Colleen Flaherty, Communications & Information Coordinator

UNHSA administrative assistant Colleen FlahertyColleen Flaherty is the Communications & Information Coordinator for the Sustainability Institute. She has been at the Insitute since early 2012, previously as the Program Assistant. Colleen manages communications and outreach with faculty, staff, students, and outside stakeholders around sustainability and Institute's four initiatives in biodiversity, climate, food and culture

 She is particularly adept at event planning; she served as event coordinator for the Social Venture Innovation Challenge in 2014 and has assisted with event planning for the New England Food Summits the past three years. She also coordinates communications and outreach for New Hampshire Farm to School. Colleen is an active member of the President's Commission on the Status of Women as well as the Sesquicentennial Committee.

Colleen holds a MA in Political Science with a certificate in Sustainability Politics and Policy and a BA in Political Science and Spanish, both from the University of New Hampshire.