SUMASA Board 2017-2018

Jiten Vyakarnam, President
Jpresident@sumasa.org

Started in: Spring 2017
Attends: 
Full-time
Sustainability Interests: Entrepreneurship, energy, finance
Professional Background: Partner at environmental engineering firm
Bachelor’s Degree: Chemical/Biochemical engineering
Hometown: Vizag, India
Favorite hobby: Eating

A Amit Paul, Vice President of Academic Affairs
academic-affairs@sumasa.org

Started in: Spring 2017
Attends:
Part-time
Sustainability Interests:
Renewables, Finance, Energy
Professional Background:
Energy engineer, sustainability consultant, and LEED project manager
Bachelor’s Degree:
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering  Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Favorite hobby:
Exploring NYC’s diverse food scene

Claire Costello, Vice President of Administration and Finance Claire
administration@sumasa.org 

Started in: Fall 2015
Attends:
Part-time
Sustainability Interests
Corporate sustainability & finance
Professional Background:
Energy engineer, sustainability consultant, and LEED project manager
Bachelor’s Degree:
B.A. Geography  
Hometown:
Brewster, NY
Favorite hobby
Running and trying new places to eat

CeciliaCecilia Coates, Co-Vice President of Communications      comm@sumasa.org

Started in: Spring 2017
Attends:
Full-time
Sustainability Interests
Corporate sustainability & sustainable development
Professional Background:
Consulting
Bachelor’s Degree:
B.S. International Business
Hometown:
Montevideo, Uruguay / Mexico City, Mexico
Favorite hobby
Ballet

Michael Jorisch, Co-Vice President of CommunicationsMike.png  comm@sumasa.org

Started in: Fall 2016
Attends:
Part-time
Sustainability Interests
Energy, green building, corporate sustainability
Professional Background:
Energy Engineer
Bachelor’s Degree:
B.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Hometown:
New York City
Favorite hobby
Playing sports

Marissa.pngMarissa Fresquez, Vice President of Community Outreach
community_outreach@sumasa.org

Started inSpring 2017
Attends:
Part-time
Sustainability Interests
Renewable energy
Professional Background:
Siting Specialist at Tesla
Bachelor’s Degree:
B.S. Environmental Policy
Hometown
Northern and Southern California
 Favorite hobby:
Hiking, reading, exploring coffee shops

Adriana Neumann-Redlin, Sustainable Perspective Symposium Chair Adr.png   symposium_chair@sumasa.org

Started inFall 2016
Attends:
Part-time
Sustainability Interests
Sustainable analytics, water, cities 
Professional Background:
Non-profit, disabilities services, SDG Academy Course
Bachelor’s Degree:
B.S. Economics
Hometown:
Cochabamba, Bolivia 
Favorite hobby:
Theatre

Dominic Bell, Vice President of Events Dom.pngevents@sumasa.org

Stay tuned for Dominic’s information!