We are mobilizing the community to address the climate emergency.
We do this by:
- Illuminating ways to reduce pollution and adapt to a changing environment
- Collaborating with the community
- Designing, developing, and delivering climate solutions
Evie Bauman | Director
Before joining the Office of Sustainability and returning to her home state of Indiana, Evie worked in the nonprofit and private sectors in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and New York City. She enjoys promoting programs and policies that foster a sustainable and livable future for all South Bend residents. Outside of work, you can find her running, reading books, and watching French TV shows.
Alex Bazán | Project Manager
Alex leads the Energy Assistance and Solar Savings Initiative (EASSI) for the Office of Sustainability. He has diverse experiences in sustainability in grassroots, consulting, nonprofits, and government. In his free time he likes to read, volunteer, and play soccer. Ask him about energy efficiency, going solar, and commercial recycling!
Barbara Dale | Project Manager
Barbara joined the Office of Sustainability full-time in December 2022 after graduating with a dual degree (MPA-MSES) from Indiana University, Bloomington. Barbara manages the Climate Action Ambassadors program for South Bend. Her latest climate passion is urban wetland restoration.
Office of Sustainability | Department of Community Investment | City of South Bend