The Executive Committee

Cameron Kritikos

Conference Chair

Cameron Kritikos is a second-year Masters of Divinity and Masters of Environmental Management candidate at Yale University in New Haven, CT. Cameron aspires to implement bold walkability, public transit, clean energy, and green infrastructure solutions to restore ecological health, disrupt economic inequality, and promote equitable health outcomes. Prior to Yale University, Cameron served as the Mobilizing and Advocacy Fellow at the Christian Reformed Church’s Office of Social Justice where he connected communities of faith in the U.S. and Canada to sustainable technologies, elected officials, worship resources, and educational opportunities to address climate change. He received his Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies from Calvin University in 2017, and concurrently studied at Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Meghana Kharod

Treasurer and Grants Coordinator

Meghana Kharod is a first-year Master of Environmental Management (MEM) candidate at Yale School of the Environment, specializing in the ‘Business and the Environment’ track. Meghana is an Environmental Engineer and holds Bachelor’s degree from Gujarat Technological University and Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Prior to joining Yale, Meghana worked with a sustainability consultancy for three years where her focus was developing models for estimating natural capital costs of business activities. At Yale, she aims to build on her technical skills by taking courses in corporate sustainability, environmental economics, and climate studies. She is especially interested in developing skills in supply chain sustainability to help companies create a more resilient business model.

Jhena Vigrass

Logistics and Events Coordinator

Jhena Vigrass is a first-year Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment, specializing in energy and environmental policy analysis. She is interested in bringing her background in behavior change, environmental justice, and Jewish studies to policy advocacy in order to create more inclusive and durable environmental policies. Before attending YSE, Jhena worked to increase food access and oppose fossil fuel projects in the New York region, and most recently spent a year studying at Pardes, a non-denominational Yeshiva program, in Israel. She holds bachelor degrees in Viola Performance and Environmental Studies from the University of Michigan.

Caity Stuart

Logistics and Events Coordinator

Caity Stuart is a first-year MDiv student at Yale exploring how the study of environmental theology and history can help provide a needed rootedness in navigating the climate crisis. She began exploring this intersection by working for the National Park Service, getting her Masters of Science in Environmental Studies, Environmental Education at Antioch University New England, and by working in Marketing for the award-winning B Corp company Badger. A believer in the power of story and effective communication, Caity has devoted her life to inspiring non-environmentalists to engage with the climate crisis. When not studying, Caity finds spiritual renewal from hiking, baking, letterpress printing, yoga, and visiting the ocean.

Claire Barnes

Communications and Publication Coordinator

Claire Barnes is a first-year MARc candidate at Yale Divinity School, concentrating in Religion and Ecology. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Claire developed an interest in sustainability through volunteer work building community and school gardens around the city. She has several fields of interest including food and religion, climate justice, Indigenous representation in international climate forums, and gastronomic archives. Prior to attending Yale, Claire received a Masters of International Political Theory at The University of St Andrews in Scotland. There, she completed a dissertation on the integration of Derridian and Foucaldian thought into post-disciplinary, food pedagogy. She also holds a Bachelors in Religion and Philosophy with a minor in Sustainability from Emory University.

Eun Young Choi

Communications and Publication Coordinator

Eun Young Choi is a first-year Master of Arts in Religion candidate at Yale Divinity School, concentrating in Religion and Ecology. Her studies focus on airborne particulate matter (PM) pollution, ecological justice, food justice, theology of food and Christian ecological mission for the next generation. She is interested in interdisciplinary engagement of theology with scientific, socio-economic and political studies. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yonsei University School of Theology and a Master of Divinity from Boston University.