ERI Staff

Eva Allen

Assistant Director

Allen oversees administration and operations for ERI, working closely with the Office of the Vice President for Research at Indiana University and her fellow members of the ERI leadership. | 812-855-8845

Jessica Colaluca

Resource Development Assistant

Colaluca generates resources for counties and municipalities, and supports the development and maintenance of the Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit. | 812-855-8934 

Leann Sears

Finance Manager

Sears manages the financial operations of the Institute, offering reporting, analysis and budgetary guidance to ERI leadership for decision support. Sears is also the point of contact for researchers needing assistance with ERI-related external funding proposal preparation and submissions. | 812-855-5386

Andrea Webster

Implementation Manager

A former public servant in Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Sustainability, Webster works with ERI faculty and staff to manage projects and facilitate engagement with community partners. | 812-856-1730 | @andreamwebster

Vanessa Worthy

Administrative and Project Coordinator

Worthy oversees the coordination of business operations at ERI 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. | 812-855-8539