Region III About Us

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This section of the site contains information on FEMA Region III, its leadership, and the vision for the office.

FEMA Mission

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Regional Vision

Region III's vision is to create an environment that fosters quality and drives operational excellence in everything we do.

Senior Management

Regional Administrator: MaryAnn Tierney (PDF 35KB, TXT 3KB)
Deputy Regional Administrator: Robert Welch (PDF 22KB)
External Affairs Director: Dan Stoneking
Grants Director: Janice Barlow
Mission Support Director: Catherine McManus (acting)
Recovery Director: Jack Schuback
Response Director: John McGowan
Mitigation Director: Eugene Gruber
National Preparedness Director: Michael Sharon

Federal Coordinating Officers

Appointed by the President upon the declaration of a major disaster or emergency, Federal Coordinating Officers (FCOs) manage federal resource support activities in accordance with the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

There are four FCOs assigned to Region III: Donald Keldsen, Regis Phelan, William Watrel, and Steven Ward.

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Last Updated: 
09/19/2014 - 16:06
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