NC State Stewards

NC-State-StewardsSupported by the University Sustainability Office, NC State Stewards are the university’s sustainability student ambassadors, moving NC State to a brighter, stronger and more sustainable future. NC State Stewards promote sustainable practices among their peers and the community through workshops, presentations and campus events. But most importantly, NC State Stewards are role models, inspiring campus to consider the impact that personal decisions have on the environment, community and the future. View the Stewards Video

Become an NC State Steward

Download the application and return your completed application as an email attachment by March 7 via email to Please use your full name as the name of the attachment/application.

Steward Requirements:

  • Must be a full or part time graduate or undergraduate student at NC State University.
  • Must be able to participate for 1 full academic year (Fall 2014-Spring 2015).
  • Must have a minimum 2.70 cumulative grade point average.
  • Must be in good academic standing and have no active record of University Disciplinary Action at time of application or appointment.

Steward Expectations:

  • Participate for the full academic 2014-2015 school year.
  • Work a minimum of 3 hours per week.
  • Attend weekly group meetings.
  • Attend initial retreat in August and mid-year retreat in January.
  • Meet semester requirements.
  • Present yourself professionally as a role model for sustainability on campus.
  • Facilitate at least one sustainability presentation on campus each semester (training will be provided).

Mission and Goals

The NC State Stewards program mission is to fulfill the vision of a more sustainable campus, community and world by encouraging individuals to adopt more sustainable practices. As the university’s student sustainability ambassadors, NC State Stewards are trained to promote sustainable actions on campus and among their peers so that environmental, social and economic responsibility is cultivated at NC State and beyond. Our goals are to:

  • Educate the NC State community about social, economic and environmental responsibility.
  • Inspire behavior change through peer-to-peer interaction
  • Help the university to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through support and implementation of tactics outlined in the Sustainability Strategic Plan


2013-14 NC State Stewards
Aaron-BurkhartAaron Burkhart,
Environmental Technology
Caroline-HansleyCaroline Hansley,
Interdisciplinary Studies
Brian-IezziBrian Iezzi,
Textile Engineering
Carter Reeb,
Ph.D. in Forest Biomaterials
Diego-CancelDiego Cancel,
Environmental Technology
Heather-troutmanHeather Troutman,
Environmental Sciences
Mital-ModiMital Modi,
Computer Science
Catie-McEnteeCatie McEntee,
Electrical Engineering
Eric Rizzo,
Polymer and Color Chemistry
Reagan-HowardReagan Howard,
Chemical & Paper Science Engineering
Claudio-KreigelClaudio Kriegel,
Mirna-DaveMirna Dave,
International Studies
Ryan-KilgoreRyan Kilgore,
Jason-EndriesJason Endries,
 Mary-KeilhauerMary Keilhauer,
Hallie-HartleyHallie Hartley,
Environmental Technology
Sierra-MoravenSierra Moraven,
Business Administration
Amelia-FujikawaAmelia Fujikawa,
Environmental Science
Rachel-TownerRachel Towner,

NC State Stewards are supported by the University Sustainability Office:
Caroline Hansley, Student Coordinator,
Rebekah Dunstan, Program Coordinator,, 919.513.3873 (office)