Contacts, Resources, & Interview Requests

Sustainability Staff

Sustainability Manager



Dr. Hennessy has been with the Office of Campus Sustainability since it began in August, 2008. He is originally from Yellow Springs, Ohio but has resided in Bowling Green for many years. He obtained his B.S. from Muskingum University; his J.D. from The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University. As the current Sustainability Manager here at BGSU he manages and coordinates all university sustainability efforts, programs, activities, and initiatives to achieve the goals of reduction of emissions, reduction of waste, and education/outreach. Dr. Hennessy enjoys working with students in developing an understanding and enthusiasm for the value of sustainability and how it connects to their day to day activities.

Sustainability Assistants



Hayley Barrett began working for the Office of Campus Sustainability in August, 2016. She is from Monclova, Ohio and is in the process of pursuing her B.S. in Biology with a specialization in Ecology and Conservation Biology. Prior to working in sustainability, Hayley interned with Nature’s Nursery Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. As an Undergraduate Sustainability Assistant to the Sustainability Manager, Hayley works on a variety of programs and initiatives all geared toward furthering sustainability on campus including tasks such as event coordinating, promotional campaign design, and web content management. Hayley enjoys the opportunity this position provides for incorporating visual arts into environmental and sustainability education.



Connor Evans has been working for the Office of Campus Sustainability since August of 2017. Originally from Akron, Connor is a senior studying Environmental Policy and Analysis with a specialization in Environmental Law. As an Undergraduate Sustainability Assistant, he focuses on the Green Game Day initiative which takes place at every home football game. He also helps to construct various social media updates and organize events that the office is involved with. Connor enjoys working in sustainability because even though the office is small, the programs make large noticeable impacts and help to encourage a sustainable culture on campus.



Christina Deehr started working for the Office of Campus Sustainability in August of 2017. Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, she moved to Bowling Green to pursue her B.A. in Environmental Policy and Analysis with a specialization in Sustainable Management. Previously, Christina worked for The Ohio State University’s F.T. Stone Laboratory as a Biological Field Station Assistant and Hospitality Coordinator. As an Undergraduate Sustainability Assistant Christina markets BGSU’s sustainability platform and implements or improves green practices on campus. She enjoys educating and collaborating with others in hopes to increase environmental stewardship.



Brett Lippian began working with the Office of Campus Sustainability in September, 2014. He is from Peninsula, Ohio. He obtained his B.A. in both Political Science and Economics from Bowling Green State University, and is now pursuing his Masters in Public Administration. As the Green Game Day Coordinator and Graduate Sustainability Assistant, Brett acts as a point of contact and on site facilitator of volunteer activities for football games. He also works at various sporting events such as swim meets and hockey games recovering recyclable materials. The most rewarding part of the position for Brett is knowing that every effort, even small, makes an impact not only on the BG community but also the world.   

Interview Request Policy

We're excited to discuss BGSU's sustainability initiatives with you! Whether its for class research, a story in the media, assistance with a project, or anything else, we ask that you please follow our simple policy to allow us to best assist you:

  • To allow us to be well-prepared for the interview, we are unable to accommodate walk-in/ same-day interview requests.
  • Please request your interview availabilities at least 5 business days before you're anticipating a meeting
  • We encourage you to explore our website before your interview
  • We are unable to conduct phone/email interviews
  • Due to limited staff availability, missed appointments can only be re-scheduled once.
  • Fill out your interview request form here



Additional Resources

Residence Life

Residence Life

Pre-made bulletin boards and program ideas are provided to assist each residence hall showcase its pledge to sustainability initiatives.
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