Please add/revise/rearrange the chair topics as you deem fit. Add 1-2 sentence job descriptions too.
1. Studio!Sus (a member-written guide to sustainability in Cambridge) chair
- Organizes the printing and distribution of Studio!Sus.
- If interested, coordinates version 2.
2. Earth Day chair
- Represents SfGS and works with other groups on campus to organize Earth Day celebrations at MIT during the Spring semester.
3. Lecture/Movie chair
- Organizes 1-2 large attendance lectures with well known speakers on the MIT campus highlighting sustainability issues of choice.
- Organizes monthly lecture series which bring in professionals who are doing sustainability-related work.
-Organize screening of sustainability-themed movies, or movie outings to catch shows like Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth"
4. WSC liaison
- Serves as a link between SfGS (and MIT at large) and the World Student Community of Sustainable Development (WSC-SD).
- Attends WSC-SD annual meeting.
5. Sustainability benchmarks for MIT or buildings at MIT
- Works with MIT community groups and Amanda Graham and Beth Conlin at LFEE to develop the first sustainability benchmark for MIT.
6. Social/networking chair
- Plans events to improve SfGS member cohesion.
- Plans events to improve network between SfGS and other MIT sustainability groups.
- Reaches out to Boston-area sustainability groups.
7. Mentor/mentee program
- Matches interested MIT students with professional mentors.
- Organizes a kick-off event.
8. Wiki/web chair
- Maintains SfGS wiki space.
9. Practical sustainability book/journal/discussion club/series
- Organize informal bi-weekly discussion sessions on predetermined sustainability-related topics. The Chair will help schedule student volunteers to lead each discussion, which could be based on a book or journal article, or focus on any topic of interest.
10. Curriculum chair
-Works towards instituting a mandatory Sustainability class for all incoming undergrads and graduate students.