Cynthia Duet

Deputy Director, National Audubon Society

Cynthia is the Deputy Director of Audubon Louisiana. She interacts with government agencies, Louisiana legislators and congressional staffers, and coastal landowners and stakeholders to advance coastal policy, funding, and project implementation. A former deputy director of the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities, Cynthia has nearly 20 years of Louisiana-specific experience in coastal policy development, strategic coastal planning, and environmental project management and education. She is the policy and legislative analyst for Audubon’s state office and also serves as the liaison for coastal landowners and leaders of the state’s coastal restoration and regulatory programs. Cynthia is a member of the Restore the Mississippi River Delta coalition and the Rainey Conservation Alliance, a strategic landowner advocacy group focused primarily on conserving and restoring approximately 185,000 contiguous private acres of marsh and shoreline in Vermilion Parish—parts of which are held in ownership by the National Audubon Society. She is also a participating member of the state’s Coastal Master Plan Framework Development Team and Landowner Focus Group, and various other standing committees. Cynthia is based in Baton Rouge, LA.

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