Congratulations to Erin Knight, who received the 2019 Lakehead Leaders Award in the category of Sustainability.

Erin is a member of the Engagement and Operations working groups for the Office of Sustainability, a Research Assistant for LUSU Sustainability, and is assisting with the organization of upcoming Natural Resources Student Society fundraising event through partnership with EcoSuperior (with support from LUSU SI) to promote awareness of single-use plastic by selling stainless steel straws/spork kits.

Off campus she has three years of membership with EarthCare Thunder Bay sitting as a student representative in the Water Working Group, two years as a member of the Lakehead Conservation Foundation board, and was recently appointed to the Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority Source Protection Committee.

Way to go Erin, thanks for modelling sustainability activism!