Co-chair of the President’s Commission on Sustainability, Miyamoto has led Colorado State University to three consecutive Platinum ratings from the global STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System). CSU was the first institution of higher education to earn a Platinum rating and currently the only institution to earn three.
Now director of communications and sustainability for the Division of Student Affairs, Miyamoto also advises the EcoLeaders student sustainability program and instructs two courses for the program endorsed by the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. EcoLeaders introduces students from traditionally underrepresented background to sustainability and provides them the tools to make a difference and develop leadership skills.
Miyamoto holds a B.S. in journalism from the University of Wyoming with a certificate in women’s studies and an M.S. in technical communications with an emphasis in public relations and a graduate certificate in women’s studies from Colorado State University.