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“We are losing species; we are losing viable water systems. We are losing forest systems. We are losing grasslands. You know, every natural community has lost so much of its area, we can’t afford to lose any more.”

–Melissa Savage

Sue Sturtevant

Sue Sturtevant PR_lrSue Sturtevant, Ed.D., Secretary, received her B. A. in English from Boston College, M. A. in Psycholinguistics from the University of Massachusetts and Ed. D. in Educational Leadership/Museum Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is currently Director and CEO of the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut. The Hill-Stead Museum houses a collection of Impressionist paintings and decorative arts in a 1901 Colonial-Revival building on a 152-acre country estate. The grounds include a formal Sunken Garden, three miles of looped trails, birds and wildlife as well as a mile of unusual stone walls. Dr. Sturtevant spent sixteen years as Chief of Education for the Museum of New Mexico and later as Director of Statewide Partnerships for the NM Department of Cultural Affairs. She worked with fifteen divisions including the State Library, the Museum of New Mexico’s four museums in Santa Fe, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Museum of Natural History and Science, NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, NM Museum of Space History, Museum Resources Division, NM Arts, State Monuments, Office of Archaeological Studies and the Historic Preservation Division.