Board of Directors


CURC is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. Members are appointed for 3-year terms and may serve two concurrent terms.  The Board meets monthly via conference calls and typically meets once per year in-person for an Annual Meeting.

For general inquiries or to volunteer for CURC, email

Current Board of Directors

Larry Cook Jr. (Chair)
Recycling Coordinator
The University of South Carolina
Term: 2015-2018

Kris Jolley (Vice Chair)
Interim Director, Surplus Store & Recycling
Michigan State University
Term: 2016-2019

Jennifer Maxwell (Secretary) 
University Sustainability Program Specialist
Appalachian State University
Term: 2016-2019

Dave VanDeventer (Treasurer)
Recycling Manager
Clemson University
Term: 2015-2018

Arthur Atkinson 
Manager, Electronics Recycling
University of San Diego
Term: 2017-2020

Jessica Davis
Director, Office of Sustainability
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Term: 2017-2020

Douglas Goodstein
Associate Director for Student Engagement
Pennsylvania State University
Term: 2017-2020

Jenna Jambeck, PhD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
University of Georgia
Term: 2015-2018

Ryan McCaughey
Manager, Grounds & Equipment
Penn State University
Term: 2015-2018

Tyler Orton
Zero Waste Manager
American University
Term: 2017-2020