As a Coastal Hazards Specialist with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, Dr. Honeycutt’s work ranges from geospatial product development to Federal hazards policy. Since joining NOAA, she has contributed her scientific expertise to tools and guidance focused on coastal flooding and sea-level rise. She is also NOAA’s senior staff lead to the Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force and the Mitigation Framework Leadership Group. Prior to joining NOAA, Dr. Honeycutt served as a Congressional Science Fellow for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (FL), where her issue portfolio included natural hazards, flood insurance reform, fisheries, and climate change. She spent the preceding seven years as an engineering consultant, leading post-hurricane coastal flood recovery mapping projects along the Gulf Coast. Dr. Honeycutt earned a B.A. in geology from Smith College, an M.S. and Ph.D. in oceanography from the University of Delaware, and is professionally registered as a Certified Floodplain Manager.