Christy is the Value of Water Campaign Director for the US Water Alliance, a national nonprofit organization advancing policies and programs that build a sustainable water future for all. She leads a nationwide coalition that advocates for increased, sustainable water infrastructure funding. Before joining the Alliance, Christy served as Chief of Staff for the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. As a member of the utility’s executive team, Christy focused on policy development and execution, government relations, strategic planning, and innovative funding efforts across the water, wastewater, and drainage enterprises. Prior to joining the water industry, Christy was Director of Special Projects for the Business Council of New Orleans, where she focused on government-centric public policy development and advocacy. Before shifting to policy work, Christy practiced law for ten years, in both private and public roles. Christy graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a BS in journalism and received her JD, magna cum laude, from Tulane University. Christy is active in the New Orleans community, where she has held leadership roles on several local boards, is a member of the Louisiana Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, and served as a member of Tulane Law School’s adjunct faculty. Christy lives with her husband and three sons in New Orleans, where they enjoy supporting local restaurants and bookstores.