Meet the Staff

Christi Kemper: Office Manager

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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.

Office of Sustainability Student Staff

Sustainability Office Assistant - Sabina Kryshak-Karwowski

Sabina is a born and raised Alaskan, growing up in Homer, spending her childhood fishing, hiking, and acting in local theater. Graduated high school in 2015, Sabina did not take a break from her studies and moved to Fairbanks immediately afterwards to pursue a degree in Chemical Forensics. Now, in 2017, Sabina is a junior here at UAF and has grown to love the atmosphere and community on campus. Initially, she became involved with the Office of Sustainability her freshman year by volunteering at and using the Free Store. From there Sabina found her college niche in help promote sustainable resources and recycling throughout UAF. Sabina was hired in January 2017 and plans to promote sustainability until graduation, and then on. 

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Recycling Manager - Steve Arroyo

Steve is from a beach town called Ventura, California. He came up to Alaska to pursue his dream of achieving a fisheries degree. His favorite hobbies are fishing,kayaking, hunting and working out. 

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Recycling Team Member / Nanook Grown Coordinator - Breanne Meath

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Senior Recycling Team Member - Isaac Peacock

Green Bikes Student Staff

Green Bikes Records Manager - Pippen Hum

Pippen spent all his life outside. Whether biking, mushing or hiking, he enjoy all those activities. He has done a few bike tours and spend a fair bit of time working on bikes, reading and writing. Pippen is studying Linguistics at UAF. Pippen is on the left in the photo below. 

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Green Bikes Outreach Manager - Grace Matthews

Grace Matthews is a recent graduate of UAF CTC's Automotive Technology program. She is currently putting her technical skills to use in the Green Bikes shop as a mechanic. She is enrolled in the BFA program at UAF. In her spare time, she enjoys pursuing alternative transportation such as biking, skiing, and walking.

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