Stephanie Stuckey: Atlanta’s Chief Resilience Officer to Speak at College of Environment and Design

Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Jackson Street Building, Lecture Hall 123

The College of Environment and Design will host a public lecture by Stephanie Stuckey (J.D. '92), Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Atlanta. The lecture will take place in lecture hall 123 of the Jackson Street Building at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13th.  The topic will be urban resilience in the twenty-first century.

Ms. Stuckey received both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia.  A cum laude graduate from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1992, she served as a public defender and then went into private practice before being elected to the Georgia General Assembly in 1999.  Stephanie served as a State Representative from the Decatur area for 14 years, during which time she was a member of the Judiciary and Natural Resources Committees.  She then went on to serve as Executive Director of GreenLaw, an Atlanta-based public interest law firm dedicated to giving Georgia's environment its day in court.  In May 2015, she was appointed by Mayor Kasim Reed to be Director of Sustainability for the City of Atlanta. In November 2016, Stephanie was named the Chief Resilience Officer for Atlanta, working in conjunction with the Rockefeller Foundation’s “100 Resilient Cities.”

This lecture is made possible by the Vincent Ferguson fund at the College of Environment and Design

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Jennifer Messer
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