Hillary and Tina interview Nancy Metayer, Coral Springs, Florida’s first Black and Haitian American woman to serve as Commissioner in Coral Springs. Metayer built a notable public service career providing steadfast leadership on issues ranging from environmental advocacy to disaster relief. Prior to joining the Coral Springs City Commission, she led a long-term strategic initiative: the Florida Disaster Preparedness Plan (FDPP).
Metayer is an Environmental Scientist and former member of the Broward County Soil and Water Conservation District. She has undertaken work across multiple government agencies and nonprofit organizations where she brought long-term strategic expertise to programs seeking to improve environmental conditions, water, sanitation, and public health. 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, Hurricane Michael, and Hurricane Dorian.
Nancy Metayer, Coral Springs Commissioner