Meet the Executive Officer

Commander Kathy Cyr

Training Center Petaluma Executive Officer Commander Kathy Cry

Commander Kathy Cyr is a 2006 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations Research and Computer Analysis. CDR Cyr is a cutterman with eight years of sea time: Deck Watch officer on USCGC RELIANCE (WMEC-615) based in Kittery, ME; Operations Officer on USCGC DEPENDABLE (WMEC-626) based in Cape May, NJ; Commanding Officer on USCGC ANACAPA (WPB- 1335) based in Petersburg, AK; and Executive Officer on USCGC STEADFAST (WMEC-623) in Astoria, OR. As a LTJG she served as the Intelligence Collection Manager for the Seventeenth District where she provided Intelligence information in support of operations ranging from High Seas Drift Net and Domestic Fisheries, to US Exclusive Economic Zone/Maritime Boundary Line enforcement. After her tour aboard ANACAPA, she earned her Master’s Degree in Coastal and Ocean Policy from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Following Graduate School, CDR Cyr served as the Enforcement Team Lead in the First District Enforcement Branch where she supervised the Living Marine Resources and General Law Enforcement divisions. Additionally, she was the Coast Guard Representative for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Law Enforcement Committee, a group that provides comment on the enforceability of interstate fisheries regulations; and the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), an international/intergovernmental fisheries science and management body.

CDR Kathy Cyr is married to CDR Lee Coyle, a USCG Reservist. They have three children: Gilbert, Benjamin, and Matilda.