WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be holding the next National Advisory Council (NAC) public meeting in Los Angeles, CA from September 17 - 18, 2014.
National Advisory Council (NAC) Meeting
Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center
September 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PDT)
During the meeting, the NAC will meet with the FEMA Administrator and leadership to receive program briefings, and it will review the progress and potential recommendations of its three subcommittees: Preparedness and Protection, Response and Recovery, and Federal Insurance and Mitigation.
The NAC will also discuss other topics to include:
- America’s PrepareAthon!
- FEMA’s Strategic Plan
- Public Health and Medical Integration in Emergency Management
- 2015 Special Olympics Preparations
- Emergency Management Coordination on College and University Campuses
A public comment period will be held on September 17, 2014 from 3:35 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. PDT. There will also be an opportunity for public comments after each subcommittee report-out on September 17, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Directions on how submit public comments can be found in the Federal Register Notice.
The NAC was established to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other man-made disasters. The NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management and incorporates federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, and non-profit and private sector partners’ input into the development and revision of FEMA policies and strategies.
For those planning to attend in person, for additional information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, please contact the Office of the NAC by email at FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov.
More information on the NAC is available at www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council.