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DHS Center Team Members

Rev. Jamie Johnson Director, DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood PartnershipA Center of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood PartnershipsRev. Jamie Johnson - Director, DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Biography Rev Jamie Johnson

Rev. Jamie Johnson directs the Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He was appointed by President Donald Trump to the position in March 2017.

Federal Goverment Portrait of Misty Angel, Acting Director of the DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood PartnershipsMisty Angel - Business Operations Manager

Misty has been with DHS since 2006, serving in multiple capacities as it relates to human capital, acquisitions, and budget matters with a focus on communication and process improvement.  Misty has been with FEMA for six years, where she has been the Business Operations Manager for the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, External Affairs, and the Office of Policy and Program Analysis. Misty also supported Mission Support within the Support Services Division. Misty began her federal career with the Department of Transportation in 2000. Prior to public service, Misty held various roles within a Fortune 500 insurance company.  Misty has a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Government Acquisitions.

Federal Government Portrait of Marcus Coleman.Marcus Coleman - Special Assistant to the Director

Marcus Coleman is a skilled coalition builder and strategic engagement professional with more than seven years of experience leading change in order to create more resilient communities. This includes expertise in cultivating, sustaining, and leveraging results driven partnerships at the national and local level between government and non-governmental groups, including the private sector; and non-profit, philanthropic, faith-based, and civic society organizations. Marcus earned Master of Public Administration from American University, a Bachelors in Business Administration from Howard University, and is a member of Harvard University National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.

Federal Goverment Portrait of Nicole Wood.Nicole Wood - Program Advisor

Nicole Wood is a compassionate voice with over 17 years of experience working on behalf of the underserved, uninformed, and victimized, representing multi-ethnic women, children, and their families. Nicole serves as an advisor, subject-matter expert, and strategic planner on meeting the needs of vulnerable populations, including survivors of human trafficking both domestically and internationally. Nicole currently serves as Program Advisor for the DHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. In this capacity she serves as content development subject-matter expert and liaison to multiple interagency working groups which provide public awareness resources, training, and trauma-informed approaches for faith and community leaders on the local and national level.  Nicole has completed post-graduate work in inter-religious educational training with Religions for Peace and World Council of Churches’ Bossey Ecumenical Institute.  Nicole has a master’s degree in Urban Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary, a master’s of Public Health in International Community Health and Health Promotion from Emory University, and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Environmental Studies from Adelphi University. Presently, Nicole resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with her husband and twin children.


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Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
500 C Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20472
Phone: 202-646-3487

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03/24/2017 - 13:40