Mike Womack, Louisiana Recovery Office Director
Thomas “Mike” Womack serves as the director for FEMA’s Louisiana Recovery Office. As LRO Director, Womack oversees FEMA’s recovery operations in Louisiana for hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Womack joined FEMA in 2012 as lead for the FEMA National Disaster Closeout Team. Prior to that, he served in the Army National Guard for nearly 30 years. He also served as the Response and Recovery Director and then Deputy Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Former Governor Haley Barbour appointed Womack Executive Director of MEMA in 2006, where he served until 2012.
He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this position and to the Louisiana Recovery Office.
Womack officially started the job on May 5, 2013.