Trevor Ledbetter (He/Him/His)
Trevor is the Director of the Office of Sustainability and provides strategic leadership for, and direction of, the University's sustainability goals and initiatives. He believes the Office should advance the use of campus as a living laboratory and model for experiential education, equipping students to meet global challenges, while also working closely with campus operational units to drive forward the institutionalization of sustainability across the University of Arizona.
Trevor currently serves as a member of Mayor Regina Romero's Climate Action Advisory Council, which supports the development and implementation of a 10-year Climate Action & Adaptation Plan for the City of Tucson, and is also a voting member of the Environmental Services Advisory Committee for the City of Tucson.
Trevor joined the University as an employee in October 2017 as a Sustainability Program Manager within the Office of Business Affairs, where he developed student engagement initiatives across the Division. He also built numerous productive relationships within divisions across the University and worked closely with the Office of Sustainability on various initiatives. Trevor joined the Office of Sustainability as its Director in July 2018.
Trevor holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management (2021) as well as a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (2017) and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (2017), also from the University of Arizona.
During his undergraduate career, Trevor was very active in lab- and field-based research, particularly mutualisms, with a focus on bumblebees and pollination behaviors, as well as organismal resource allocation within Manduca sexta, the tobacco hornworm/hawk moth. He was also active in the Associated Students of the University of Arizona's Students for Sustainability and Housing & Residential Life's Desk Operations.