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Sara Maples
Manager, Research Support and College Sustainability
Contact
319-335-3726
Office
C202 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
MS, University of Michigan, 2011
BS, University of Kansas, 2006
Awards 
Tippie Exceptional Performance Award, 2016
Current and prior positions 
Research Support and Sustainability Manager, Tippie College of Business, Iowa City, IA, June 2015 - Present
Behavioral Research Support Manager, Tippie College of Business, Iowa City, IA, December 2012 - June 2015
Project Manager, The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, Iowa city, IA, April 2014 - May 2015
Consultant, The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, Iowa City, IA, September 2012 - January 2013
Program Coordinator, Great Lakes Observing System, Ann Arbor, MI, April 2011 - August 2012
Program Associate, Climate Ready Great Lakes, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Ann Arbor, MI, December 2009 - May 2011
Development Assistant, The University of Kansas Lied Center, Lawrence, KS, July 2008 - July 2009
Account Executive, MB Piland Advertising & Marketing, Topeka, KS, July 2006 - July 2008
Presentations 

The University of Iowa Biomass Energy Sustainability Index. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Minneapolis, MN, October 2015

Lake Michigan Modeling & Forecasting Working Group. International Association for Great Lakes Research, Duluth, MN, 2011

Committees and professional service 
Undergraduate Net Impact Advisor, 2016 - Current
Tippie College of Business Sustainability Committee, 2015 - Current
Regional Sustainable Business Alliance, 2015 - Current
Tippie College of Business Research Committee, 2014 - Current
Johnson County Food Policy Council, 2014 - 2016
University of Iowa Sustainability Charter Committee, 2013 - 2016
Tippie College of Business Research Task Force, 2013 - 2014
Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Summit, Water Quality Panelist, Windsor, ON, 2011
State of Lake Michigan Conference, Chair GIS/Modeling Session, Michigan City, IN, 2011
Licensures and certifications 
GRI Certified, Global Reporting Initiative, April 2016