Addressing Climate Change On Salem State’s Campus And Why It Matters
TitleAddressing Climate Change On Salem State’s Campus And Why It Matters
DateApril 19, 2022; April 19, 2022
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AbstractTara Gallagher has been Salem State’s Sustainability and Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator since 2017. This is not her first role at Salem State as she served as Adjunct Faculty in the Geography and Sustainability Department from 2004 – 2010. She has also supported sustainability program development and reporting as a consultant with Pure Strategies. Earlier in her career, Tara worked in the Drinking Water Division of the MA Department of Environmental Protection. In her current role, Tara focuses on reducing Salem State’s environmental footprint by increasing renewable energy use and energy efficiency on campus. She also promotes a suite of green transportation options and sustainability behaviors to the campus community. She manages the Sustainability Council internship program and co-chairs the Earth Days Planning and University Safety Committees. She has a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University.