Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Dylan Sandler
Dylan Sandler: “Coastal Resiliency in New York City”
March 3, 2021
Dylan Sandler serves as a Senior Planner at the New York City Department of City Planning. In this role, he manages citywide zoning changes and advises the City Planning Commission on land use policy. His areas of focus include hazard mitigation, climate adaptation, distributed energy production and battery storage, urban agriculture, industrial policy, and economic development. Following Hurricane Sandy, Sandler served as the project manager of the Resilient Industry Study, an initiative to help industrial businesses recover from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy and reduce risk during future events. He also serves as the agency’s liaison on the city’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.