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.
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.
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.
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 junior 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.
Webster connects Midwestern local governments with adaptation solutions and relevant research. Her core projects include managing ERIT and the Resilience Cohort, ERI's webinar series, and the development of the Hoosier Resilience Index.
Extreme Heat Analyst
Wood supports the Beat the Heat program by analyzing heat-related data and developing educational resources for local government officials and the public. They are a senior at Indiana University pursuing a major in Environmental Management and a minor in International Studies.