OFS Staff

Office for Sustainability Organizational Chart 

UA OFS Organizational Chart

Marty Matlock, Executive Director

Dr. Marty Matlock

Marty Matlock is Executive Director of the UA Office for Sustainability and Professor in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. in Biosystems Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1996, is a registered professional engineer, a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, and a Certified Ecosystem Designer. The focus of Dr. Matlock's research is metrics that inform practices in sustainable design.

Eric Boles, Director

Eric Boles, Director of Office for Sustainability

Eric Boles is Director of the UA Office for Sustainability and Executive Secretary of the UA Sustainability Council. He completed a M.S. degree in Biological Engineering in 2013 and specializes in science-based sustainability solutions. Eric is the co-founder of Paradigm Sustainability Solutions, which assists organizations with sustainability planning. He takes great pride in helping organizations acknowledge the importance of social, economic, and environmental sustainability.

David Hyatt, Coordinator of Academic Programs

Dr. David Hyatt, Academic Director

David Hyatt is the Coordinator of the UA Sustainability Academic Programs and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business. He received his D.M. from Case Western Reserve University in 2011. Hyatt's primary research and practical interests concern sustainability in global supply chains, and he seeks to understand when, how, and why nonprofits and businesses collaborate to solve issues of the natural environment.

Dane Eifling, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

Dane Eifling

Dane Eifling is the Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the UA Office for Sustainability as well as the City of Fayetteville.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in human geography with an emphasis in urban planning from San Francisco State University in 2003. He is a certified instructor by the American League of Bicyclists and bridges the gap between University and City communication on the walk and bike-ability of the area.

 Yvonne Gnome

 

Yvonne Ngome

Yvonne Ngome serves as the Social Media and Outreach aspect of the Office for Sustainability. She coordinates weekly newsletters and amasses all intel pertaining to volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, and sustainability promotion. Yvonne is a biology/pre-medicine major. Originally born in Kenya, she moved to the United States at the age of 6 with the hopes of one day becoming a pediatrician.

 

Linden Cheek

Linden Cheek

Linden Cheek is the Chief Editor for the UofA Office for Sustainability and a biological engineering undergraduate with a minor in sustainability. She is particularly interested in sustainable agriculture, bioenergy, and space travel. She enjoys gardening, climbing trees, picking flowers, playing rugby and pretty much every other outdoor activity. She is also an accomplished whistler. 

 Todd Hansen

Todd Hansen

Todd Hansen serves as the leading graphic designer for the Office for Sustainability. He has had a particularly large role in the 2018 UofA Sustainability Annual Report as well as bicycle infrastructure and advocacy around campus. His aims to prove his dedication to cycling by participating in the Ride the Divide race - a 2,696-mile route that crisscrosses the Continental Divide from north to south.

 Jack Scaccia

Jack Scaccia

Jack Scaccia is the primary developer of the Climate Action Plan for the campus as well as the driving force behind the sustainability RSO coalition. He is an economics and finance major from Clarksville, Arkansas. In his spare time, Jack enjoys mountain biking, and he prides himself on his ability to solve a Rubix cube.

 Fischer Jones

Fischer Jones

Fischer Jones is the Zero-Waste Coordinator for the University of Arkansas. He is currently pursuing a degree in accounting with an expected graduation date of December 2018. Fischer holds the undisputed title for the “Best cup of coffee at the OFS”.

 Kendrick Hardaway

Kendrick Hardaway

Kendrick Hardaway is a current biological engineering major with an interest in sustainable agriculture. His leading project for the Office for Sustainability is the Value-Added Product Incubator which aims to improve food security in Hawaii, although he contributes to other projects in his spare time as well. 

 Deanna Mantooth

Deanna Mantooth

Deanna Mantooth graduated from the UofA in December 2017 with a B.S. in Geology. She worked on the Watershed Management Strategy project over the summer of 2017 and is currently working on the Wahiawa Agricultural Product Incubator project to be launched this spring. Deanna was a competitive Irish dancer for 15 years and has found enough time in her busy schedule to summit Longs Peak Mt. not once but two separate occasions.

 Kristiiina Ala-Kokko

Kristiina Ala-Kokko

Kristiina Ala-Kokko is working towards her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Sustainability. She is another team member of the Value-Added Product Incubator project who hopes to give entrepreneurs the ability to develop their food products on a large scale without investing in real estate. Her interests include agricultural sustainability and food security policy.

 Daniel Marsh

Daniel Marsh

Daniel Marsh is the current animated videographer for the Office for Sustainability. His ambitious will has driven him to pursue four degrees in Political Science, Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Spanish. Not only does he excel academically, Daniel is a recipient of the Pennsylvania State Good Citizen Ship Award (an honor bestowed upon only three people a year).

 Kristiiina Ala-Kokko

Julia Nall

Julia Nall, a sophomore this year, is working towards her Bachelor of Arts in Arabic with a minor in Sustainability. She contributes to the Office for Sustainability with her expertise in graphic design and website skills. In her free time, she works on the graphic layouts for the Arkansas Traveler and participates in the Young Democrats society.