Kathleen Curtis

Kathleen Curtis, LPN

Kathleen Curtis, LPN is the former Executive Director and current Senior Policy Advisor of Clean and Healthy NY (CHNY). Kathy has 30 years of experience in the environmental health movement and is a widely recognized national leader whose policy expertise is in high demand. Her leadership has guided enactment of several local, state and federal policies regulating toxic chemicals. She co-coordinates the JustGreen Partnership and the Policy and Advocacy Workgroup of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. She was Senior Development Consultant at Healthy Building Network, co-leader of the Coming Clean Collaborative’s Policy Workgroup, and Executive Director at Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, where she was an author of Building Green without Going in the Red. Previously, she was Outreach Director at Environmental Planning Lobby (now Environmental Advocates of NY) and worked as a nurse.