Meet the Staff

Michele Mouton: Director, UAF Office of Sustainability

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Michele Mouton is the UAF Office of Sustainability Director. In a unique partnership with the ASUAF/Review of Infrastructure, Sustainability, and Energy (RISE) board and University and Student Advancement. 

Mouton's extensive background with the Cooperative Extension Service and sustainability paired with her dynamic and engaging leadership style make a winning combination. Mouton will work with the ASUAF RISE board to facilitate sustainable projects funded by the Student Initiative for Renewable Energy Now (SIREN) fee and Chancellor Rogers.

Furthermore, Mouton will facilitate dialogue and campuswide programs that build upon UAF’s commitment to sustainability.

Her experience in providing Extension services, organizing conferences and leading outreach programs, grant and philanthropic activities, and her publication record will ensure success while building partnerships throughout the Fairbanks community. Mouton began her new role on August 30, 2010. Please e-mail Michele at if you have questions or an idea to share


Christi Kemper: Staff Assistant

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Christi Kemper  has been providing fiscal & administrative support to the Office of Sustainability since June 2013; in the past she has worked a variety of jobs in the fields of natural health, higher education and aviation maintenance. She came to Alaska in 2010 to attend graduate school at UAF after earning degrees in history & anthropology in Colorado and never left! Her interest in sustainability started many years ago when she worked in a natural & local foods store and is heavily intertwined with her interests in self-sufficient living and food production.  Christi loves owls and likes to spend her free time gardening, knitting, cooking, playing music, doing karate, crafting and hiking or otherwise exploring the great outdoors utilizing snowshoes, skis, or kayak.


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