Kim Schnitzius is currently a graduate school student studying non-profit management. She is certified in the state of Florida as an exceptional student education teacher and has previously worked both as a teacher and exceptional student education specialist. As an active volunteer, Kim has been involved with Girl Scouts for almost 25 years. She’s also served in the schools as president of a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting music education, PTSA treasurer, and remains a member of the school advisory council (SAC) at the local high school. She is an appointed member of Broward County’s Consumer Protection Board. Kim is the founder and president of the Weston Community Garden Society which has the goals of growing produce to give to local food banks, providing a healthful form of activity for volunteers, and student education. Kim is a trained member of the local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) which supports first responders and advocates for emergency preparedness. She is a lifelong learner and enjoys taking classes at the local community college, workshops, training classes, and online courses in order to renew her teaching certification, for volunteer training, and for personal enrichment. In addition to her professional educator’s certification, she keeps her first aid and CPR certification current, she’s certified as a group fitness and Zumba instructor, and in the past she has been certified to teach archery and camping to Girl Scouts. As the daughter of a nurse who taught CPR classes, she has been certified in CPR since the age of 15. Kim has been married to her husband, Kevin Schnitzius, for almost 32 years and they have three adult children.