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Offices & Leadership

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Last Updated: November 30, 2021

Office of the Administrator

The Office of the Administrator contains program offices that directly support the Administrator and Deputy Administrator in the performance of their duties, as well as several program offices that provide agency-wide coordination, guidance, and oversight on key topics.

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Deanne Criswell, FEMA Administrator

Nancy Dragani

Nancy Dragani, Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Administrator

Michael Coen

Michael Coen, Chief of Staff

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Jenna Peters, Deputy Chief of Staff

Disability Integration and Coordination

The Office of Disability Integration and Coordination helps FEMA deliver the agency’s shared mission of helping people before, during and after disasters in ways that maximize the inclusion of, and accessibility for, people with disabilities.

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Linda Mastandrea, Director

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Sonia Klukas, Deputy Director

Equal Rights

The Office of Equal Rights serves the agency and the nation by supporting a discrimination-free work place and equal access to FEMA programs and services, for all disaster survivors.

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Jo Linda Johnson, Director

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Vacant, Deputy Director

External Affairs

The Office of External Affairs engages, informs and educates our partners and the public to achieve the FEMA mission of helping people before, during and after disasters.

Justin Knighten

Justin Knighten, Director

Lucas Hitt

Lucas Hitt, Deputy Director


The Office of the Chief Financial Officer's mission is to build an empowered, experienced and engaged workforce, promote organizational alignment and collaboration, and mature and optimize business processes.

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Mary Comans, Chief Financial Officer

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Benjamin Moncarz, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

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Greg Teets, Assistant Administrator, Financial Management

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Lasheeco Graham, Assistant Administrator, Budget

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Christopher Kraft, Assistant Administrator, Financial Systems

National Capital Region Coordination

The Office of the National Capital Region Coordination conducts preparedness, planning, and operational activities and provides leadership and coordination within the National Capital Region to synchronize and integrate the whole community in executing homeland security and emergency management activities.

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Kim Kadesch, Director

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Ken Wall, Deputy Director

Policy and Program Analysis

The Office of Policy and Program Analysis serves the department and agency with broad expertise and an objective, enterprise-wide view, providing exceptional consultation and customer service to help FEMA effectively evaluate, decide, govern, and execute its strategic goals.

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Cynthia Spishak, Associate Administrator

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Paul Judson, Deputy Associate Administrator

Professional Responsibility

The Office of Professional Responsibility ensures expeditious, fair, and objective follow up and resolution of all allegations of employee misconduct and assists FEMA in building a culture that reflects our core values of compassion, fairness, integrity and respect for our employees and those we serve.

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Lauren Kaufer, Director

Jessica Samuel

Jessica Samuel, Deputy Director

Chief Counsel

The Office of Chief Counsel is responsible for ensuring that the agency carries out its statutory responsibilities, advising on policies and regulations, and representing the agency in litigation.

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Adrian Sevier, Chief Counsel

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Michael Cameron, Principal Deputy Chief Counsel

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Erik Claudio, Deputy Chief Counsel for General Law (Acting)

Carol Ann Adamcik
, Deputy Chief Counsel for Operations Law

DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships fosters partnerships between government and faith-based organizations to increase the nation’s resilience by creating trust and developing relationships.

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Marcus Coleman, Director

Mission Support

Mission Support delivers quality, mission-focused business excellence across five lines of business, which include human resources; information technology; facilities and administrative services; security; and procurement.

Traci Clever

Traci Clever, Associate Administrator

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Eric Leckey
, Deputy Associate Administrator


The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer manages FEMA facilities; occupational safety, health, and environmental programs; information management; accountable property; and other support services to enable FEMA’s mission success.

Alexandra Travis

Alexandra Travis, Chief Administrative Officer

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Kevin Yusman, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (Acting)

Andre Pennardt

Dr. Andre Pennardt, Chief Medical Officer

Human Capital

The Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer provides oversight, direction, and operational support for an integrated program of recruitment, hiring, training, leadership development, performance management, employee benefits and work-life programs for the FEMA workforce.

Paige Hinkle-Bowles

Paige Hinkle-Bowles, Chief Component Human Capital Officer

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Christine Nalli, Deputy Chief for Operations

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Jason Arnold, Deputy Chief for Strategic Services

Information Technology

The Office of the Chief Information Officer provides enterprise IT services vital to carrying out FEMA’s mission for both disaster survivors and our employees. This includes providing secure IT capabilities so that FEMA IT is “always ready” to support our stakeholders and workforce.

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Lytwaive Hutchinson, Chief Information Officer

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Scott Bowman, Deputy Chief Information Officer

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Monica Langley, Deputy Chief Information Officer (Disaster Operations)

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Ted Okada, Chief Technology Officer

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Dr. Gregory Edwards, Chief Information Security Officer


The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer's mission is to deliver the best business solutions by providing a full range of acquisition services to FEMA programs, partners and the survivor community considerate of the laws, rules and regulations that govern the federal acquisition process in a manner that is directly focused on the mission of FEMA.

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Bobby McCane, Chief Procurement Officer

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Lester Ingol, Deputy Chief Procurement Officer


The Office of Chief Security Officer provides comprehensive and values-based security services, programs and activities designed to protect FEMA personnel, facilities, information and equipment, and to mitigate the risk of loss to the government due to fraudulent activities.

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Tami Franklin, Chief Security Officer

Kimberly Brown-Davis

Kimberly Brown-Davis, Deputy Chief Security Officer

Regional Offices

FEMA consists of ten regions in the continental United States and territories.

Region 1

Region 1 includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Paul Ford

Paul Ford, Region 1 Administrator (Acting)

Daniel McElhinney

Daniel McElhinney, Region 1 Deputy Administrator (Acting)

Region 2

Region 2 includes New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Chad Gorman

Chad Gorman, Region 2 Administrator (Acting)

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Jason Wind, Region 2 Deputy Administrator (Acting)

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Jose Baquero, Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator, Puerto Rico and USVI

Region 3

Region 3 includes Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia and West Virginia.

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MaryAnn E. Tierney, Region 3 Administrator

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Janice Barlow, Region 3 Deputy Administrator

Region 4

Region 4 includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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Gracia Szczech, Region 4 Administrator

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Robert Samaan, Region 4 Deputy Administrator

Region 5

Region 5 includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Moises Dugan

Moises Dugan, Region 5 Administrator (Acting)

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Robert "Bob" Vehe, Region 5 Deputy Administrator (Acting)

Region 6

Region 6 includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

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Tony Robinson, Region 6 Administrator

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Traci Brasher, Region 6 Deputy Administrator (Acting)

Region 7

Region 7 includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Kathy Fields

Kathy Fields, Region 7 Administrator (Acting)

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Vacant, Region 7 Deputy Administrator

Region 8

Region 8 includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

Leadership - Tammy Littrell

Tammy Littrell, Region 8 Administrator (Acting)

Lanney Holmes

Lanney Holmes, Region 8 Deputy Administrator (Acting)

Region 9

Region 9 includes Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia.

Robert Fenton

Robert J. Fenton, Region 9 Administrator

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Vacant, Region 9 Deputy Administrator

Region 10

Region 10 includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Leadership - Vincent Maykovich

Vincent Maykovich, Region 10 Administrator (Acting)

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Scott Zaffram, Region 10 Deputy Administrator (Acting)


FEMA Resilience aims to build a culture of preparedness through insurance, mitigation, continuity, preparedness programs and grants.

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Alex Amparo, Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Administrator for Resilience

Victoria Salinas

Victoria Salinas, Associate Administrator for Resilience

Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration

The Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration manages the National Flood Insurance Program and a range of programs designed to mitigate against future losses from all hazards including floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters.

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David Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation and Senior Executive, National Flood Insurance Program

Katherine Fox

Katherine Fox, Assistant Administrator, Mitigation

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Eric Letvin, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Mitigation

Angela Gladwell, Director, Hazard Mitigation Assistance

Paul Huang

Paul Huang, Assistant Administrator, Insurance

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Jeffrey Jackson, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Insurance

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Michael Grimm, Assistant Administrator, Risk Management

Nick Shufro, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Risk Management

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Nimisha Agarwal, Assistant Administrator, Fund Management


The Grant Programs Directorate delivers and supports grant programs that help the nation before, during, and after disasters in order to make the country more resilient​.

Chris Logan

Chris Logan, Assistant Administrator (Acting)

Bob Farmer

Bob Farmer, Deputy Assistant Administrator (Acting)

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Stacey Street, Director, Grants Management Division

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David Santiago, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Grants Systems and Policy Integration

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Alonna Barnhart, Senior Technical Advisor, Grants Management Modernization

Law Enforcement Engagement and Integration

The Office of Law Enforcement and Integration enhances communication and coordination between FEMA and the law enforcement community by enabling synchronization of initiatives that involve law enforcement and security activities.

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Roberto Hylton, Director

National Continuity

The National Continuity Programs guide the planning, implementation and assessment of continuity programs that enable federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments to continue performance of essential functions and deliver critical services across a broad spectrum of emergencies when normal operations are disrupted.

Michael George

Michael George, Assistant Administrator

Daniel Lipka

Daniel Lipka, Deputy Assistant Administrator

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Berl D. Jones, Jr., Executive Administrator, Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center

Donald Roth, Deputy Executive Administrator, Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center

National Preparedness

The National Preparedness Directorate connects individuals, organizations, and communities with research and tools to build and sustain capabilities to prepare for any disaster or emergency.

Chad Gorman

Chad Gorman, Assistant Administrator, National Preparedness (Acting)

Scott Kelberg

Scott Kelberg, Deputy Assistant Administrator (Acting)

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Joel Doolin, Director, National Assessments & Integration

Erin Hoffman, Director, National Exercises and Technological Hazards Division

Tony Russell, Superintendent, Center for Domestic Preparedness

Jeff Stern, Superintendent, Emergency Management Institute

Response and Recovery

The Office of Response and Recovery provides guidance leadership and oversight to build, sustain and improve the coordination and delivery of support to citizens and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to save lives, reduce suffering, protect property and recover from all hazards.

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Anne Bink, Associate Administrator

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David Bibo, Deputy Associate Administrator

Field Operations

The Field Operations Directorate organizes the incident workforce, provides field leadership, ensures training and qualifications of the incident workforce, and coordinates effective and efficient availability and deployments to ensure the agency is able to help people before, during, and after disasters.

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John Rabin, Assistant Administrator

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Leiloni Stainsby, Deputy Assistant Administrator

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Justo Hernandez, Director, Operational Coordination

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Rodriqus McAllister, National Incident Management Assistance Team Leader (Blue) (Acting)

David Samaniego, National Incident Management Assistance Team Leader (West)


Logistics Management's mission is to deliver the right resources, at the right place, at the right time, to support state, local, tribal and territorial governments.

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Jeffrey Dorko, Assistant Administrator

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Carla Gammon, Deputy Assistant Administrator


The Recovery office provides assistance to individuals and communities overwhelmed by all hazards, including acts of terrorism, natural disasters or other emergencies.

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Keith Turi, Assistant Administrator

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Melissa Forbes, Deputy Administrator

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Christopher Smith, Director, Individual Assistance

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Matthew Redding, Deputy Director, Individual Assistance


The Response office provides the core, coordinated federal operational response capability needed to save and sustain lives, minimize suffering and protect property in a timely and effective manner in communities that become overwhelmed by natural disasters, acts of terrorism or other emergencies.

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Damon Penn, Assistant Administrator

Matthew Payne

Matthew Payne, Deputy Assistant Administrator

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Eric Edwards, Director, Disaster Emergency Communications Division

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David Kang, Director, Planning and Exercise Division

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Jeremy L. Greenberg, Director, Operations Division

U.S. Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration supports and strengthens fire and emergency medical services and stakeholders to prepare for, prevent, mitigate and respond to all hazards.

Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell

Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, Administrator

Leadership - Tonya Hoover

Tonya Hoover, Deputy Administrator