have a weak spot for all animals.

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Instead of throwing out clothes that you don’t like, have holes, are too small/big/boring, make them over yourself or donate them! (All else fails, recycle the fabric!)

What is an Eco-Rep?: An Eco-Rep is someone who advocates for sustainability and the environment through peer education.

Why I became an Eco-Rep: I grew up with a mother who constantly reinforces sustainable habits, I love to learn new ways to be sustainable myself, and I adore conversations about ideas, problems, and tips with my friends.

McConnell Hall
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
McDonald Hall

2015 Ryan Eco Rep

Ryan Badertscher

HometownAmado, AZ
Major: Undeclared
Interesting fact:I have worked for the National Park Service in the MMA and Archery clubs. 
Favorite sustainable living tip: Contemplate your life somewhere other than the shower and use less water.
What is an Eco-Rep? Eco-Reps are assigned to each student housing complex here at NAU. We are a resource for the community we work in, by educating them about and helping them live sustainably.
McKay Village

Erica Sanders

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Mountain View

2015 Sam Dionne

Sam Dionne

Hometown: Bristol, CT 

Major: Criminal Justice

Interesting Fact: I have 4 brothers and sisters.

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Something as small as turning off the lights when you leave a room can help to make a big difference.

What is an Eco-Rep? I am someone who lives in your hall and helps to ensure that we are being as sustainable as possible during the year.

Why I became an Eco-Rep: I became an Eco-Rep because I feel that the amount of people who live in Mountain View and walk through here can help to make a big difference in being extremely sustainable and I want to learn how to make it more so.

2015 Kyra Eco Rep 

Kyra M Johnson

Hometown: Glendale, AZ 

Major: Marketing

Interesting Fact: I have spent the last two summers as a camp counselor!

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Print double-sided! It won’t change the amount of ink usage but will cut back on your paper consumption. 

What is an Eco-Rep? An Eco-Rep is an individual who serves as a resource to help encourage fellow residences to live more sustainably. 

Why I became an Eco-Rep: I became an Eco-Rep because I enjoy working with a team to tackle issues that society faces and find new ways to correct them. Becoming an Eco-Rep allows me to positively impact the NAU campus as well as the Flagstaff community; assisting both to work towards a more sustainable future.

Pine Ridge Village
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Raymond

2015 Stella Carr

Stella Carr

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Major: Environmental Studies
Interesting fact: I am on the bad jacks dance team.
Favorite sustainable living tip: Always turn off water when you aren't using it!
What is an Eco-Rep? An Eco-Rep is your helpful guide to living a more sustainable life in college. I can supply you with information to help learn new sustainable practices, and guidance for making changes to your every day life.
Why I became an Eco-Rep: I wanted to start using the information I gain in class to work in a real life setting.
Reilly Hall
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Roseberry

Kimberly Ruddy-Breinholt

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Sechrist
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South Village

Erika Bert

 

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Taylor
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Tinsley
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!
Wilson Hall
If you are passionate about sustainability and would like to help your fellow students lead more sustainable lives, apply for this Eco-Rep position!