Cara Dougherty

Program Coordinator

Energy, Infrastructure, and Environment

Cara Dougherty serves as a policy coordinator for NGA’S Center for Best Practices Energy, Infrastructure, and Environment policy divisions.

She graduated with honors from Dickinson College in 2021 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and English. Prior to joining NGA, Cara interned at the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) in 2018, and at a political consulting firm in Washington, D.C. offering communications and data services to clients in 2019 and 2020.

Cara is originally from New Jersey.