ABOUT
OUR PEOPLE

welcome to our team 

The Green Campus Action Plan is a committee of undergraduate students from all majors dedicated to pursuing and advancing sustainability on-campus through a variety of pathways, including advocacy, grants, and programs. We are excited to welcome our  2022-2023 team!

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Our application Process

Applications to apply open in the Summer Quarter.

We are no longer recruiting committee members and interns*. All undergraduate students interested in joining are encouraged to apply and get involved in the next cycle! 

 

The application deadline was on July 15th, 2022

*Paid position 

our 2022-2023 committee  

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Alondra Martinez Marquez

Vice President of Sustainability and Director of GCAP

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Environmental Engineering

 

Alondra plans to work in the air quality sector, specifically with carbon capturing technology.

 

She is the most excited about working towards a fossil fuel free campus. With the climate crisis worsening, Alondra believes that UCR can do its part by creating a fossil fuel free campus instead of using carbon offsets. 

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Ashley Mejia

Programming Director

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Sustainability Studies 

Minor: Sociology 

Ashley is preparing for a career as a sustainability consultant. She plans to work on the food insecurity UCR students face. An issue Ashley is passionate about is informing others about environmental racism and the impact it has on BIPOC. 

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José Manuel Rodriguez

Policy Director 

Pronouns: He/Him

Major: Political Science

Minor: in Public Policy

José wants to create policy that betters low-income communities and provides equal protection to all members of society. He would also like to work with an international agency to better conditions throughout the world. He is passionate about environmental justice in low-income communities and wants to work to eliminate the use of pesticides globally that impact farmers and crop pickers.  

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Ellen Nguyen

Vice Chair 

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Environmental Science

Ellen is working towards a career as a sustainability officer to focus on corporate responsibility and sustainability. Environmental Justice is the sector of climate change that Ellen is most passionate about as she grew up in a community where she has seen the first-hand impacts of environmental racism, along with the very harsh health effects that this issue has on communities of color.

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Kathryn Wen

Committee Member & Marketing Specialist

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Psychology

 

One of Kathryn's goals this year is to teach students how small lifestyle changes can help reduce food, plastic, water, and energy waste. 

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Andrea Delgado

Committee Member 

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Environmental Science

 

Andrea aims to engage in sustainable urban development in underserved regions. She desires to engage in research that converts data into actionable information to advocate for planetary and human health.

 

Andrea is passionate about environmental justice and climate resiliency. She aspires to help cultivate a green and equitable future that protects vital atmospheric and hydrologic resources. She hopes to engage in efforts to decrease anthropogenic impacts on the environment while minimizing community vulnerability to poor urban air quality. 

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Shukan Shah

CNAS Senator

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Biology 

Shukan is preparing for a career as a dentist and aims to open her own practice. As a senator, she wants to work on reforming sustainability policies at UCR. Shukan would like to be the voice for the students and GCAP. One issue she is extremely passionate about is teaching people about overconsumption and fast fashion.

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Christopher Chung

Committee Member 

Pronouns: He/Him

Major: Psychology/ Business

Christopher is pursuing a career with financial success. He is passionate about helping others and just making things easier for those he cares about. 

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Abby Choy

ASUCR Senator and Committee Member

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Biology 

Abby is working towards a career as a physician working with health policy. She would like to work toward food sustainability and advocate for friendly policy change. Abby is passionate about fighting the apathy around activism and removing barriers to people's basic needs so people can live quality lives. 

2021-2022 GCAP Committee

Alondra Martinez 

Vice President of Sustainability 

Green Campus Action Plan Director

Shraddha Bhonsle 

Program Director 

 

Cindy Pace

Policy Director 


Ashley Perez

Vice Chair 

 Katie Wen

 Committee Member 

Sam Berdichevskiy

Intern

Valeria Velasco

Intern


Vidhya Kumaraswamy
Committee Member 

Kennedy Lincoln
Committee Member 


Hannah Renée O’Brien

Committee Member 

Ellen Nguyen 
Intern

Purnima Qamar 
Intern


Guohang "Henry" Zhang
Intern

2020-2021 GCAP Committee

Vanessa Gomez-Alvarado 

Vice President of Sustainability 

Green Campus Action Plan Director

Tori Kim 

Program Director 


Leo Ballesteros

ASUCR Senator and Committee Member 


Hannah Renée O’Brien

Policy Director 


Alondra Martinez
Vice Chair 

Barry Liu

ASUCR Senator and Committee Member 


Ariana Turner 

Committee Member 


Layvin Manghane
Committee Member 

Kennedy Lincoln
Committee Member 

Fadi Zaki
Committee Member, Finance


Cindy Pace
Committee Member 

Magdelene Lai
Intern

Purnima Qamar 
Intern


Leslie Rendon
Intern

2019-2020 GCAP Committee

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