Committees & Working Groups

Zero Waste Working Group

A group composed of members of Facilities, Dining Services, and the Zilkha Center, students and occasionally faculty that work to reduce waste and improve recycling and composting on campus. It is open to all. If you are interested in participating in this working group, drop us a line.

Note: This working group will not be meeting during the 2019-2020 academic year due to staffing issues.  The Zilkha Center plans to resume the committee in the fall of 2020.

Campus Environmental Advisory Committee

The Campus Environmental Advisory Committee acts as a forum for communication among students, faculty, staff, and administrators on environmental matters; advises and works to develop policy on matters of environmental stewardship in the operation of the College; assists in developing relevant environmental resources and strategies for Williams; and fosters a sense of shared environmental responsibility among various constituencies and individuals on campus.

Student Dining Services Committee

A student organization committed to acting as a liaison between dining services and the student body. The committee works to connect students to their food, and to facilitate student ownership and thought over choices in the dining halls.

Sustainability Strategic Planning Working Group

During the 2019-2020 academic year, the college has been undertaking a campus-wide strategic planning exercise.  Sustainability is both one of the eight working groups and has has been identified as one of three cross-cutting issues that all working groups must incorporate into their work – along with diversity, equity, & inclusion and transparency & accountabilityHere is the sustainability working group’s scope, membership, and charge.  The strategic planning drafts will be posted for community feedback on February 12, 2020.  To learn more about strategic planning, please visit the president’s website.


For more information about other committees and advisory groups, please visit the Williams Committees page.