CSU Green office

CSU Green offices are located in the Division of Facilities Management at Wagga Wagga (Building 440, Boorooma Street) and Bathurst Campus (Building 3016, Panorama Avenue).

Meet the CSU Green team

You can ask us a sustainability question or make a suggestion at csugreen@csu.edu.au

Ed Maher - CSU Green Manager

Ed Maher has over eight years of experience in the sustainability field, with qualifications in Environmental Science and Carbon Management. He is an active participant in local natural resource management groups and gets a buzz about finding ways to do the same things using fewer resources. Ed is passionate about making a real change for the future by assisting students and staff to understand what they can do to act sustainably at CSU, at home and in their future careers. You will most likely see Ed pedalling around Wagga campus!
Email: emaher@csu.edu.au
Contact Ed for questions relating to:

  • Energy, waste and water use reduction
  • Sustainability on the Albury-Wodonga or Wagga Wagga campuses

Kym Witney-Soanes - Sustainability Project Officer

Kym has previously worked in a number of diverse positions as a project manager, evaluator, researcher and natural resource management professional in Wagga Wagga, South Coast WA, Western District Victoria and the Queensland section of the Murray-Darling Basin. She has a small consultancy, KWS Research, and undertakes oral history work. She is very keen on sustainability and environmental issues as well as the challenges rural women face. She strongly believes in the power of connecting people to create change.
Kym has a Bachelor of Science from ANU and a Master of Science degree from Griffith University in Environmental Management. Kym's role at CSU Green is to assist with the implementation of the Learning in Future Environments (LiFE) Strategy.  Email: kwitneysoanes@csu.edu.au
Contact Kym for questions relating to:

  • The LiFE Strategy priorities and activities
  • Sustainability evaluation activities

Kerri-Anne Chin - Graphic designer

Kerri has been part of the CSU Green team for almost three years and has previously worked as a graphic designer at advertising agency, Jam Media in Wagga Wagga. She has a passion for visual communication and strongly believes in the benefits of how good design can engage audiences through the visual display of information. Kerri has a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Honours) from CSU and works on promotional material for the various CSU Green sustainability initiatives. (Kerri’s favourites are Ride 2 Work Day and Tree Planting Day) She’s also an active recycler.
Email: kchin@csu.edu.au
Contact Kerri for questions relating to:

  • Promotional material for new sustainability initiatives
  • Designs related to existing sustainability initiatives

Alesha Elbourne - Sustainability officer

Alesha Elbourne does her best to live by the motto 'always leave a place better than you found it' and is passionate about sustainable living and environmental education.
Alesha completed a Bachelor of Communications – Theatre and Media (Honours) at CSU Bathurst. She has a passion for eco arts and since graduating university, Alesha has participated in Waste 2 Art Bathurst, created events with an eco design focus and used theatre and performance for environmental education.
Alesha brings creativity to the sustainability message for CSU Green projects.  Email: aelbourne@csu.edu.au
Contact Alesha for questions relating to:

  • CSU Organics
  • Battery recycling
  • CSU Green website and social media
  • CSU Green engagement activities
  • Sustainability on the Bathurst and Port Macquarie campuses