Cate Morrison and Johanna Webber are residence life managers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. At UBC, residence life managers are responsible for programs, activities, conduct, and residence life in residence halls. Cate works in a traditional-style residence while Johanna works in a suite-style residence. Individually, Cate and Johanna have worked to move several sustainability initiatives forward, including organic waste collection in the residence halls, sourcing local goods and products when possible, and UBC’s signature “Green Star Units” and “Do It In the Dark” programming.
Cate and Johanna are emerging experts on sustainability in housing and residence life operations. Both are passionate about small steps that make a big difference and making participation in sustainable initiatives as simple as possible.