Dominique is a graduate student earning a Master of Engineering in structural engineering and a recent undergraduate from Notre Dame in the civil engineering program. This is Dominique’s fourth year as an intern for the Office of Sustainability where she has been involved in benchmarking research and the sustainability commissioner dorm program. As an intern, she helped create the Sustainability Cup in which the dorms compete in 3 categories: energy, recycling, and education for a cash prize. After graduation, Dominique intends to work for a structural design firm where she can use her knowledge to help build more resilient and sustainable infrastructure that will withstand impacts from climate change. In her free time, she loves to read, throw on the pottery wheel, and spend time with friends and her dog.
Victoria is a second year architecture student from Managua, Nicaragua, who currently lives in Welsh Family Hall at Notre Dame. Victoria is interested in sustainable architecture and real estate, and works as a Graphic Design intern at the Office of Sustainability. Victoria is using her experience at the Office of Sustainability to advance her career in green design and construction. Additionally, she is using her passion for research and experimental learning to help the Office with their advancement of the Campus as a Living Lab initiative. Coming from a highly biodiverse country, Victoria would like to work as an architect in the construction of buildings and spaces that blend with and highlight the natural environment that surrounds them.
Madison is a sophomore in the Mendoza College of Business and is pursuing an environmental science supplementary major and energy studies minor. She is originally from North Arlington, New Jersey and lives in Pasquerilla West Hall on campus. She was eager to join the office after her game day recycling experience freshman year, followed by uncovering a passion for garbage and waste during her summer service learning program at Jerusalem Farm. In her free time, she enjoys getting involved in her dorm community and spending time outside and with friends. She recently became vegetarian and has found finding fun meat-free options on campus to be quite exciting!
Joe is a junior Biological Sciences (concentration in Infectious Disease and Global Health) and Film, Television, and Theatre (concentration in Theatre) double major. He is originally from Woodbridge, NJ and on campus lives in Siegfried Hall. Joe is particularly interested in the intersection of health and sustainability and being an intern at the office gives him the opportunity to explore this. His favorite sustainability program on campus is the Grind2Energy! When not at the Office of Sustainability, Joe is the Director of Publicity for the Student Union Board, Co-Secretary of the Glee Club, and Co-Lead of the Albuquerque Middle Housing Project with the Student Policy Network.
Annelise is a sophomore marketing major with a minor in design. She has lived in several states but currently calls Richland, Washington home as well as Farley Hall at Notre Dame. She first got interested in sustainability through her interests in gardening, green architecture, and by joining the Environmental Club in high school. Annelise joined the Office of Sustainability because of her interests and desire to take part in preventing climate change and be involved in environmental justice. Her favorite thing to do to stay sustainable is thrifting! She also works at the Office of Residential Life and is involved in Student International Business Council, Student Union Board, and Hall Council.
Emma is the Office of Sustainability's Climate Resilience Intern. Emma is a first year masters of global affairs student in the Keough School. Her interests are in sustainable development, climate change adaptation, and environmental justice. She brings expertise from working in campus sustainability at Santa Clara University from 2018-2020. Emma is eager to influence Notre Dame's sustainability strategic planning and promote a culture of sustainability on campus.
Gabe is a junior chemical engineering major with minors in energy studies and engineering corporate practice. He is originally from San Diego, CA and currently resides in Sorin College. He is excited to bring his strong passion for combating the energy and climate crises to the Office of Sustainability. Gabe will be coupling his quantitative data analysis skills with his creative interests to visualize sustainability trends and areas for improvement on campus. His favorite sustainable hack is thrifting and selling recycled clothing at swap meets.
Isabela is currently a junior economics major with minors in sustainability and anthropology. She is originally from Chihuahua Mexico, but on campus she calls Howard Hall her home. She is excited to be part of the Office of Sustainability since she is passionate about the fight against climate change and how its consequences affect people. As a member of the Notre Dame community she wants to be a part of finding creative solutions to sustainability related issues on campus as well as sharing her passion for the environment with other students. Her favorite sustainability initiative on campus is Grind2Energy, as a former dining hall worker she finds it fascinating. In her free time she loves to read, paint and go rock climbing.