2011 Western Sustainability Awards

[ Nominees | Recipients ]

The Following Awards Were Presented:

Anna2011 Sustainability Award in Student Life presented by Associated Students President, Anna Ellermeier Rich2011 Sustainability Award in Operations presented by Vice President for Business and Financial Affairs, Rich Van Den Hul
Steve2011 Sustainability Award in Academics presented by Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Steve Vanderstaay Steve2011 Sustainability Award in Community Partnership presented by Vice President for University Relations, Steve Swan


4:30-5:30 Nominee Reception at the Viking Union MPR (private)
5:30-6:15 Sustainability Awards Event in the Viking Union MPR (open to the public)
6:15-7:00 Keynote presentation by Dale Mikkelsen, Manager Planning & Sustainability, SFU Community Trust

Awards Ceremony Keynote Speaker: Dale Mikkelsen


We're fortunate to have Dale Mikkelsen, Manager of Planning and Sustainability of SFU Community Trust at Simon Frasier University coming to WWU during Sustainability Week as our keynote for the 2011 Sustainability Awards event. Dale will be speaking about the importance of campus sustainability and opportunities for sustainable campus development. Dale's bio is below.

Dale Mikkelsen, Manager Planning and Sustainability, SFU Community Trust

Dale is the Director of Development for the SFU Community Trust, developer of UniverCity, a model sustainable community adjacent to Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC. Prior to working with SFU Community Trust, Dale was the lead project planner for the City of Vancouver's 2010 Athlete's Village. He also acted as the City's Green Building Planner. He serves as a board member for the Cascadia Chapter of the Canadian and US Green Building Council and sits on the Board of the International Living Building Institute. Dale has a graduate degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of British Columbia.

UniverCity | UniverCity Overview Video

UniverCity is designed to be a compact, mixed-use and transit-oriented
community founded on our Four Cornerstones of Sustainability: Environment,
Equity,Economy and Education. UniverCity on Burnaby Mountain is a model
sustainable community neighbouring one of Canada's premier educational
institutions, Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Burnaby, British Columbia.