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UAH celebrates Tree Campus USA® recognition
UAH celebrates Tree Campus USA® recognition

UAH celebrated receiving Tree Campus USA® recognition today with a short ceremony that included James Bolte, President of Toyota Manufacturing, Alabama, Inc.; Jen Svendsen, Tree Campus USA Project Manager for the Arbor Day Foundation; Denise Taylor, Coordinator of Huntsville's Operation Green Team; and Clifford Hawkins, Coordinator of the state's Urban & Community Forestry Program, who presented a recognition plaque to UAH President Dr. Robert Altenkirch. The event was a component of the Tree Campus USA program, which is funded by Toyota and administered by the non-profit Arbor Day Foundation.

In his remarks to the audience, Dr. Altenkirch noted the university's ongoing commitment to sustainability through a variety of initiatives. "UAH has a rich tree canopy that we work to enhance annually," he said. "The effort is part of our overall efforts in sustainability from LEED certification to developing pedestrian-friendly pathways such as the greenway to the campus bike-sharing program. Many of these efforts are coordinated through Chargers for Sustainability, a network of organizations and individuals at UAH focused on bettering campus sustainability."



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Research Scientist

Phone: 256-824-2957

Brian Tucker is a Research Scientist in the Office for Enterprise Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Mr. Tucker has over 17 years of engineering and management experience in various industries including aerospace/defense, automotive, metals, appliances and forest products. His work experience includes roles as Supply Chain Operations Lead, Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Engineer, Lean Trainer/Facilitator, Production Manager, Engineering Services Manager, Manufacturing Engineer and Quality Engineer

Brian has trained and assisted numerous personnel at all levels of various organizations in continuous improvement and enterprise value stream mapping. More recent experience includes providing enterprise supply chain management support and solutions for Department of Defense and NASA as well as productivity improvements by applying lean concepts to business processes within the Department of Energy.

Mr. Tucker has a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering and Systems Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Additionally, he is a SCOR Certified Professional, an ISO 9000 Auditor and has direct experience with the DuPont STOP safety program, ISO 14001, TS16949 and specific Six Sigma and lean concepts, such as enterprise value stream mapping, 5S, SMED, TPM and Lean Office.