In her current position Susan acts as an umbrella for many disparate sustainability initiatives on-campus and off, including research, teaching, and outreach. She acts as a connector between disciplines, campus offices, and community groups.
Susan also catalyzes multi-institutional and disciplinary projects on sustainability. Most recently, she co-founded and co-chairs the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Council on Sustainability. Her green jobs experience includes chairing a regional weatherization working group, co-founding a regional Green Jobs Network, and facilitating the development of green jobs training in weatherization, energy auditing, and energy and carbon management.