Office of Sustainability Staff
Green Team 2023-2024
Avi Henn, Manager of Sustainability
Avi was born and raised in Israel where he was deeply influenced by the environmental damage his hometown experienced from heavy industrialization and poor planning. He became interested in sustainability, climate mitigation, and wildland preservation and traveled to the United States in 2001 to obtain his higher education. His most recent degree was with NAU in the Climate Science and Solutions (CSS) program. Avi has over 20 years of experience and has been involved with sustainability at NAU and in Flagstaff for over ten years. He is excited to help NAU become a leader in all aspects of sustainability and to advance our institution’s carbon neutrality.
Dayna Cook, Sustainability Data Analyst
Dayna was born and raised here in Flagstaff, Arizona. She loves the high desert of the Colorado Plateau and always desired to attend NAU for higher education, amongst the one-of-a-kind ecosystem, recreation, and community of loved ones. She obtained her degree in Environmental Science, with an emphasis in Applied Statistics. She desires to effectively communicate climate science and solutions using the universal language of statistical analysis and reporting accountability. She is grateful to be applying her passion for sustainability in such a pivotal time for NAU in its pursuit of carbon neutrality.
Danielle Linthicum, Conservation Programs Coordinator, Senior
Danielle holds an M.A. in Sustainability from Arizona State University and a B.A. in International Relations and Global Studies (with a focus on Environmental Policy) from the University of the Pacific. She spent 3 years working as a graduate research assistant at Decision Center for a Desert City, where she focused on the human and social dimensions of urban water management in the Colorado River basin. Danielle has also worked in science education at Zoo Atlanta, Arizona Science Center, Phoenix Zoo, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Arizona Project WET, and the Girl Scouts. Her areas of expertise are behavior change for sustainability, environmental & STEM education, and communication about environmental issues. Danielle is excited to work with NAU students, staff, and faculty to build a culture of sustainability on campus.
Interdepartmental Support Staff
Erin McAnally-Trejo, Energy and Water Conservation Manager
Erin holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Northern Arizona University. After graduating, she spent 2 years working as a Water Resources Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah before returning to Flagstaff and working for the City as a Project Manager. During her studies at NAU, Erin spent a year abroad in South America where she witnessed firsthand the effects of inadequate resource management and her passion for sustainability and climate mitigation took root. She is excited to apply her experiences and knowledge to help NAU enact positive change through its pursuit of carbon neutrality.