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CCC Board of Governors Energy and Sustainability Awards

The Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Energy Resource and Sustainability Partnership (ERSP), annually receives nominations on behalf of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for the annual Energy and Sustainability Awards Program. This award program recognizes community college sustainability leaders as well as local energy efficiency and sustainability efforts that align with the Board of Governors Climate Action and Sustainability Framework.

2018 Awards

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Dr. William T. Scroggins (Mt. San Antonio College)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Sustainability Champion - Marlene Dunn (Long Beach Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Proposition 39 Projects 

  • Projects Best Overall District—(Large) - Coast Community College District

  • Best Overall District—(Medium) - Peralta Community College District

  • Best Overall District—(Small) - Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District

  • Retrofit Project Winner - Orange Coast College

  • Commissioning Project Winner - Butte College

  • Renewable Energy Winner - Butte College

2019 Awards

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Orange Coast College  

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Proposition 39 Projects 

  • Projects Best Overall District—(Large) - North Orange Community College District

  • Best Overall District—(Medium) - Chaffey Community College District

  • Best Overall District—(Small) - Victor Valley Community College District

  • Retrofit Project Winner - Saddleback College 

  • Commissioning Project Winner - De Anza Community College

  • Self-Generation Project Winner - San Bernardino Community College District

2020 Awards

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Los Angeles Community College District

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Sustainability Champion - Peter Hardash (Rancho Santiago Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Innovative Projects

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Large District -  Contra Costa Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Medium District - Citrus Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Small District - Hartnell College

2021 Awards

  • Currently Unavailable

2022 Awards

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Santa Rosa Junior College

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Sustainability Champion - Terrance Degray (San Jose-Evergreen CCD)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Innovative Projects

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Large District - Contra Costa Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Medium District - Citrus Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Small District - Merced Community College District 

2023 Awards

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Dr. Tonya Huff (Riverside Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Sustainability Champion - Hussain Agah (Riverside Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Climate Action Leadership - Dr. Rueben Smith (Los Angeles Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Innovative Projects

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Large District - The Riverside Community College District and  Mt. San Antonio Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Medium District - MiraCosta Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Small District - Solano Community College District

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Faculty/Student Initiatives - Dr. Tonya Huff (Riverside Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Sustainability Champion - Hussain Agah (Riverside Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Climate Action Leadership - Dr. Rueben Smith (Los Angeles Community College District)

  • Excellence in Energy and Sustainability – Innovative Projects

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Large District - The Riverside Community College District and  Mt. San Antonio Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Medium District - MiraCosta Community College District

  • Best Overall Innovative Project – Small District - Solano Community College District

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