Cains supports the development of the Hoosier Resilience Index by researching existing tools, collecting relevant literature and data and more. Cains is also a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Science at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, with a focus on integrating resilience into the risk analysis framework.
Resource Development Assistant
Colaluca generates resources for counties and municipalities, and supports the development and maintenance of the Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit.
Day supports the Institute's communication efforts by maintaining an informative website and publishing relevant content through social media channels. Day has several years' experience in marketing and communications for nonprofits and uses those insights to help promote resilience in the state.
Sears manages the financial operations of the Institute, offering reporting, analysis, and budgetary guidance to the leadership for decision support. Sears is also the point of contact for researchers needing assistance with Institute-related external funding proposal preparation and submissions.
A former public servant in Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Sustainability, Webster works with Institute faculty and staff to manage projects and facilitate engagement with community partners.
Administrative and Project Coordinator
Worthy oversees the coordination of business operations at the Institute and organizes meetings, events, travel and support materials. She serves as a primary point of contact for the Institute. Worthy is also pursuing a master’s degree in environmental science and biotechnology.