Mr. Eric M. Leckey is the Deputy Associate Administrator for Mission Support at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a career member of the Senior Executive Service. Mr. Leckey was permanently selected for this position in October 2019 after serving in an acting capacity from July – October 2019.
As Deputy Associate Administrator, Mr. Leckey provides leadership and direction to achieve business excellence for a $340 million annual program of requirements in the areas of administrative and real property services, information technology, cyber security, procurement, security, and human capital. Mr. Leckey leads operational planning and is responsible for advising and assisting FEMA’s Associate Administrator for Mission Support in driving business excellence throughout mission support operations across FEMA.
Previously, Mr. Leckey served as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer from March 2015 – July 2019 and provided executive-level leadership, management, and oversight in the delivery of Agency-wide business administrative services.
In addition to his steady-state responsibilities, Mr. Leckey served as Deputy Chief of the Resources Support Section in the National Response Coordination Center. In this role, he provided leadership and support in the areas of emergency response and logistics. Additionally, Mr. Leckey deployed to States with Presidentially declared disasters to support response and recovery operations on the ground.
Mr. Leckey has served in several other leadership positions at FEMA since October 2011 and within the private sector and was an Advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security and Deputy Executive Secretary of the Homeland Security Council at the White House.
Mr. Leckey holds an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College, a B.S. in Urban Affairs with a minor in Political Science from Wright State University, and an Executive Certificate in Public Leadership from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.