Communications & Outreach Manager
Hines supports the Institute's communication and outreach initiatives by promoting awareness of the Institute's mission and activities within the university and among the public. He serves as a liaison to faculty and staff, media, and the general public.
Lange supports the Institute's communication efforts by maintaining an informative website and publishing relevant content through social media channels. Lange is an MPA-MSES candidate at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, with a focus on ecological conservation.
Peters provides data management and software engineering support for modelers and other Institute researchers who use IU's high-performance computing environment, including software installation, customization, code development and upgrading modeling systems. To help establish our Knowledge Platform, Peters will coordinate data sharing and formatting, archiving and visualization, as well as assist with down-sampling and converting data for customized uses.
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.
Webster connects Midwestern local governments with adaptation solutions and relevant research. Her core projects include managing ERIT, the Institute's webinar series and the development of the Hoosier Resilience Index.
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.