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SUSTAINABILITY CONTACTS

Claire Dorner Claire Dorner Director of Sustainability she/her/hers

Claire is a 2019 graduate of Indiana University who majored in Environmental Management and Law & Public Policy. Some of her background includes working for the IU Office of Sustainability, working for the Center of Excellence for Women & Technology, co-founding Transparent IU (an organization focused on donor transparency in higher education), and serving on the IU Sustainability Committee. Claire is passionate about the intersection of community and the environment, and  loves how universities become catalysts for sustainable change in their surrounding towns. Outside of work, she serves on the Putnam Parks and Pathways Board and the Greencastle Sustainability Commission.  

Catherine Fisher Catherine Fisher Campus Farm Manager and Assistant Director of Sustainability she/her/hers


Catherine is a 2021 graduate from DePauw who majored in English Writing. She was an Environmental Fellow and member of the Sustainability Leadership Program where she worked at the farm as an intern and summer Ullem Fellow. Catherine finds an incredible sense of purpose from connecting with people and her local environment and sees the farm as a location for both to happen. She loves that it's a place where anyone, regardless of their background experience, can feel the power and joy of growing their own food, giving new life to the land, watching the seasons change, or just pausing from daily business to work with their hands and enjoy the sun.