Introducing the UL Superfund Research Center Community Advisory Board Coordinating Committee

 Patricia Bautista Cervera was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. She studied Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the National and Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She trained in Pediatrics at the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City. Completed a Masters on Public Health in Health Promotion at the University of Louisville in May 2018. Currently working with the Compassionate Schools Project as a project assessor, and with La Casita Center as community liaison.





 Lori Clark, MSM, MSCM is the Project Coordinator at the Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute of the University of Louisville.  Lori supports the Green Heart Louisville Project, Superfund Research Center, Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil, Diabetes and Obesity Research Center, and ATRAC.





 Torend L. Collins is an Environmental Coordinator with the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (APCD). In her position she engages the community through various mediums—sharing valuable information on how the District’s regulatory and programmatic efforts help improve air quality in Louisville. She looks forward to supporting and contributing to the CAB Coordinating Committee.





Jackson Dillon is the Founder and CEO of Dillon LLC, a landscaping company in Newburg dedicating to putting land into productive use.


 Arnita Gadson is the Executive Director of the West Jefferson Community Task Force and the Environmental Justice Director for the Louisville NAACP. Arnita has a Masters in Management and Human Resources from Webster University, Louisville, Kentucky and a B.S. in Education from Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Ky. She is President and CEO of Gadson Enterprises and Gadson Community Projects Management, Inc. Arnita served as the Executive Director of the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission and Director of Environmental Justice at the University of Louisville




 Allison Smith, Ph.D., is the Brownfields Program Manager and Community Engagement Strategist for Louisville Metro Government in the Office of Advanced Planning and Sustainability. Her work focuses on issues of environmental justice, public participation, and sustainability. Dr. Smith is also an adjunct professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Biology.





 Nancy Tierney has over 30 years in higher education administration, focusing on facility planning and predominantly in health sciences.  Active in Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and environmental groups. Degrees in community planning and interior design. Board experience includes Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) and the Group on Institutional Planning (GIP) (part of Association of American Medical Colleges).