Board Members

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Sionainn Rudek '23

Chair

My name is Sionainn (they/he) and I am a fourth year Environmental Studies major from Hillsborough, North Carolina. When I'm not learning about sustainable cities or mycology, I like to go running and make little creations in the pottery co-op! I am also in Tank co-op, which has been a magical, bean-filled journey during my time at Oberlin. My dream is to one day live completely "off-grid"in a self-sustaining community of human beings, regenerative buildings, and earthly critters. My time on the Green EDGE Fund Board has given me the opportunity to explore and solidify my commitment to sustainability, resiliency, and community-building.

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Charlotte Spence '24

Public Outreach 

My name is Charlotte, and I am a third-year student from Newtown, Pennsylvania. I am an environmental studies major with an agriculture and food studies pathway, and I am especially interested in climate justice, sustainable agriculture, and food sovereignty. I am excited to be a part of the Green EDGE Fund, and looking forward to strengthening my connection to the Oberlin community through a dedication to sustainability. Outside of environmental studies and the Green EDGE Fund, I love to make ceramics, ride my bike, and hang out with my dog!

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Martina Novajas Donoso '25

OES Liason

My name is Martina, and I'm a second-year student from Rengo, Chile. I'm intending to major in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies. I'm interested in supporting communities in their transition to sustainable development while also addressing social issues that are connected to environmental justice. I believe in the power that we have as a youth to contribute to impulse these changes at Oberlin, and that's why I'm excited to be part of the Green EDGE Fund. You can also find me walking around Tappan Square and taking pictures of trees, or in the gym!

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Noemi Duker '23

Tech Coordinator

Noemi is a fourth-year student from Johannesburg, South Africa, intending to double major in Economics and Computer science. She has an interest in air pollution and climate change. Noemi hopes to one day be a catalyst in reducing Africa’s carbon footprint and implementing more eco-friendly living solutions. She is a member of the Oberlin Finance club, you can find her reading a book in Tappan square or jogging around campus. Noemi is looking forward to beginning her work as a new board member in helping be the bridge between environmentally sustainable projects and the Oberlin community.

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Lillian Gibson '25

Secretary

Lillian Gibson (she/her) is a second year student from Boston, MA. She is a prospective Environmental Studies major and is also interested in studying Geology and Africana Studies. She is passionate about equitable transit, urban planning, and environmental justice. She enjoys DJing on WOBC FM 91.5, watching movies, rock climbing, and making art. She is very excited to start working on the Green Edge Fund.

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Kathryn Beeman '23

Account Manager

Kathryn Beeman (she/her) is a fourth year Environmental Studies major, Sociology and Geology minor from Portland, Oregon whose primary focus is environmental sociology and the interactions between people and their environment. Outside of the Green EDGE Fund, Kathryn is a catcher on the Oberlin softball team, a Resident Assistant for first years on campus, and a member of the Oberlin Acapelicans. She is excited to continue to expand her passion for communities, the environment, and sustainability through her work with the Green EDGE Fund! 

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