Full Name
Cynthia McCoy
Job Title
Federal Engagement Director
Urban Sustainability Directors Network
Speaker Bio
Cynthia McCoy joined USDN in 2022 as the Federal Engagement Director. In this role, she provides training and technical assistance to increase USDN members’ understanding of and ability to access federal funding programs that support local sustainability. Additionally, she engages with various federal agencies and the US Congress to inform future policy and program design that advances equitable, ambitious climate and sustainability action. Cynthia has largely worked for local and federal government agencies on climate change adaptation and pre-disaster mitigation planning and projects, analyzing and mapping risk to various natural hazard events, and managing grant and technical assistance programs that increase local hazard resilience. Cynthia received a Master's in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She’s from Cincinnati, OH, and now resides in Seattle, WA.
Cynthia McCoy