In keeping with the mayor’s support for the pilot, he ensured that city staff worked closely with team members. Most significantly, he directed a key contact in his administration, the director of strategic partnerships, to oversee the engagement and represent the mayor’s perspective on SC2 team activities. This point person established a close working relationship with the SC2 team lead, ensuring that SC2 team activities were implemented with direct input from and the support of the mayor’s office. As further evidence of this support, individual team members in New Orleans were granted access to high-level city staff to implement pilot activities. These included the city’s health commissioner; the deputy mayor of facilities infrastructure, and community development; the director of housing and community development; and the director of the mayor’s Office of Environmental Affairs.