Mr. Wolcott serves as the Director of the Mission Support Division for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region I Office in Boston, MA. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing customer-focused business management services and support infrastructure to enable FEMA mission success.
In 2011, Mr. Wolcott was appointed by the Regional Administrator to serve as the Acting Deputy Regional Administrator. In that role, he provides leadership and exercises overall responsibility for the development, administration and execution of FEMA’s resource management to ensure the efficiency of our programs and our support to the New England States.
Prior to being appointed as Director, Mr. Wolcott served in multiple roles within Mission Support starting as a Financial Management Specialist in 2000.
Before joining FEMA, Doug Wolcott served in the United States Coast Guard for over 20 years in various roles where he advanced through the enlisted ranks before retiring in 1999. While serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, he supported several major operations. He served as the on-site Senior Comptroller for TWA-800 Crash, supported the Midwest Floods in 1992, Haitian Migration Operation, and served as a Maritime Law Enforcement Boarding Officer for 3 years participating in the Drug Surveillance and Seizure Operations. During his time in the U.S. Coast Guard, Mr. Wolcott was the recipient of numerous awards including several Meritorious and Achievement Commendations for his service, including the U.S. Coast Guard Financial Officer, Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance.
In addition to his professional experience, he is also an active member of his community volunteering at the local food pantry where he coordinates the donations through the local businesses to distribute to families in need.