Sustainability Staff

Dennis Elliot

Executive Director of Facilities Operations

Apart from managing the University's energy, utilities, and sustainability efforts, Dennis enjoys helping students with energy information for various class and senior projects. Dennis is a Cal Poly alum (ME '93) and taught HVAC design part time in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Outside of work, Dennis is an avid golfer, drummer, motorcyclist, and loves traveling and camping.

Chad Worth

Energy and Sustainability Manager

Chad joined the Energy, Utilities and Sustainability team in 2021. Chad is a Cal Poly Alum (Industrial Engineering ’09) and while on campus was involved in many sustainability efforts, including helping to bring the Green Campus program to Cal Poly in 2007. Chad has previously worked at a small solar company, Cuesta College, Energy Solutions (a nationwide clean energy consulting firm), and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. Outside of work Chad enjoys playing the guitar and piano, working on cars, watching baseball (Go A’s), skiing, hiking and keeping up with his young daughter.

Kylee Singh

Sustainability Coordinator

Kylee is a Cal Poly graduate with her Masters in Public Policy (MPP '13). Prior to receiving her masters she studied Environmental Science at Humboldt State University (HSU), where she was actively involved in the Take Back the Tap campaign. Working with the Take Back the Tap team, Kylee began to develop her skills as a community organizer and saw her first big victory when HSU became the first public university in the nation to ban bottled water sales on campus. She has a passion for living a sustainable lifestyle and being active outdoors.

Anastasia Nicole

Zero Waste Program Coordinator

Anastasia joined the Cal Poly Sustainability team in 2018. She has a BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley and is a certified by GBCI as a TRUE Advisor, helping businesses and institutions in their quest to reduce wasteful practices. Before the move to SLO, Anastasia worked as a Zero Waste consultant in the Bay Area for over 14 years. She also served with Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) to promote the One Planet Living Principles, co-taught Pachamama Alliance’s “Introduction to Drawdown,” and co-founded the October Zero Waste Challenge. She is a passionate gardener, gleaner, Master Composter, and soil builder.