The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Sara Cox

Emergency Services Coordinator II

As Emergency Services Coordinator, Sara Cox servs as principal administrator for the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative and reviews, analyzes, and monitors UASI projects. Sara is also responsible for UASI outreach and marketing, communicating with jurisdictions, and developing UASI newsletters and annual reports. 

Sara brings four years of experience in grant writing and nonprofit fundraising to UASI and previously served as Regional Corporate Partnerships Officer for the American Red Cross. 

Sara received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in Peace and Conflice Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. While studying at Cal she became interested in disaster studies and went on to earn a Master of Science in Disaster Management from the University of Manchester, England. She enjoys bringing people together around food and loves travel.