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Region VI Grants Management Division

Welcome to the Region VI Grants Management Division (GMD) webpage.  This page was designed with you, the recipient in mind.  We hope it will become a valuable resource when you have questions about available funding and training opportunities through FEMA.

It is our goal to make your FEMA Region VI experience a pleasant one.  We work hard to provide excellent customer service while working with you in the following areas:

  • Cooperative Agreements and Grant Awarding
  • Monitoring – Desk Reviews and Site Visits
  • Quarterly Cash Analysis
  • Single Audit Resolution
  • Technical Assistance

GMD Leadership

  • Mark D. Price, Division Director
  • Lydia Brooks, Branch Chief Disaster Team  
  • David McCoy, Branch Chief Non-Disaster Team  

Region VI GMD - Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact us by e-mail at: FEMA-R6-Grants-Inquiry@fema.dhs.gov

We can also be reached by phone at: 940-383-7370

Region VI GMD – Partners

Mitigation Division

National Preparedness Division

Disaster Grants

Team Lead
Cathy Ludwig (LA &TX), Team Lead Grants Management Specialist
Madeleine Taylor (AR, NM,OK), Team Lead Grants Management Specialist

Arkansas
Regina Sitzes, Grants Management Specialist
Tiffani Herendeen, Compliance Grants Management Specialist

Louisiana
Vacant, Grants Management Specialist
Vacant, Compliance Grants Management Specialist

New Mexico
Tim Zapata, FIT Grants Management Specialist
Tiffani Herendeen, Compliance Grants Management Specialist

Oklahoma
Lisa Young, FIT Grants Management Specialist
Tiffani Herendeen, Compliance Grants Management Specialist

Texas
Khris Douglas, Grants Management Specialist
Ximena Desgroux, Compliance Grants Management Specialist
Eunice Zuniga, Compliance Grants Management Specialist

Disaster Case Management – Assistance Listings Number 97.088

Fire Management Assistance – Assistance Listings Number 97.046

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – Assistance Listings Number 97.039

Individual and Households Grant Program – Assistance Listings Number 97.048, 97.050

Public Assistance Grant Program – Assistance Listings Number 97.036

Non-Disaster Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Arkansas, Oklahoma
Ann Furbay, Grants Management Specialist

Louisiana
Michael Brown, Grants Management Specialist

New Mexico, Texas,
Greg Manning, Grants Management Specialist

Texas
Jennifer Knecht, Grants Management Specialist

Community Assistance Program – State Support Services Element – Assistance Listings Number 97.023

Cooperating Technical Partners – Assistance Listings Number 97.045

Earthquake State Assistance Program – Assistance Listings Number 97.082

Flood Mitigation Assistance - Assistance Listings Number 97.029

National Dam Safety – Assistance Listings Number 97.041

Pre-Disaster Mitigation – Assistance Listings Number 97.047

Repetitive Flood Claims – Assistance Listings Number 97.092

Severe Repetitive Loss – Assistance Listings Number 97.110

Preparedness Grants

Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletins

Preparedness Grants Managed by FEMA

Program Management

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma
Roberto Ramirez, Grants Program Analyst
Cathy Severs, AFG Grants Program Analyst

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) – Assistance Listings Number  97.044

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) – Assistance Listings Number  97.042

Emergency Operations Center Grant (EOC) - Assistance Listings Number  97.052

New Mexico, Texas
Andrea Selmon, Grants Program Analyst
Cathy Severs, AFG Grants Program Analyst

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) – Assistance Listings Number 97.044

Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) – Assistance Listings Number 97.042

Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP) – Assistance Listings Number 97.111

Program Support and Analysis

Carmen Etienne, Program Support Assistant

Darla Wade, Program Analyst

Training Links

Fundamentals of Grants Management Course – E705

Grants Management Toolkit

Grants Management Technical Assistance (GMTA) Program

Last Updated: 
04/01/2020 - 17:52