Lamp Installation Taskforce

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Board of Directors Bill #4.11

108th Session

February 12, 2009

Submitted By: Luke W. O'Bannan, Director of Operations

AN ACT TO: Create the Lamp Installation Taskforce

WHEREAS the University of Washington and City of Seattle are partnering to combat climate change and global warming by replacing all incandescent light bulbs on campus with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL); and

WHEREAS CFLs are much more energy efficient and longer lasting than incandescent bulbs, making them both environmentally and financially responsible; and

WHEREAS about 4,000 will be installed, saving approximately 2.1 million kWh over their lifetimes; and

WHEREAS this is a student driven project led by Chris Bruno; and

WHEREAS this project has been conducted with the help from multiple Registered Student Organizations; and

WHEREAS President Emmert has pledged to fully support the project; and

WHEREAS Seattle City Light is donating the CFLs; and

WHEREAS initial shipments of CFLs are on their way and student volunteers will soon begin installation;

THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THAT: The Lamp Installation Taskforce be created with the following membership:

  • A Board member, who shall serve as co-Chair; and
  • A Student volunteer, who shall serve as co-Chair; and
  • The Associated Students of the University of Washington President or proxy;
  • Two Representatives from the ASUW Student Senate; and
  • Open members as assigned by the Chair; and

THAT: The Lamp Installation Taskforce (LIT) be charged with the task of replacing every incandescent bulb on the University of Washington Campus with CFLs.

THAT: The ASUW Board of Directors support the LIT through recruitment of volunteers; and

THAT: The ASUW Board of Directors appoint Chris Bruno as the LIT co-Chair; and

THAT: The LIT be active and operational immediately upon approval of this bill.

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