Nancy Metayer is an environmentalist, water advocate, humanitarian and community organizer. She is currently the Climate Justice Program Manager for The New Florida Majority and the Broward County Soil & Water Conservation District, Supervisor. As an avid believer in social justice, Nancy supports causes around equity and environmental issues plaguing marginalized communities. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences from Florida A&M University and Master of Health Science degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Having spent the past ten years working for government agencies and nonprofit organizations, both domestically and internationally, Nancy promotes programs that improve environmental conditions, water, sanitation, public health and environmental education. Nancy worked on the 2015 Continuing Promise Mission; a collaboration between NGOs based in Haiti, the Haitian Government and the United States Navy which provided public health services to Haitian citizens. She also advocated for vulnerable communities impacted by the Flint Water Crisis and Hurricane Irma in Florida. Nancy currently leads a long-term strategy initiative, Florida Disaster Preparedness Plan (FDPP), that focuses on building disaster and community resilience in vulnerable neighborhoods.
Nancy pushes for progress through activism and she is determined to encourage others to do the same.