Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. is proud to announce that Cori Williams has been promoted to the position of Director of the TPA Southern California Office.
Cori will lead a team that manages a portfolio of over 25 clients, including cities, counties, water districts, sanitation districts, other special districts, and non-profit organizations.
Since joining TPA in 2011, Cori has developed policy expertise for a variety of local, state, and federal governments issues, including water infrastructure, sanitation, transportation, sustainable communities, parks and recreation, public safety, energy, local governance, and the environment. Cori has also been responsible for securing millions in competitive grant funds for TPA local public agency clients.
Prior to joining TPA, Cori served as a policy advisor for Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach (now a member of the California State Senate). Cori was responsible for researching, analyzing, and advising on all policy issues related to Orange County Public Works, including the implications of state and federal legislation.
Cori graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Government from Claremont McKenna College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Chapman University. Cori is a member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County branch of California Women’s Leadership Association, the Board of Directors of the Orange County Public Affairs Association, and the Conference Planning Committee of the Urban Water Institute, Inc.
Congratulations TPA Director Cori Williams!