This section of the site contains information on FEMA Region 9 public outreach activities, media contacts, links to social media accounts and other agency information.
Members of the Media: Schedule an Interview!
FEMA's emergency response experts are available for interviews to discuss important issues that impact local communities. The FEMA Region IX Public Affairs Officer in Oakland, California facilitates media requests for reporters in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Pacific Southwest tribes and territories.
If you're a member of the media interested in scheduling an interview with FEMA, please contact Public Affairs Officer Brandi Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regional News Desk: (510) 627-7006
David Passey, External Affairs Director
Telephone: (510) 627-7054
Casey De Shong, Congressional Affairs
Telephone: (510) 627-7785
Michael Cummings, Private Sector Liaison
Telephone: (510) 627-7220
Veronica Verde, External Affairs Specialist
Telephone: (626) 431-3843
Frank Mansell, Mitigation Outreach Specialist
Telephone: (510) 368-0877
Robert Barker, Public Affairs Specialist
Telephone: (510) 627-7279