Donna Boyce Bio

Donna Boyce is a subject matter expert on disaster recovery/resiliency and public benefit initiatives.

With experience gained in government, NGO/non-profit and private-sector, Boyce is an SME on public benefit programs assisting low-moderate income populations, compliance and coordinating funding to optimize outcomes. Boyce successfully developed policies, then created, implemented and managed federally and privately-funded programs supporting disaster recovery, resilience planning, community, economic and affordable housing development. She has participated in resilience initiatives and worked directly on Long Island, NY’s Sandy housing recovery.

As a NIST Community Resilience Fellow, Boyce provides expertise on vulnerable and underserved population program administration as well as practical, community-level insights on state and local government, funding and resilience challenges/opportunities.
Boyce serves on the ABA Standing Committee on Disaster Response & Preparedness and the State & Local Government’s Resilience Task Force, working with ABA members on resilience, developing strategic implementation resources and growing cross-sector professional collaborations.

Boyce earned a BA in History and Political Science from State University of New York-Albany and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.