Data Management Assistant
Cook works alongside the ERI Data Manager to provide data management support for ERI researchers. Cook also aids in the integration and dissemination of ERI's multidisciplinary data through ArcGIS Online and the ERI website. She recently earned a Master of Library Science from IU with a focus on research data management in the biological and geological sciences.
Gronek supports ERI's communications and outreach initiatives by creating marketing collateral and conveying messages that further ERI’s mission. Gronek is a senior in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design seeking a BFA in Graphic Design with a certificate in Liberal Arts and Management.
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.
Media Developer and Resilience Toolkit Coordinator
Lange supports ERI's communication efforts by maintaining an informative website and publishing relevant content through social media channels. Lange also generates resources for counties and municipalities, and supports the development and maintenance of the Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit. Lange is an MPA-MSES candidate at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, with a focus on ecological conservation.
PLANNING FOR ACTION COORDINATOR
Lasher supports the Resilience Cohort program by providing technical assistance and coordination to the local governments participating in the cohort. Lasher is a senior at Indiana University majoring in environmental sustainability studies and geography.
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 coordinates and processes the Hoosier Resilience Index's vulnerability and exposure data. He also supports communities as they use the tool. Richardson is an MPA-MSES candidate at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
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 Insititute 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.
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 ERI. Worthy is also pursuing a master’s degree in environmental science and biotechnology.