Dallase is an energetic and talented facilitator with more than ten years of experience. Dallase’s start with the organization was focused around designing and implementing behavior change and communication programs, working with students, faculty, and staff. Her role has grown into providing strategic support for organizational change.
Working with leaders in the field to tackle some of the greatest challenges in transitioning an institution to one that is more just, sustainable, and resilient, she has supported thought leaders at Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia, Princeton, the Association for Advancement in Higher Education (AASHE), Swarthmore, and the Ivy+ Sustainability Consortium, among others. Dallase also has first-hand experience of running a sustainability program at a college. She served as the Director of the Office of Sustainability at Babson College, she launched the office and related programs in 2010 and over eight years supported the growth of the program through strategic collaboration across campus. Prior to joining GreenerU, Dallase developed and taught an undergraduate course designed to foster effective environmental activism at Tufts University. She is trained in group facilitation by UNIFEM (Peace Corps 2006) and Community at Work, and has a diverse background in psychology and urban/environmental planning. Dallase earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Chico, and a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University.
During Dallase’s two years teaching watershed management programming in the Peace Corps in St. Lucia, she taught life skills through running as a coach for the village of Dennery’s athletic program (Dennery Kouwi!). She was known as The Lorax.