Climate and Professional Development Committee

The Climate and Professional Development Committee is a standing committee of CNCS.

This committee is responsible for creating training opportunities for CNCS members, administering the Professional Development Grants and Tuition Scholarship programs. They organize brown-bags, seminar series, roundtables and other specialized training requested by CNCS members. They also listen to CNCS concerns regarding various climate related issues and try to find resolution or help when possible.


  • Bill Curtis
  • Mary Czynszak-Lyne
  • Laura Fisk (Chair)
  • Michele Kempfer
  • Dean Ladwig
  • Karen LaMere
  • Kate Pierre
  • Jean Touchett
  • Harry Webne-Behrman
  • Jenna White
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Meeting Schedule

Monthly meetings are held at 2550 Medical Sciences Center Building (MSC), 1300 University Avenue, every third Thursday from 8-9:30 a.m.

Past Meetings


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Annual Report

Interest Form

Are you interested in getting involved with the Climate and Professional Development Committee? Fill out an interest form today.

Training and Reimbursement opportunities

See the current list of training and reimbursement opportunities available to CNCS members here.