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Ann Erhardt, MM, ISSP-CSP

Title/s:  Instructor

Specialty Area: Sustainability and Climate Planning, Sustainability Assessments, Environmental Justice, Organizational Development

Office #:  Remote

Phone: (616) 889-5977


CV Link: ErhardtResume


Ann Erhardt has over fifteen years of experience in sustainability and climate change consulting including her most recent role as Senior Consultant for Energy & Environment at Public Sector Consultants.

After serving four years as Director of Campus Sustainability at Michigan State University, her focus changed to a more strategic role that concentrated on core business integration of sustainability into all infrastructure systems, making her the Chief Sustainability Officer for campus facilities and Director of Strategic Initiatives for the University.

Formerly the Director of Energy Programs for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, Erhardt received her sustainable business/environmental science degree and masters of management and organizational leadership from Aquinas College. She also achieved an advanced study certificate in design and innovation from Ferris State University. Ann‘s extensive experience in the sustainability field and her contagious passion for sustainability make her an invaluable resource and natural leader.


  • Executive Education for Organizational Leadership--Harvard University
  • Master of Management (MM) – Organizational Development & Leadership--Aquinas College
  • Bachelor of Science - Sustainable Business & Environmental Science--Aquinas College
  • Advanced Study Certificate - Design Process & Innovation Management--Ferris State University
  • Bachelor of Science - Business Administration & Communications--Aquinas College