Ms. Bonnaffons joined CSRS in 2016 as a Senior Project Manager and has quickly put to use her 20 years of subject matter expert experience with government and private sector entities in designing and managing environmental, economic development, and disaster recovery programs both in the U.S. and internationally. In coordination with multiple stakeholders, she has provided technical expertise in determining funding strategies for recovery and resiliency of housing, infrastructure, and business.
Ms. Bonnaffons’ specialized expertise is in Grants Management, Program Management, and Public Outreach. She is revered as a Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) subject matter expert in which capacity she served the New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery project for implementation of programs funded by CDBG-DR funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
In her capacity as Sr. Project Manager at CSRS, she uses her expertise in disaster management on major projects including the City of Central’s Program Management/Grants Management 2016 Flood Disaster Recovery project and the BREC Disaster Recovery Management project. Her primary focus on critical recovery projects is to ensure all scope of services tasks are completed in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, and applicable state and federal agency regulations. She provides invaluable program management practices to ensure successful completion of all tasks on time and on budget, while securing maximum available funding and minimizing risk of de-obligation of funds.