Washington, DC -- Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced today that Ron Castleman has been named regional director for FEMA's Region VI, headquartered in Denton, Texas. As Region VI director, Castleman will oversee FEMA operations in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
"I look forward to working with Ron as part of the FEMA team," said Allbaugh. "His experience and commitment to excellence will help Region VI employees work even more effectively with their states and other partners."
Castleman has broad-based senior management experience that includes six years as senior vice president of human resources and administration for Amresco, Inc., a diversified financial services company. He also was director of personnel management for Coopers & Lybrand from 1985 to 1990.