Lottie Ferguson is the Chief Resilience Officer of Flint, MI. Her experiences in the nonprofit sector, converged in this position, designed to help Flint recover from social, economic and environmental crises and to create a more resilient community. In just over three years as Chief Resilience Officer, Lottie has worked to move the Flint community from survival toward thriving by facilitating the infusion of millions in local, regional, and federal grant funds for programs centered around equity, community engagement, public health and environmental justice. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University and University of Michigan-Flint, and was on the list of top 100 local government influencers by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) in 2022. Lottie is active on several regional and local boards and collaboratives, all of which have missions that positively impact the health and well-being of children and their families.