Bridget Bailey is Tangipahoa Parish Government's Community Development Director. She has over 10 years of training in Strategic Planning, specifically related to public health and safety prevention. She is a National Certified Floodplain Manager and a member of the National Association of State Floodplain Managers for Louisiana. As director, she has helped facilitate partnerships opportunities with LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, LSU Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers-Silver Jackets, and local drainage districts to improve drainage standards for her community. She is also a member of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative – Regional 7 Steering Committee.