Kathy Curtis | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Kathy Curtis

At-Large Representative

Kathy Curtis has been an active member of the Big Sandy Chapter since 2006. She’s served on KFTC's Economic Justice Committee, and participated in the KFTC Organizing Academy and the Just Transition Cohort. Last year Kathy served as Steering Committee Alternate, participated in Organizational Change Initiative, and continues to serve on KFTC’s Executive Leadership Transition Team. Kathy also has extensive experience in other community efforts. She was actively involved in Grow Appalachia, Community Farm Alliance, co-founded Appalachian Roots, and has hosted a radio show on WMMT telling the story of food and farming in the mountains. And Kathy was recently elected prioress of an ecumenical monastic community of women in the Benedictine tradition, the first non-Catholic in that community to hold that position. Kathy identifies as “a white (Scotch/Irish), CIS female, raised in Florida in the 50s and 60s, living in eastern Kentucky on Shawnee and eastern band Cherokee land. I am third generation low-wage earner and second-generation single parent.”