People

Staff

Program Director

Tina Woolston Tina Woolston, LEED Green Associate, joined the Office of Sustainability in September of 2007 as the project coordinator focusing on outreach and education. She created the Eco-Ambassador program for staff and faculty, the Ex-college course Environmental Action, Shifting from Saying to Doing and a re-envisioned the existing Eco-Representative program as student-led. She works closely with other departments at Tufts to facilitate environmental sustainability across the university. Prior to coming to Tufts, Tina directed the sustainability program at Earthwatch Institute and co-founded her town’s climate action committee. She was one of the first 1,000 people to be trained by Al Gore to give the Inconvenient Truth slideshow as part of The Climate Reality Project. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Animal Science and Ruminant Nutrition from Cornell University and a certificate in Community Environmental Education from Tufts University.

Education and Outreach Program Administrator
Shoshana Blank 3 Shoshana Blank joined the Office of Sustainability in August 2016 as the Outreach and Education Program Administrator. Prior to coming to Tufts, Shoshana worked at a Boston non-profit called the Sustainable Endowments Institute, where she consulted with colleges, universities, cities and K-12 schools on financing their energy efficiency projects through green revolving funds. She also directed the development of a web tool called the Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS) to help colleges easily track the energy, carbon, and financial savings from their energy conservation projects. Shoshana was a Fulbright grant recipient where she conducted research on particulate matter emissions from wood-burning cookstoves in a village outside of Pune, India, testing out a more efficient stove with the villagers. Shoshana graduated from St. Olaf College in 2010 with majors in Biology and Environmental Studies. She enjoys gardening, ice cream, and environmental activism.
Communications Specialist
Lauren Martin joined the Office of Sustainability in August 2014 as the Communications Specialist. She graduated from Dickinson College in 2010 with a B.A. in American Studies and received her M.S. in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University in 2014. Lauren has pursued her interest in environmental issues while working for organizations including the University of Delaware Sustainability Task Force, Dickinson College Organic Farm, and Boston Natural Areas Network. She is particularly interested in creating a more sustainable food system. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and running.

Interns

 Eujene Yum
Fall 2014-Present*
   Eujene is a junior from Seoul, Korea. She has traveled throughout Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia over the summer. She plans to major in Economics. On campus, she is involved with Big Brother Big Sister and KSA and is a sister of Kappa Alpha Theta. She loves snowboarding, playing the violin, photography, basketball, and looking for cute cafes and restaurants around the area. She is excited to work in the Communications department and learn more about sustainability. *Currently Studying Abroad
Stina Stannik Spring 2013 – Present
Stina is a senior from beautiful Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She is majoring in Peace and Justice Studies and hopes to someday find work in  social justice organizations. On campus, Stina is involved with Amnesty International and Tufts Culinary Society. She loves playing and watching soccer, cooking and baking (and eating vegetarian food!), watching movies and TV, reading, writing poetry, dancing, biking, and learning new languages. Last year Stina studied in Ghana and in Germany.
Juleen Wong Spring 2014 – Present
1433347100654 Juleen is a junior majoring in Environmental Studies and Sociology. Having grown up on the island of O’ahu, she was fortunate to have been exposed to the importance of sustainability from an early age. As a sustainable food advocate, she also enjoys participating in sustainable food initiatives on campus like the Tufts Veg Society and Food for Thought club. She is thrilled to be working with OOS as a Communications Intern this year.
Aviva Kardener Fall 2015-Present
Aviva K Aviva is a sophomore from Oakland, California, the sunny side of the Bay Area. She is majoring in Environmental Studies and Peace & Justice Studies with plans to work in the field of environmental justice. On campus, she is also involved with Tufts Office of Alumni Relations, United for Immigrant Justice, Peace Games, and The Tufts Daily. She loves cooking, baking, hiking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends. Aviva is very excited to see how she can help reduce the environmental impacts Tufts and its students have on the community and world.
Elijah Romulus Summer 2016-Present
Elijah Romulus

Elijah is a Master’s candidate majoring in Urban Planning and Environmental Justice. He grew up in Brockton, Massachusetts and did his undergraduate at Rochester Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering. He is most interested in renewable energy, solar power in particular, and how low-income communities and communities of color can have better access to those technologies. He has also worked on campus as a teaching assistant and at the Africana Center. Elijah is glad to join OOS and organize initiatives to make the campus more sustainable.

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