Sandra has joined the TIPL Steering Committee, bringing with her a wealth of talents and experience. She is our TIPL anchor in Memphis.
Sandra is a member of our newest partner faith group – St. Luke Missionary Baptish Church in Memphis. She currently works as an organizer for Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in Memphis, promoting low-income energy efficiency programs and growing clean energy resources. She retired from teaching industrial chemistry for 20 years and has served on several boards and committees over the years including: Tennessee Clean Water Network, Sierra Club Tennessee- Chickasaw Chapter, the 2010 “Gather at the River Conference”, and the Cypress Creek Health Exposure Committee.
Sandra coordinated Green the Block, a 9.11 National Day of Service for “Green for All” in conjunction with her school. She was honored as one the 2009 Green Role Models and was awarded the 2011 Satterfield Award for “Volunteer of the Year” by the Memphis Public Library. She was also honored for her accomplishments as one of the fifty “2012 Women of Excellence” by the Tri-State Defender. This tireless woman is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at Walden University at Walden University, in Minnesota.