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ABOUT
OUR TEAM

WHO WE ARE.

Green Campus Action Plan is a committee made up of undergraduate students from all majors dedicated to increasing and promoting sustainability on campus through a variety of effort - including advocacy, grants, events, and programs. We are excited to welcome our 2023-2024 team!

OUR APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications to join GCAP typically open before the Summer Quarter.

We are NO LONGER recruiting committee members or interns* for 2023-2024. All undergraduate students interested in joining are encouraged to apply and get involved in the next hiring cycle! 

 

The application deadline was on July 15th, 2023.

*Paid Interns 

our 2023-2024 committee 

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Ellen Nguyen

Vice President of Sustainability and Director of GCAP

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Environmental Engineering

 

Ellen’s career goal is to work in corporate social responsibility and use her power to hold companies responsible for their actions. She hopes to lead sustainability initiatives that center around environmental protection, waste reduction, and uplifting marginalized communities.

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Olivia Jacob

Policy Director 

Pronouns: She/her

Major: Biochemistry

Olivia is passionate about incorporating medicine with sustainability. She hopes to become a medical doctor and use her position to transform healthcare by researching biodegradable sterilization solutions that combat plastic waste generated by US healthcare facilities.

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Kathy Leon

Programming Director

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Business Economics 

Kathy is passionate about resolving plastic pollution and food waste issues and hopes to work in the programming/marketing field. She wants to help inform the public about small yet effective ways to prevent long-term environmental impacts.

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Katie Wen

Marketing Director

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Psychology

Katie wants to inform and educate students about how minimal lifestyle changes can have a wide impact and help reduce food, plastic, water, and energy waste. She enjoys applying psychology with business to better understand consumer behavior and the human mindset.

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Selah Okonkwo

Vice Chair 

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: Environmental Science

Selah is excited to help contribute to making progress on campus and would like to pursue a career in environmental consulting in the future.

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Haley McCann

Committee Member 

Pronouns: She/her

Major: Biology

Haley plans on pursuing a future career as a forensic scientist to help be of service to people and get involved in the criminal justice system. During her time at UCR, she would like to help contribute to promoting sustainability on campus and in her community.

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Grace Hernandez

Committee Member 

Pronouns: She/Her 

Major: Economics and Data Science

Grace is driven by her deep fascination with data science, and aims to apply data-driven insights to the tech industry while nurturing her passion for environmental economics. Her ultimate goal is to harness the power of data analytics to address challenges in the world and environment.

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Grace Su

CNAS Senator

Pronouns: She/Her

Major: CMDB (Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology) 

Senator Grace hopes to expand her interest and experience in the pre-med field to work as a family medicine physician in the future. During her time at UCR, she also plans to double major in math for her studies.

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Anjana Narasimhan

BCOE Senator

Pronouns: She/her

Major: Bioengineering 

Senator Anjana is interested in pursuing a career in medicine/public health and aims to represent marginalized communities in the healthcare field. Her current goal is to encourage students to reduce waste and campus organizations to utilize sustainable resources for programs and events.

PAST COMMITTEES

2022-2023

Alondra Martinez 

Vice President of Sustainability 

Green Campus Action Plan Director

Ashley Mejia 

Programming Director 

 

Jose Rodriguez

Policy Director 


Ellen Nguyen

Vice Chair 

 Katie Wen

 Marketing Director 


Andrea Delgado
Committee Member 

Alexander Hunt
Committee Member 


Shukan Shah

Committee Member 

Emily Fong 
Intern


Guohang "Henry" Zhang
Intern

2021-2022

Alondra Martinez 

Vice President of Sustainability 

Green Campus Action Plan Director

Shraddha Bhonsle 

Programming Director 

 

Cindy Pace

Policy Director 


Ashley Perez

Vice Chair 

 Katie Wen

 Marketing Director 

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

Vanessa Gomez-Alvarado 

Vice President of Sustainability 

Green Campus Action Plan Director

Tori Kim 

Programming Director 


Leo Ballesteros

ASUCR Senator 


Hannah Renée O’Brien

Policy Director 


Alondra Martinez
Vice Chair 

Barry Liu

ASUCR Senator


Ariana Turner 

Committee Member 


Layvin Manghane
Committee Member 

Kennedy Lincoln
Committee Member 

Fadi Zaki
Committee Member


Cindy Pace
Committee Member 

Magdelene Lai
Intern

Purnima Qamar 
Intern


Leslie Rendon
Intern

2019-2020

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