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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, advocacy for 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... Read More

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

Jessica Tyre

BS, Safety Studies

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Claims Management Specialist

(207) 602-2046


Jessica Tyre graduated from Keene State College in 2003 with a BS, Safety Studies and a Minor in Business Management.  She held an internship her senior year with the Safety Officer of Cheshire County where she assisted in running safety and health programs at the county courthouse, county jail, a nursing home facility, and an office building.  After college, Jessica began her career in the manufacturing industry taking the job of Safety Coordinator at precious metals manufacturing facility in Attleboro,... Read More