Sign up for TCWN's E-news

Tennessee Clean
Water Network

123A S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

Office: 865.522.7007
Fax: 865.525.4988

Our Staff

Renée Victoria Hoyos

Executive Director
[email protected]

Renée Victoria Hoyos became TCWN’s Executive Director in October 2003. Renée has most recently worked with the California Resources Agency and served as Special Assistant to Secretary Nichols for Watersheds and Outreach. While there, one of her major priorities was creating a watershed management policy and program to guide the State in its long-term development strategies. In addition to working in watershed management, she was also the environmental education and environmental justice coordinator, and the Agency’s point of contact for Wild and Scenic Rivers issues. Renée’s nonprofit experience includes a work with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in San Francisco. Renée holds a Masters of Agriculture and Management degree (with concentration in nonprofit organization management) as well as a Masters of Avian Science degree, both from the University of California in Davis. Email Renée at [email protected].

Stephanie Durman Matheny

Staff Attorney
[email protected]

Stephanie joined TCWN as its first staff attorney in April 2009. She previously worked as a staff attorney for the Boston-based National Environmental Law Center, where she participated in Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and National Environmental Policy Act litigation around the country. While in law school, she interned at the Seattle offices of Earthjustice and the National Wildlife Federation and was the president of a Seattle-based forest conservation group. Prior to becoming an attorney, Stephanie was the Vice President of the Seattle-based Beacon Development Group, where she helped to create housing for low-income and homeless people throughout Washington state.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Yale University, and graduated cum laude and with distinction in the major. She earned a Juris Doctor with a concentration in environmental law from the University of Washington. She is a member of the Order of the Coif, graduated with high honors (top 5%), and served on the editorial staff of the Washington Law Review.

Dana Wright

Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs
[email protected]

Dana Wright became TCWN’s Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs in January 2008. Dana most recently worked with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s Watershed Protection Branch (GAEPD) as a Environmental Project Administrator. While there Dana managed over $30 million in Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Mitigation Grants to implement statewide nonpoint source pollution reduction strategies and policies. She focused her attention in urban stormwater, agricultural best management practices, outreach and education, erosion and sedimentation control, and water quality policy. Dana received a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Urban Studies, as well as a Masters of Public Administration in Public Policy Evaluation and Analysis from Georgia State University.

Suzanne Curtis Campbell

Mississippi River Water Quality Collaborative Coordinator
[email protected]

Suzanne Curtis Campbell became the Collaborativeʼs Coordinator in January 2009. She previously worked as the Communications Coordinator for the Childrenʼs Nature Institute, a Los Angeles nonprofit organization promoting environmental stewardship in young children. For CNI, she recruited and managed more than 400 volunteers annually and assisted with special events, PR, and grant writing. She was also fortunate to work with the Knoxville office of the National Conference for Community and Justice, raising more than $30,000 in a first-time walk-a-thon, recruiting event participants, sponsors, and volunteers. Suzanne received a BA from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an MFA from the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa.

About Us