Environmental Center



Professional Staff:

During the school year, the EC has two full-time staff. 


Rachel Landis
rllandis [at] fortlewis.edu

Assistant Coordinator: 

Alex Brooks 
asbrooks [at] fortlewis.edu

Staff teams for the 2013-2014 school year include: 

Zero-Waste – This team works to move Fort Lewis toward becoming a zero-waste campus. They run the EC laser and ink jet recycling program, are working toward implementing composting for campus dining, hold a Free Store every week, and supports the city and county as they move toward zero-waste.  

Real Food ChallengeThis team works to help implement Fort Lewis College's sustainability commitments.  Currently, they are explore larger picture sustainability projects like helping building systems for increased local, sustainable food on campus.

Local Food – The food team runs the EC’s demonstration organic garden and greenhouse and works on education the community on how to produce fresh, locally-produced, and organic food.

Climate Action - This new teams is working to build actions towards mitigation and adaptation on climate change.

Weekly staff meetings, lunches, and social events bring everyone connected with EC together and help build a stronger community.  

Interested in joining our staff?  Visit the Get Involved page to get all the information.