Archive of Meeting Materials

Main Content

This page is an archive of documents from National Advisory Council meetings and conference calls held between December 2007 and today, listed in chronological order. Documents include Federal Register notices, agendas, meeting materials, written public comments—if they were received, and meeting notes.  NAC meetings are open to the public.

2007-2011

We are currently updating this page. In the meantime, please contact the Office of the NAC for any meeting documents prior to 2012.

2012

February 16, 2012 Meeting in San Francisco, CA

The NAC met in San Francisco, California on February 16, 2012 for the purpose of reviewing the progress and/or potential recommendations of its four subcommittees: Preparedness and Protection, Response and Recovery, Public Engagement and Mission Support, and Federal Insurance and Mitigation. The NAC discussed the Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8) on National Preparedness, the Campaign to Build and Sustain Preparedness, the National Mitigation Framework, the National Response Framework, the National Preparedness Goal, the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program, National Disaster Recovery Framework, and the personal disaster assistance and individual assistance programs. For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here. No public written comments were received prior to this meeting.

July 12, 2012 Meeting in Arlington, VA

The NAC met in Arlington, Virginia to review the progress and/or potential recommendations of its four subcommittees: Preparedness and Protection, Response and Recovery, Public Engagement and Mission Support, and Federal Insurance and Mitigation. The NAC discussed the National Frameworks as outlined in Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD–8) on National Preparedness, the Public Assistance Bottom-Up Review, Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Program, Whole Community within Strategic Foresight Initiative (SFI), Youth Preparedness Strategic Framework, and FEMA Workforce Transformation. For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here. No public written comments were received prior to this meeting.

October 18, 2012 Meeting in Arlington, VA

 The NAC met in Arlington, Virginia for the purpose of reviewing the progress and/ or potential recommendations of its four subcommittees: Preparedness and Protection, Response and Recovery, Public Engagement and Mission Support, and Federal Insurance and Mitigation. New members were sworn in at the beginning of the meeting, and the Administrator and Deputy Administrator discussed the general state of FEMA with the members. The NAC also discussed the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reform Bill; FEMA’s Private Sector Office initiative, the National Business Emergency Operation Center (NBEOC); youth preparedness and engagement; Mid-Level Career Program at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI); the Strategic Foresight Initiative (SFI); the use of specialized international teams in response; and the FEMA Qualification System (FQS). For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here. No public written comments were received prior to this meeting. 

2013

April 26, 2013 Meeting in Washington, DC

The NAC met in Washington, DC with the FEMA Administrator and FEMA Deputy Administrator for the purpose of reviewing the progress and/or potential recommendations of its three subcommittees: Preparedness and Protection Subcommittee; Response and Recovery Subcommittee; and Federal Insurance and Mitigation Subcommittee. The NAC also discussed how FEMA allocates planning, training, and funding resources to ensure whole community response and recovery efforts are sustainable beyond 72 hours; the National Mass Care Strategy; the review and update of the National Incident Management System (NIMS); Group Flood Insurance Policy; Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012; the FEMA Qualification System (FQS); and the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act. There was also a briefing on the FEMA Sandy After Action Report and the National Preparedness Grant Program. For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here. No public written comments were received prior to this meeting.

December 3, 2013 Public Teleconference

The NAC met by conference call to receive reports from its subcommittees on the following topics: review and update of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The NAC reviewed the information presented on each topic, deliberated on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees’ reports, and formulated recommendations for FEMA’s consideration. For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, public comments, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here.

2014

March 19, 2014 Meeting Philadelphia, PA

The NAC met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the FEMA Administrator to receive report outs from its subcommittees on the following topics: progress on issues related to federal insurance and mitigation, preparedness and protection, and response and recovery. The NAC reviewed the information presented on each topic, deliberated on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees’ reports, and formulated recommendations for FEMA’s consideration. The NAC also received briefings from FEMA Executive Staff on the following topics: America’s PrepareAthon; the FEMA Strategic Plan; Disability Inclusive Emergency Management; Implementation of the National Preparedness System; the Emergency Management Institute; the National Preparedness Grant Program; and FEMA’s Climate Adaptation and Resilience Initiative. For a copy of the agenda, the Federal Register Notice, written public comments, presentation materials, and meeting notes, please click here.

 

Last Updated: 
04/23/2014 - 11:36
Back to Top