Resilience Toolkit Coordinator
Christophe supports the development and maintenance of the Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit and generates resources for counties and municipalities. Christophe is a senior at Indiana University majoring in environmental management, with minors in economics and political science.
Resilience Cohort Coordinator
Chybowski supports the ERI Resilience Cohort, providing guidance on climate mitigation and adaptation solutions to local governments. He coordinates with partner organizations to ensure that local government officials have the resources they need for successful project implementation.
Flaherty connects Midwestern local governments with climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions. His core projects include managing ERIT, the Resilience Cohort, ERI's webinar series,the Hoosier Resilience Index, and the Beat the Heat program.
Henkel is the point person for establishing and maintaining relationships with corporations, foundations, and private individuals whose philanthropic interests align with ERI's mission.
Communications & Outreach Manager
Hines supports ERI's communication and outreach initiatives by promoting awareness of ERI'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.
Staff Writer & Graphic Designer
Paxton creates graphics and other communication products for ERI. She holds a bachelor of arts in journalism from IU and is pursuing a graduate degree in secondary education through IU's School of Education.
Peters provides data management and software engineering support for modelers and other ERI 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.
Richardson supports the Hoosier Resilience Index, helping communities in Indiana understand their vulnerabilities to and preparedness for climate change impacts. He also supports Beat the Heat, collecting and analyzing data to assess community needs related to extreme heat. Richardson is an MPA-MSES candidate at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Assistant Director for Operations
Sayili 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 ERI's leadership.
Sears manages the financial operations of ERI, offering reporting, analysis, and budgetary guidance to the leadership for decision support. Sears is also the point of contact for researchers needing assistance with ERI-related external funding proposal preparation and submissions.
Community Resilience Coordinator
Smith coordinates the Hoosier Resilience Index, helping communities in Indiana understand their vulnerabilities to and preparedness for climate change impacts. He also contributes to ERI’s communication and outreach efforts. Smith is a Master of Public Affairs candidate at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, where he studies energy and water policy as they relate to climate change.
Resilience Toolkit Coordinator
Thompson supports the development and maintenance of the Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit and generates resources for counties and municipalities. Thompson is a senior at Indiana University double majoring in environmental sustainability studies, with a concentration in sustainable energy, resources, and climate and international studies, with a concentration in global development.
Resilience Program Consultant
Webster supports ERI's work with communities and other external partners as a consultant. She formerly served as ERI's implementation manager and launched several resilience-related tools and resources during that time.