Meet Our Team

Joshua Chamberland

Joshua Chamberland, MPA
Waste Minimization Coordinator

Tel: 608.342.3978
E-mail: chamberlandj@uwplatt.edu
Office: 417 Glenview Commons

Joshua joined the Office of Sustainability in October 2017 & brings over five years of experience coordinating institutional sustainability to our program. Joshua graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.A. in Environmental Policy & a Master of Public Administration and served as Assistant Sustainability Coordinator during his studies. As Waste Minimization Coordinator at UW-Platteville, he is responsible for managing the Pioneer Restore, Electronic Waste Recycling, Universal Waste Disposal, and Minimizing Campus Landfill Waste. He loves working with the public to find creative solutions to problems facing our world & is happy to help you dispose of your waste in a sustainable way!

 

Brooke Frederickson

Brooke Frederickson
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Brooke is a REC (Reclamation, Environment, and Conservation) major with an emphasis in Biology. She is the Treasurer of the Reclamation Club! Brooke believes that reusing and reducing waste are essential parts of sustainability. She thinks these practices will help to restore the Earth and give back to what is given to us. When Brooke is not at work or in school, she makes time to get outdoors and volunteer. She actively volunteers for the UW-Platteville Sustainability Department, specifically in the edible garden and in the native seed beds on campus! Her hobbies include hiking, backpacking, camping, and fishing. Being in the Driftless Area had ignited Brooke’s passion for restoration. She hopes to have a full-time career doing so.

 

Greta Zahn

Greta Zahn
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Greta is a Forensic Investigation major. Her dream job is working as a forensic psychologist. Some of her professional accomplishments include being a part of the women’s volleyball team for 3 seasons! Waste reduction is important to Greta because she wants to help the planet as much as possible. In her free time, Greta plays volleyball, goes hiking, and creates art.

 

Mitchell McCreedy
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction


Mitchell is a Mechanical Engineering major. His dream job would be working at Tesla or Milwaukee Tool as a test engineer. Mitchell believes waste reduction is important to emphasize that things can be recycled or reused. Outside of work, he can be found playing the guitar, lacrosse, exploring state parks, and hiking.

 

Brandon Miller
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Brandon is currently majoring in Data Science and one day hopes to work for NASA. He made the Dean’s List his first semester at Platteville! Growing up, Brandon used to see litter lining the river where he went to school. He would like to see people stop dumping waste into rivers and oceans and an overall reduction of waste. In his free time, Brandon volunteers at his old high school. He enjoys playing football and volleyball, as well as collecting cards. 

 

 

Nicholas Natrop
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Nicholas is an Engineering Physics major. His ideal job would be working in robotics and automation. Nicholas is on the Formula SAE team on campus and helps with the controls and data acquisition. He believes that reducing, reusing, and recycling is important to preserve the things we love. Outside of work, Nicholas enjoys tinkering and building/designing.

 

Noah Shore
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Double majoring in Agricultural Business and Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Noah hopes to work in renewable resources relating to agriculture. He is the leader of the Sustainability Committee for Morrow Hall! Noah believes there is a lot of areas in agriculture where waste management could be improved. His hobbies include music, sports, cooking, hiking, and biking.

 

Alicia Rhodes
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Alicia is an Environmental Science and Conservation major with an emphasis in Natural and Physical Science. Her dream job is to work as a Research Ecologist. She believes that society’s standard of “garbage” needs to change and that rescuing things from the landfill is crucial for initiating a transformation. In her free time, Alicia enjoys hiking, biking, camping, cooking and gardening.

 

Cheyenne Wilson
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Cheyenne is a REC major and hopes to someday become a NPS (National Park Service) Park Ranger. She is the president of the Swing Dance Club on campus and is a member of the Rugby Club. Cheyenne thinks waste reduction is important because she is going to be on this Earth for a long time. The Earth needs be taken care of and carbon-footprint-reduction is a big first step. Cheyenne’s hobbies include snowboarding, rugby, and swing dance. Her passions include environmental restoration, the Zero Waste movement, and saving the bees.

 

Gilberto Castaneda – Bobadilla
Sustainability Assistant - Waste Reduction

 

Gilberto is a Civil Engineer major. He is the president of AGC (Agriculture Club). Gilberto believes that waste reduction is vital because it is good for the Earth. In his free time, he likes to go outside and relax!