Kurtis will be the first openly LGBTQ member of the Savannah City Council
Kurtis Purtee has served 20 years in public service, 19 of those years were in law enforcement. Kurtis has volunteered throughout his community and been an activist against gun violence. Kurtis has worked diligently to help work with local resources to provide relief for homeless individuals. Kurtis is a graduate for Georgia Southern University with a Master’s Degree in Criminology. Kurtis was born in Flint, MI and has lived in Savannah for the last 15 years.