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Sustainable Engineering Roundtable with Michael Jones
Join us for the third in the series of this semester’s roundtables. As always, food and light refreshments are part of the deal.
WHEN: Friday, December 7, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Student Union Building, Alexander Room
Michael Jones serves as the President of SEEDIdaho and is a registered Mechanical Engineer in Idaho and California. SEED, an acronym for Sustainable Environment Engineered Design, is a mechanical engineering firm at its core. The business offers sustainable building HVAC and plumbing design, building commissioning and energy modeling for clients in Idaho and California. Mr. Jones started his career in the energy efficiency industry 10 years ago testing new energy efficient technologies for the largest electric utility in the United States. As a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) and a LEED AP, he exercises a thorough and practical knowledge of the energy and green building industries. He has participated in multiple LEED based projects both domestically and internationally and played an active role in the first LEED pre-certified building project in Amman, Jordan.
WHEN: Friday, November 9, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: 917 S. Lusk Street (across the street from Health Sciences)
Mr. Dunay has been with Altenergy Incorporated since its inception in 2005 and opened the Boise branch in 2010. His current roles include project management, technology development and employee education. He holds a solar photo-voltaic NABCEP certification (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners), is a licensed Idaho Journeyman electrician, and is a 2009 graduate of The Bridge Ltd Executive Training Program. His management of design and installation at Altenergy, with a focus on safe and efficient work practices has been the key to Altenergy’s consistent customer satisfaction. Prior to work at Altenergy, Matthew received a Bachelor of Industrial Design from North Carolina State University.
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Roundtable with Scott Lowe
Join us for the first in the series of this semester’s roundtables.
WHEN: Friday, September 28, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Student Union Building, Brink Room
Dr Lowe is the Director of the Environmental Studies Program at the College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs and Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at the College of Business and Economics.
His primary research interests relate to the influence of regulations on regional and local environmental and socioeconomic conditions. He has published articles and given presentations on the influence of the Clean Air Act on ambient particulate matter and ozone concentrations, on the political economy of the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s RECLAIM program, and on the role of inclusionary zoning practices on housing growth in California. His current research addresses historical water use in the western United States.
Net Impact BSU is proud to have Prof. Lowe as a guest speaker. Seats are limited, so please RSVP. Light refreshments are complimentary. To learn more about Net Impact or to join our club, please send us an email: NetImpactBSU@gmail.com
WHEN: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 WHERE: Student Union Building, Hatch ‘A’ Ballroom
The Campus Sustainability Speakers Series brings sustainability and green building professionals to campus to share their expertise with Boise State Students. Talks are free and open to all students, staff and faculty at Boise State University.
If you believe that sustainability and corporate social responsibility should be an integral part of a business education – we are your club. We are students determined to make a positive impact in our communities by using business as our weapon of choice. We learn together, we network, we do community service and we have the best faculty helping us achieve our full potential as tomorrow’s professionals.
Net Impact welcomes Brandy Wilson, Environmental Manager at CH2M Hill. She started their first ‘green team’ in 1995 and was instrumental in piloting their
Environmental Management System. She also serves on Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Read her full bio.
Join us on Friday, April 13th, at 5:30pm in the Red Feather Lounge Wine Cellar.
Fair Trade Roundtable with Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages
March 9, 2012
Round Table with Doug Dirks
Friday, March 9, 6:00 p.m.
Papa Joe’s Casual Italian (SW corner of Capitol and University)
Doug Dirks is a Public Relations Officer for Ten Thousand Villages. As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating long-term buying relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to unique gifts, accessories and home decor from around the world.
Net Impact Boise State is privileged to have Mr. Dirks as a guest speaker.
Join us for this inspirational treat.
Check out this video from Ten Thousand Villages where Mr. Dirks tells the story of how his company improved the lives of over 100 women in Bangladesh by teaching them to make and sell hemp rope.
Talk with Net Impact Student Leaders and College Dean Patrick Shannon about what Net Impact means to you, your career, and the community! Tell us what you want from the club—brainstorm our events with us! Join for free and make an impact!
Wed., February 1st, 5:30 pm
Chaffee Conference Room
Ethics Q&A with Dale Dixon, CEO, Better Business Bureau
December 2, 2011
Net Impact invites you to meet with Snake River Region Better Business Bureau CEO Dale Dixon to ask your real-world ethics question. This Ethics Q&A session will be held at Papa Joe’s Pizza, across the street from campus, on Friday, Dec 2, at 5:30 pm. We will provide free pizza, but there is a full menu available for purchase. Questions should be real-world situations that you are facing — feel free to change names, we will keep whatever is said during the session confidential.
Green Resort with Mike Shirley, Alan Moore from Bogus Basin
[ October 28, 2011; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Net Impact is proud to welcome Mike Shirley, President and General Manager, and Alan Moore, CFO of Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area. Bogus Basin is getting top marks for sustainability, including being counted among the top ten sustainable ski areas for 2009.
Please join us Friday, October 28, 2011 at 5:30 pm
Red Feather Lounge, Wine Cellar