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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 & 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