Fiscal Year 2022 National Advisory Council Membership Applications


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requests that qualified individuals interested in serving on the FEMA National Advisory Council (NAC) apply for appointment.

Date: January 31, 2022 - March 31, 2022

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National Advisory Council members advise the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management, they are critical resources for the agency to meet its mission.

If you are interested in applying to serve on the National Advisory Council, please follow these instructions for submitting an application package no later than 11:59 p.m. ET March 31. Application materials required include a cover letter, high level summary highlighting your most important accomplishments which qualify you to serve on the council, resume, and a letter of recommendation.

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will appoint up to 14 members who will begin serving on the council beginning in December. The agency is accepting applications for 11 discipline-specific positions and three Administrator-selected positions. Discipline-specific positions include climate change, cybersecurity, disabilities, access and functional needs, elected state officials, emergency management, emergency medical provider, non-elected local official, non-elected state government officials, public health, and standards setting and accrediting. For more information about what each position entails, please see the NAC Charter.

Newly selected members will serve up to a 3-year term on the council. If other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications.

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Last updated October 21, 2022