City names Ferrini as first chief resilience officer
5 Dec 2014
Source: El Paso Inc
The city of El Paso has named Nicole Ferrini as its first chief resilience officer to help the community become more resilient to social and economic stresses. She will be responsible for driving the development and implementation of a resilience strategy for the city and work with 100 Resilient Cities through an assigned relationship manager to coordinate services and technical support. The organization is dedicated to helping cities become more resilient to physical, social and economic challenges. Ferrini earned a degree in interior design and architecture from Texas Tech University. She is a founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council Chihuahuan Desert Chapter and a founding board member of Eco El Paso, and a member of the Congress for New Urbanism. Ferrini worked on the city’s first LEED Certified building and the region’s first LEED Platinum Certified building, constructed for a local non-profit.