Coastal Community Resilience Planning Specialist
Employed by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium since 2023.
About Sophia Truempi
Sophia serves as the Consortium lead on the development and implementation of the S.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Collaborative Program, a resilience planning initiative spanning several communities in the Salkehatchie River Basin of S.C. Located in Beaufort, S.C., she works with communities to identify vulnerabilities to climate hazards and develop community-identified pathways to adaptation. Sophia also helps coordinate flood risk reduction adaptations for waterways that cross county and municipal boundaries to minimize negative impacts on downstream communities.
Sophia earned a B.A. in environmental ethics and policy from the University of Portland. Prior to joining the Consortium, Sophia worked as an environmental consultant for VOX Global and as a marine science researcher for the International Coastal Atlas Network.