Melissa Nergard has been selected as the Director of Sustainability in Facilities Planning and Management.
Nergard brings nearly 10 years of experience in sustainability to UW–Madison. She is currently director of sustainability at Illinois State University, where her work is focused on campus and community sustainability programs that integrate economic, social and environmental factors. She has also served as assistant director of sustainability, and in several other roles in facilities management, at Illinois State.
Nergard will begin work August 6. She will report to David Darling, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning & Management.