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We’re a small but mighty team of committed professionals working to make Princeton a model community of sustainability. Our impact is amplified thanks to the efforts of countless volunteers. Interested in getting involved? Volunteer with us.

Who we are.

For media inquiries, please contact Elana Berk.

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Christine Symington

Executive Director.

Thrilled to dedicate each day to helping Princeton become more sustainable and equitable, Christine brings skills learned in her previous finance industry career to ensure our programs achieve meaningful, evidence-based results. As an adopter of car-free living, Christine is often spotted waking (or biking) down Nassau Street on her way to catch a movie at the Garden Theater.

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Jenny Ludmer

Program Manager.

Trained in scientific writing and analysis, Jenny comes to us with a strong passion and interest in all things sustainable. Focused primarily on working with both the school district and municipality, Jenny might be found riding her e-bike to an event, showing off her backyard bounty, or carrying her reusable shopping bags to local stores. She lives in Princeton with her family, four hens, and two dogs.

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Elana Berk

Communications & Outreach Manager.

Elana comes to Sustainable Princeton from the world of creative advertising. As a creative copywriter, she's helped create campaigns for a variety of notable clients, including the U.S. Army and Pfizer, but is most excited to be using her talents for a cause she truly cares about, sustainability and climate change. ``I wake up every day motivated to do my very best for my town. It's a privilege to say your job is protecting what you love.`

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Alex Dill

Program Manager.

Growing up in East Windsor, NJ, Alex is excited to make a difference in a community close to home. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sustainable Energy at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry with a research focus on Techno-Economic Analysis. Prior to this, she graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Environmental and Business Economics. Outside of work and research, Alex enjoys reading, cooking, and going on adventures with her two dogs.

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Becca Goldman

Operational Coordinator.

Joining Sustainable Princeton is a welcome opportunity to give back to the community. Moving here, Becca has fallen in love with this historic, university town and its beautiful preserves. She lives in Princeton with her wife, twin sons and turtle. When she isn’t working, she is usually hiking nearby or walking in town, cooking or spending time with family and friends.

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Lisa Nicolaison

Project Manager.

A fierce advocate for the protection of people and our planet, Lisa is excited to join the Sustainable Princeton team. With over 8 years of experience working in sustainability in higher education, Lisa brings a wide skill-set ranging from strategic communications to community engagement programming to running large-scale events. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys trying new recipes, travelling to new places, photography, and spending time outdoors with her husband, Matt, and cat, Francis.

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Madeline Stahl

Special Project Assistant.

A recent graduate from The College of New Jersey, Madeline has a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a specialization in global health, development, and environment. Her passion for sustainability and love for the great state of New Jersey make her position at Sustainable Princeton a dream come true.