Vote 2020: what’s next

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Nancy Metayer

Nancy Metayer has called Coral Springs her home for over 20 years. As a graduate of Coral Springs Charter School and a recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, she is truly a product of Coral Springs. Nancy earned her Bachelor of Science from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and her Masters from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She currently serves on the Broward County Commission on the Status of Women City of Coral Springs Neighborhood Environmental Committee and Customer Involved Government Committee. She is a passionate, skilled and qualified leader for the future.

Nancy Metayer 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.

Thameka Thompson

Concerned citizen. Political Participant. Thameka is a spiritual practitioner and writer with experience in both volunteer and paid political campaign capacities. As a writer and spiritual guide, she considers politics to be one of the societal legs that intersects with her work to help guide people and to help them heal not only themselves but also society.

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