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Professional Staff

Alethea Cariddi

Sustainability Coordinator

(207) 602-2507


Alethea Cariddi is the Sustainability Coordinator at the University of New England, where she is responsible for monitoring and managing greenhouse gas emissions and the university’s Climate Action Plan, the recycling program, the move to a water bottle-less campus, sustainable transportation alternatives and many other environmental initiatives.  Alethea works closely with the Facilities Management team to improve equipment efficiencies, and implement energy savings measures with lighting retrofits and direct digital control upgrades.  She received her Building Operator Certification from Northwest... Read More



Energy Management

Ron Souza, Director, EHS

Director, Environmental Health & Safety

(207) 602-2488

Room 127

Reporting to the Vice President for Campus Operations, Ronnie is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of comprehensive environmental health and safety programs and policies for the University compliant with federal, state and local regulations. Ronnie is also the Radiation and Biological Safety Officer for UNE as well as a member of the IACUC and IBC committees.

Ronnie started his career in Environmental Health & Safety at E.I. DuPont, Medical Research & Radio-pharmaceutical Division, where he was responsible for... Read More

Jessica Tyre, EHS Specialist

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

(207) 602-2046

Facilities Management
Room 129

Jessica Tyre received a BS, Safety Studies with a minor in Management from Keene State College.  Her senior year at Keene State she did a two semeseter internship with Safety Officer of Cheshire County.  Upon graduation she worked as an Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator in the manufacturing field for the first few years of her career.  Jessica began working at the University of New England in 2012.  She has skills and expertise with knowing and enforcing OSHA, DEP, and EPA... Read More