Mike Carey

Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator
Orange Coast College

Mike Carey began his career at Orange Coast College in 1985 as a Student Assistant with the campus Recycling Program and became the Recycling Coordinator in 1987. He has also obtained a LEED AP Credential. As a former California Resource Recovery Association board member, Mike has been at the forefront of environmental issues for several decades.

Mike transitioned into OCC’s first Sustainability Coordinator and became instrumental in getting Campus leadership to embrace The Talloires Declaration and the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment. Mike is also an Architecture instructor teaching Sustainability, Environmental Design and Resource Management.