Mieko A. Ozeki (802) 735-2259 • firstname.lastname@example.org EDUCATIONHarvard University Extension School, Cambridge, MA 2011Master of Liberal Arts in Sustainability and Environmental Management.Received Lowell Teachers Scholarship, 2006-2008.Audubon Expedition Institute At Lesley University, Cambridge, MA 2004Master of Science in Ecological Leadership and Education.Received Diversity in Environmental Education Scholarship, 2002-2004.State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 2001Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and minors in Studio Art and Honors Program.Dean’s List and graduated cum laude. Received Presidential Merit Scholarship and enrolled inHonors Program from 1998-2001. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEUniversity of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2008-PresentSustainability Projects Coordinator• Organize and implement operational services in support of major projects and programs for the Office of Sustainability. Researched and selected a cost-effective project management system solution, Basecamp®, for department. Train staff and external users on how to use system.• Oversee financial and administrative functions of the department budget.• Collaborate with data "owners" to collect data for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (AASHE STARS®).• Develop and edit publications on campus greening projects and practices. Coordinated transition of the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Safety & Facilities, and Green Building department websites from static to dynamic content management; working with consultants, Tamarack Media, to develop customized modules to efficiently deliver content online.• Administer Clean Energy Fund, a $10 per student per semester fee dedicated to renewable energy projects on- campus. Responsibilities include: organizing monthly committee meeting, processing project proposals, supervise Education & Outreach Fellow, and manage an annual projects budget of $225,000.• Organized the 6th Annual Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium Conference in 2009, cohosted by UVM and Middlebury College. Exceeded registration goal and had150 attendees.Boston Day and Evening Academy, Roxbury, MA 2005-2008Environmental Project Coordinator• Managed a $300,000 budget from the Barr Foundation’s PSEED grant. Provided logistical support and planned professional development services for staff in experiential and environmental education. Developed partnerships with local nonprofit groups and city agencies. Consulted on school’s urban garden and employment program.• Initiated a school wide recycling program. Partnered with Think Green to recycle used ink cartridges and worked with Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and City of Boston to receive equipment and coordinate regular pick-up service.The Food Project, Boston and Lincoln, MA 2004-2005Public Education Associate• Coordinated Serve & Grow, a service-learning program. Supervised all activities required to support productivity of farm and educational services including: promotion of volunteer opportunities, recruitment of 1,800 volunteers, and conducting trainings for staff and interns.• Coordinated School Partnerships, an interdisciplinary science program for elementary school students in Boston. Led activities to promote science education including: curriculum development, staff training, and teaching students with diverse learning styles.
OZEKI (continued) page 2 EMPLOYMENT HISTORYAmerican Journal Experts, Durham, NC 2008Independently-contracted Editor and ProofreaderGood Green Home, Washington, DC 2008Sustainability ConsultantCity of Cambridge 2007-2008Department of Public Works Intern• Field research on the renewable energy potential on 54 municipal building roof structures.• Field research on the City’s business composting program.Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 2007Research assistant for Dr. Cheryl Vaughan in cell biology educationUrban Ecology Institute, Chestnut Hill, MA 2004Environmental Education Practicum and Curriculum Development FellowSomerville Center for Adult Learning Experience, Somerville, MA 2004GED Youth Teacher-Social Studies and ScienceWilderness Ventures, Jackson, WY and San Juan Islands, WA 2003Sea Kayak GuideEagle Rock School & Professional Development Center, Estes Park, CO 2001-2002Fine Arts Teaching Fellow, Residential Counselor, and Student AdvisorMcClure Productions, Inc., Geneseo, NY 2000-2001Curriculum Development InternAccess Opportunity Program at SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 1999-2001Academic Peer Tutor CERTIFICATES & AWARDS• Recipient of Molly McKeown Award for Alumni Community Service 2012• Certificate of Completion- Supervising Today’s Student Employees from UVM’s HRS 2011 Learning Services and Student Financial Services.• Professional Certificate in Collaborative Management: Leading Through Partnership from 2011 UVM’s Center for Leadership and Innovation.• Certificate of CITI Basis Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects from 2010 University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. MEMBERSHIPS• Member, Association for the Advancement in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference 2012 - Present Steering Committee• Member, American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment 2012 - Present Implementation Liaison Committee• Senior Fellow, Environmental Leadership Program 2011 - Present o Interviewed and helped select fellows for 2012 class.• Member, Project Management Institute 2011 - Present• Member, Association for Experiential Education 2000 - Present
OZEKI (continued) page 3 PUBLICATIONS• Ozeki, M. 2012. Renewable Possibilities at the University of Vermont. Article. ACUPCC Implementer.• Ozeki, M. 2012. A Deeper Look: The Role of Green Funds on Campuses. White paper. AASHE Bulletin Review.• Ozeki, M. 2010. Student Green Fund Implementation in U.S. Colleges and Universities from 1973-2010: An Exploratory Review of the National Context, Design, Management, and Application of Student Fees to On- Campus Sustainability Projects. Report. AASHE Resources.• Ozeki, M. 2009. Tracking Greenhouse Gas Emissions on College Campuses in the U.S.: The Methods and Application of Greenhouse Gas Inventory in Climate Action Planning. Report. AASHE Resources. PRESENTATIONS• Ozeki, M., Capps, T., Cromwell-Kalkbrenner, L., Getterman, S. 2012. Sustainability Officers 1.0 to 2.0 Toolkit: Strategic and Sane Workload Management of People, Projects, and Programs on Your Campus. Panel Presentation. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 15 October 2012.• Walsh, K., Ozeki, M., Beverage, M., Ordean, K., Hartke, M., Wyatt, L. 2012. Green Funds 2.0: The Nitty-Gritty of Campus Sustainability Fund Management from the Ground Up. Panel Presentation. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 15 October 2012.• Ozeki, M., Smith, M., Thompson, G. 2012. Mapping Renewable Energy Potential on Campus: A Case Study of a Strategic Green Fund Project. Poster Presentation. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 15 October 2012.• Ozeki, M. 2012. Plugging into the Smart Grid: How Colleges and Universities Can Get Involved. Presentation. Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium, 8th Annual Conference, Syracuse, NY. 2 April 2012.• Ozeki, M. 2012. Designing, Implementing, and Project Managing Campus Green Funds. Presentation. Ball State University, Greening of the Campus IX Conference, Muncie, IN. 21 March 2012.• Ozeki, M. 2012. Think-Design-Create: Understanding the Skills You Bring to Your Team for Successful Project Implementation. Workshop. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. 18 March 2012.• Ozeki. M. 2012. Project Management Strategies for the Environmental Leader. Webinar. Environmental Leadership Program. 11 January 2012.• Ozeki, M. 2011. The Sustainability Officers Communications and Project Management Toolkit- Organizational Tips for Long-Term Sanity. Presentation. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 11 October 2011.• Ozeki, M. 2011. Designing and Implementing a Robust and Sustainable Student Green Fund: Recommendations from Sustainability Officers. Presentation. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 12 October 2011.• Ozeki, M. 2011. Student Green Fund Implementation in U.S. Colleges and Universities from 1973-2010: An Exploratory Review of the National Context, Design, Management, and Application of Student Fees to On- Campus Sustainability Projects. Poster. National Association of College and University Business Officers, Smart & Sustainable Conference, College Park, MD. April 2011.• Ozeki, M. 2011. Creating a Professional Portfolio: A Tool for Career Exploration and Marketing Your Skills + Experience. Workshop. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. February 2011.
OZEKI (continued) page 4• Ozeki, M. 2003. Green Jobs: Making an Ecological and Social Difference in the World. Lecture. State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY. October 2003.• Ozeki, M. 2003. An Introduction to Deep Ecology: An Ecological Perspective and Its Influence on Today’s Environmental Movement. Lecture. State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY. October 2003.• Hanzel, E. and M. Ozeki. 2002. Activism and the Great Turning. Seminar. Audubon Expedition Institute, Arcata, CA. November 2002.