Nancy Metayer, a long-time resident of Coral Springs serves as the city’s first Black and Haitian-American women commissioners. She is an Environmental Scientist and former member of the Broward County Soil and Water Conservation District with a decade of public service experience, leading on issues ranging from environmental advocacy to disaster relief. Nancy has a record for championing community resilience and building pipelines for access and equity. Nancy is a graduate of Florida A&M University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree and Johns Hopkins University where she received her Master of Health Science degree.
Nancy has undertaken work across multiple government agencies and nonprofit organizations - both domestically and internationally. She has brought long-term strategy expertise to programs seeking to improve environmental conditions, water, sanitation and public health across vulnerable communities. She has been a staunch advocate for those impacted by water crises’ nationwide and worked extensively in response to devastating natural disasters such as Hurricane Irma (2017), Hurricane Michael (2018) and Hurricane Dorian (2019). Most recently, Nancy led a long-term strategy initiative, the Florida Disaster Preparedness Plan (FDPP), which focuses on building disaster and community resilience in vulnerable neighborhoods across the state of Florida.