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The Department of Environmental Affairs of the Everett Administration plans to promote sustainability, uplift environmental student organizations, host sustainability events, and challenge environmental policy in the 2023-2024 academic year.

The department’s priorities include:

  1. Advocating for an ENEC curriculum update
  2. Hosting a sustainability month with different events related to the environment
  3. Hosting a sustainability case competition in conjunction with local businesses
  4. Continuing to challenge UNC’s environmental policy as it continues its journey in the clean energy transition

Meetings of the Department of Environmental Affairs are held biweekly, starting August 23, on Mondays at 7 pm, in person or on Zoom. Please email the co-directors below to join.


Tyra Rubin (she/her)

Co-Director of the Department of Environmental Affairs ||

Tyra Rubin is a senior studying Environmental Studies (Sustainability) and Political Science. She is involved in Epsilon Eta Environmental Honors Society, Sustainable Business Club, and First Generation Student Association.

Ella Feathers (she/her)

Co-Director of the Department of Environmental Affairs ||

Ella is a senior double majoring in Economics and Environmental Studies on the Sustainability track with a minor in Media and Journalism. She is involved with the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee (RESPC), Epsilon Eta, works as a communications intern for the Data-Driven EnviroLab, and serves as the student representative to the Chapel Hill Environmental Stewardship Advisory Board.