Marcia Hodges rejoined FEMA in January 2016, and serves as the Director of the Office of Executive Operations within the Office of the Administrator. Executive Operations coordinates and provides management oversight for FEMA’s Offices of Executive Secretariat, Regional Operations and Engagement, and the National Advisory Council. From 2003 to 2016, Marcia worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) as a Chief Inspector. In 2005, Marcia led the OIG team reviewing FEMA’s Disaster Management Activities in Response to Hurricane Katrina. Prior to DHS, Marcia worked for FEMA’s OIG from 1999 to 2003, during which she led a multi-disciplined team in New York City to assist and facilitate FEMA’s recovery efforts in response to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Marcia Hodges started her Federal Government career with FEMA in 1993. From 1993 to 1999, Marcia held several emergency management positions within FEMA’s Response and Recovery Directorate.
From 1986 to 1993, Marcia worked in the private sector. She is a native of the Virginia/Washington, DC metropolitan area and has a Bachelor of Arts from Hood College, and completed the Federal Executive Institute President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency Development Academy in 2004.