Ms. Myung Kim serves as the Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. In this role, Ms. Kim oversees the various offices in the Office of the Administrator such as the DHS Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives, FEMA’s Executive Operations, the Office of Disability Integration & Coordination, and the Office of National Capital Region Coordination.
Ms. Kim began her career at FEMA in 2009 in the Response Directorate as a program analyst where she worked on revamping the Reservist program, a consolidated workforce review for the Agency, and other disaster workforce initiatives. She moved to the Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer in 2013 and served as the Director of Policy and Program Management for the organization before moving to the Office of the Administrator in 2017. Ms. Kim was a senior advisor for the Office of the Administrator supporting the Administrator and Acting Administrators from 2017-2019.
Prior to joining FEMA, she worked in the private sector as an attorney and analyst.
She holds a Juris Doctorate from the Catholic University of America and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.