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Kurt Gaertner is the Director of Land Policy and Planning for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA).   In that capacity he is responsible for land use and land conservation policies and programs, seeking to promote sustainable development and reduce land, energy, and natural resource consumption.   Kurt also serves as the Secretary’s designee on the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board, and represents the agency on the Governor’s Trails Team.  He is also an adjunct faculty member at Boston University in their City Planning and Urban Affairs Program, where he has taught since 2009. 

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