SEAC Minutes March 24 2014


We’re voting next meeting so you should come!

Here are the minutes for this week:

GO AROUND:Are you registering for any cool environmental classes? Alternative Energy Strategies, Philosophic History of American Environmentalism, Wetland Ecosystems, ooooooo


Committee on Sustainability:

–If you want to learn how to be involved or have questions about things like Green Fees, check out COS’s page at or email the fabulous Sustainability Fellow Patrick Foley at for more info about proposed summer projects & plastic bag recycling project & COS Grants!

Trash Pick-Ups: Meets Sunday, details on time and location to come via listserv and Facebook

-please come out and take part!

Hip Hop Caucus Action on Climate Campus Tour: this Thursday at Hampton University from 6-8pm

-free as long as you register ahead of time here

We have to clean the SEAC Office!

-Sign up for shifts on a googledoc posted here:

or here is the url:

AMP Sustainability Smoothie Bike: Wednesday 4-6:30pm on the terrace

Students for Animals Interest Meeting: Wednesday 6pm in Washington 301

Lecture on Global Warming and Indigenous People s in the US: Thursday 7pm in Andrews 101

Virginia Powershift: April 5-6th in Richmond! Talk to Anne if you’d like to go!

-it’s FREE (despite what the form says) and you can register here

Work in Local Garden with Sharpe: this Saturday from 1:30-4:30, talk to Ben!

Service Opportunity: Clean Up College Creek: March 29th, 9 am to noon 

-partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, City of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Presbytarian Church

-meeting close to Movie Tavern

-free lunch!

SEAC Retreat!: Sunday April 13th

-more details to come

It’s Almost Election Time

the next couple meetings will go something like this:

  • March 24 – Nominations for elections, talking about SEAC retreat and other events
  • March 31 – Relayfoods speaker (Katie), election, SEAC retreat discussion
  • April 7 – ???


Nominations happened! Feel free to email us with nominations for the positions if you missed it. The positions are:

Co-facilitators (2)  lead group discussions; help guide organization; prepare meeting agendas

SEACretaries (2) send out meeting minutes and meeting reminders; manage listserv

Historian/Webmaster (1) take photographs, manage and update SEAC blog (with minutes, pictures, updated descriptions)

In-reach (2-3) helps develop the organization itself, plan social events, parties, campfires, movie nights, bonding

Treasurer/Fundraiser (1)  manage SEAC finances, fills out annual budget request

Outreach Coordinator  (1-3) helps spread word about events and initiatives (Facebook, email, posters); connect with other groups on and off campus (ex: CCAN, APO and PSP, other service groups, etc.)


Co-facilitators (2) Madeleine, Jacob

SEACretaries (2) (Audrey?), Hannah, (Katie?)

Historian/Webmaster (1) Shane, Anne, Ashley, Erin, Kallie, Arie, Ian H

In-reach (2-3) (Michael?), Jacob, Shane, Ian H, Anne, Ashley, Natalie

Treasurer/Fundraiser (1)  Scott, Adryan, Kevin

Outreach/Publicity  (1-3) Ben, Abby, Anne, Elana


Here are our current sub-campaigns: (which have their own list-servs)

Recycling: Meets Wednesdays 8 in the SEAC office; Email to be added to the Recycling listserv! Also the free market is now open Tuesdays and Thursday 5-7.

-solo cup initiative is making progress!

Gardening: Meets Tuesdays 5-7 (outside) or 6-7 (inside) and Sundays 3-5 in the Campus Garden behind the Caf/Commons dining hall; also meets on Thursdays at 7pm in the SEAC office. Email bmolinger@email.wm.eduto be added to the Gardening listserv!

-getting people on board with recycling coffee grounds

Energy Justice: Meets Sundays, SEAC office 7-8pm; Email to be added to the EJ listserv!

-we’re going to Surry this Sunday at 3 if you want to come!

-our meeting will be pushed back to 8pm this Sunday


Current Events Discussions:we are going totalk about recent events and articles in upcoming meetings

Guest Speakers: if anyone knows some interesting speakers that could come to campus, let us know!

Former SEACers Networking: we have three confirmed alumni who maybe could talk at the SEAC retreat so again if you know anyone let’s get in contact

SEAC Retreat:things you want to teach us? good food you want to eat? crafts you want to share?

-Come to our upcoming SEAC Retreat (and email Scott or Natalie if you have ideas)! It will be happening on a Saturday in April, and graduated SEACers will likely be coming to talk to us.

*email us with ideas if there is something specifically you want to talk about*

Contact info in case any of you need it:

Email Natalie & Scott for any questions, comments, or even just to say hi!

Office hours: every Monday in Blair 205 at 8-8:30

SEAC Office: back of Campus Center behind the atrium; if you need access to the SEAC room let Natalie/Scott know but remember to clean up after yourself!

Have a fabulous week ya’ll!

Madeleine Boel, SEACretary