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Sustainability Subcommittee Charge

The Sustainability Subcommittee reports to the Safety Committee, and is responsible for reviewing programs and practices associated with the health system's compliance with the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices. The subcommittee will be responsible for the development of policies and procedures addressing compliance with the aforementioned requirements. The subcommittee will establish work groups for the investigation of specific subject matter issues, and will oversee the activities of said work groups. The subcommittee will meet four times a year, and will provide a quarterly report to the Safety Committee.

 The UC Davis Health System Sustainability Subcommittee is represented on the Safety Committee by Leslie Moore and John Danby; Danby is responsible for generating the quarterly report to the Safety Committee. Meeting minutes can be requested from

Sustainability Subcommittee Membership  
Subcommittee Chair Leslie Moore — Director, Safety and Hospitality Services
Staff to Subcommittee John Danby — Sustainability Administrator
Policy Element and Representative  
Green Building Design Joel Swift — Manager, Facilities Design and Construction
Clean Energy Standard Charles Witcher — Manager, Plant Operations and Maintenance
Climate Protection Practices

John Danby — Sustainability Administrator
Carmille Kirk (UC Davis) — Sustainability Planner

Sustainable Operations

Charles Witcher — Manager, Plant Operations and Maintenance

Sustainable Transportation Practicies

Duane Hicks — Manager, Parking and Transportation Services
Tamara Cole — Fleet Services Administrator
Sarah Janus - TDM and Alternative Transportation Coordinator

Recycling and Waste Management

John Danby — Sustainability Administrator
Danny Vorasaph - Admin Manager, Environmental Services

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Practices

Jita Buno - Director, Supply Chain Management
Bill Corbett — Buyer
Sally Lee — Business Manager, Main Operating Room

Sustainable Foodservices Practices Wendi Vela — Manager, Food and Nutrition Services
Chamayo Yniguez - Principal Food Service Manager
Water Conservation Practices (new) Mike Mosca — Principal Engineer
Organizational Representatives  
School of Medicine Rosie Vidales — Executive Analyst, Dean's Office
Laboratories — School of Medicine
Diane Hoffman — Safety Officer, School of Medicine
Information Technology
Amy Panoushek — Manager, Information Technology
Patient Care Services
Jeff Mobley — Unit Manager Supervisor, Patient Care Services
Work Groups  
Energy Efficiency
Mike Boyd, Executive Director, Facilities Services Division