Kurt Cavanaugh
Executive Director

Kurt relocated to Charleston from New York City for the opportunity with Charleston Moves. He most recently served as Deputy Director of the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), a park conservancy organization responsible for maintaining and enhancing North Brooklyn’s (Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick) 100-plus parks, playgrounds and green spaces. Kurt’s experience includes extensive work with the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, NYC Department of Transportation, NYC Department of City Planning, and NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. A Michigan native, Cavanaugh is a graduate of Guilford College, earned an MS in Urban Design & Park Management from the University of North Carolina and lives in the Westside neighborhood.

Savannah Brennan
Membership & Outreach Coordinator

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.


Tom Bradford, Chair
Terry Day, MD, Treasurer
Sandra Fowler, MD, Secretary
Jordan Amaker
Joe Calandra, MD
Jeff Davis, Ph.D.
John Duckworth
Andy Gowder
Ben Gruber

Stephanie Hunt
Catherine McCullough
Chris Moore, PE
Artur Pacult, MD
Whitney Powers, LEED AP
Jerry Regenbogen, ASLA
Christopher W. Starr, Ph.D.
Tim Walter
John Winarchick