Staff

Katie Zimmerman
Executive Director

Katie became Executive Director in April 2017 after eight years at the Coastal Conservation League, where she was the Air, Water and Public Health Program Director. Prior to the League, she was a contractor to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Coastal Services Center, where she worked on performance metrics, strategic planning and legislative tracking. Before NOAA, she led several research and outreach projects on environmental justice, community empowerment, green building and water quality in the Charleston area. Katie earned her M.S. in Environmental Studies and her B.A. in English with minors in Political Science and Environmental Studies, all from the College of Charleston. She serves on several boards and committees, including that of the Palmetto Cycling Coalition and the educational advisory board to the Lowcountry Graduate Center in Healthcare Management and Community Wellness.

Savannah Brennan
Director of Programming

Savannah joined Charleston Moves as Membership & Outreach Coordinator in September 2015. Savannah most recently served as Production Editor at The History Press in Charleston’s Upper Peninsula. At The History Press, she managed the production, conversion, sales and editing of 1,800-plus e-book titles. She ushered new print titles into publication by processing historical images for over 200 books and managed the production and archiving of over 700 reprint titles. Savannah also brings loads of nonprofit experience to Charleston Moves from her work as a co-founder, year-round volunteer organizer and hands-on board member of Girls Rock Charleston. Girls Rock Charleston empowers girls and trans* youth through music education, DIY media and creative collaboration. A Northern California native, Savannah is a College of Charleston graduate, resident of Wagener Terrace and daily bicycle commuter.

Board

Tom Bradford, Chair
Stephanie Hunt, Vice Chair
Sandra Fowler, MD, Secretary
Terry Day, MD, Treasurer
Jordan Amaker
Joe Calandra, MD
Fran Clasby
Jeff Davis, PhD
John Duckworth
Andy Gowder, Esq.

Ben Gruber
Catherine McCullough
Chris Moore, PE
Artur Pacult, MD
Whitney Powers, AIA, LEED AP
Jerry Regenbogen, PLA, ASLA
Christopher W. Starr, PhD
Tim Walter
John Winarchick

Financials