Carrie Downey

City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 619-522-7320
Carrie Downey Council Member

Physical Address

1825 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118

Carrie Downey joined the City Council again in December 2022, having served on the City Council previously from 2004-2012 and 2014-2018.  

Carrie’s current collateral assignments representing the City of Coronado include: 

  • City of Coronado/Coronado Unified School District Joint Committee (2 x2) 
  • City of Coronado/Naval Base Coronado Naval Complexes Working Group (chair-2014-2018, and member 2022-present)
  • Coronado Library Board of Directors, ex-officio member (2014-2018, 2022-present)
  • Coronado Library, Winn room subcommittee, Alternate
  • Coronado Mainstreet Ltd, Board of Directors, ex-officio member, Alternate
  • Coronado SAFE Coalition Board of Directors, ex officio member, Alternate
  • Grand Caribe Task Force, ex officio member
  • Metro Commission/Metro Wastewater (Joint Power Authority) Board of Directors, Alternate
  • National League of Cities, Energy Environment and Natural Resources Federal Advocacy Committee 

Carrie has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Juris Doctorate and a Master of Laws specializing in Environmental Law, from the University of San Diego, School of Law, where she currently works part-time as an Adjunct Professor teaching Energy Law and Policy since 2010. Carrie is a PhD candidate in Political Science, with emphasis in Public Policy and American Politics from Claremont Graduate School.

Carrie served in the Navy as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) for 10 years, her last 2 tours of duty in Coronado at North Island. Carrie and her family have lived in Coronado for 29 years and her children attended Coronado Schools and graduated from CHS.  Carrie has had a private law practice in Coronado for 22 years.


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