Staff

Cassie Fitzwater, Technical Writer for the Polis Center

Cassie Fitzwater, Technical Writer for the Polis Center

As a Technical Writer for the Polis Center, Cassie Fitzwater is engaged in assisting the development of Hazard Mitigation Plans, a planning document required by FEMA in order for communities to receive funding for disaster migrating projects. Cassie started at the Polis Center as an intern in 2015 and transitioned into joining the Polis Center full-time during the summer of 2017. While at the Polis Center, Cassie has enjoyed participating in grant proposal submissions to organization like the MacArthur Foundation and in creating outreach materials.

A native of Indiana, Cassie holds a BA in English with a minor in History from Indiana University at IUPUI, where she is pursuing an MA in English and a Graduate Certificate in Professional Editing. Prior to engaging at the Polis Center, Cassie worked at the IUPUI University Library and the Shelby County Public Library – Shelbyville, Indiana.