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Sandy Kurtz
Sandra L. Kurtz
3701 Skylark Trail
Chattanooga TN 37416
423. 488.5669

Sandy Kurtz has long been active in the environmental education field while dealing with environmental issues at
local, state, and Federal levels. She was one of the founders of the Tennessee Environmental Education
Association in 1974, and went on to establish the first educational programs at the Chattanooga Nature Center
and at the TVA Energy Center Museum. She has trained countless volunteers and teachers, written environmental
education curriculum for schools, and planned and facilitated numerous environmental conferences and meetings.

As an environmental education consultant Sandy Kurtz established the Chattanooga Sustainable Lifestyle
Campaign endorsed by the President's Council for Sustainable Development. During the Campaign, 45
EcoTeams were created empowering citizens to establish habits for more sustainable living in their
homes and neighborhoods. She has worked at the grassroots level as Tennessee field representative for
National Environmental Trust and Clear the Air to support Federal legislation for clean air issues
and slowing of global warming. She is co-chair of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway Alliance,
an award winning citizen's advocacy group. She sits on the board of Tennessee Environmental Council,
is a member of TVA Green Power Steering Committee, and leader of the Coalition for Responsible Progress.

In 2002 she was presented with the Tennessee Environmental Education Association
Distinguished Service Award for service to environmental education. That same year she also received the
Enviro-Hero award from Chattanooga's Environmental City Task Force.

Ms. Kurtz holds an undergraduate degree from Berea College, Berea, Kentucky, and a Masters Degree from
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Education Administration and Supervision.