Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty


A PASEF sponsored luncheon will be held at 12 noon on Monday, February 16, 2009.
Location: Lenape Room in University Club, 3611 Walnut Street, Second Floor.
Luncheon Lite (Soup and sandwich or soup and salad)..................$7.50
Full Lunch...................................................................................$10.25


Mr. Daniel Garofalo, Penn's Environmental Sustainability Coordinator and Senior Facilities Planner, will present the topic:

Penn and Sustainability

Daniel Garofalo was appointed the University of Pennsylvaniaís first environmental sustainability coordinator and senior facilities planner in 2008, responsible for Pennís sustainability strategy, including energy conservation, waste management, green buildings, transportation and planning. This coordinator position results from President Amy Gutmannís signing of the American College and University Presidentís Climate Commitment in February 2007, which commits Penn to preparing a plan that leads the University towards climate neutrality over the next several years.

Mr. Garofalo is a founding member of the US Green Building Council and current chair of the Delaware Valley Chapter, and he was the founder of Community Design Collaborative, Philadelphiaís pro-bono design center. He has served twice as a Peace Corps volunteer, first in Malawi, in southeastern Africa in 1992-94, where he worked as the architect in charge of design for the capital city of Lilongwe, and in 2005 on a three-month assignment to Sri Lanka, an island in the Indian Ocean, south of India, to assist in disaster recovery after the tsunami. Mr. Garofalo, a LEED-certified architect, has been a planner and architect in Pennís Facilities and Real Estate Services Division since 2002. He received a bachelorís degree in architecture from the University of Virginia, a masterís in architecture from Pennís School of Design and a masterís in government administration from Pennís Fels Institute of Government.


PASEF luncheons are organized by Nick Kefalides (Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine) and Henry Teune (Political Science).


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